chapter 14 God does not approve of wild behaviour 1 Corinthians 14:33 God does not cause wild behaviour and he does not approve of it. Does not speak to men. Deborah, Huldah, and Anna, must not be drawn into a rule or If they want to find out about something. Unless. 1 Corinthians 14:35 indicates the kind of speaking some women were engaging in; these women wanted to learn and were asking questions. Even at Corinth where this gift of tongues was widespread, Paul could still outdo them! Those who will not be taught by God through understandable language, will become fixed in their unbelief and even justified, by the speaking in strange tongues. at a church meeting; but not in such sort, as carried in it But if no one is there who can explain. There was a mixture of nationalities here. Armies in all ages have been directed by the sound of a bugle. See note on. One of the outskirts of Corinth was Cenchrea, which was a seaport. He has God's wisdom; and Christians must obey him always (1 Corinthians chapters 1-2). 31. The women were to be silent (sigao) with respect to speaking during the 1 Corinthians 14 meeting. But in fact, the church then would be like a group of crazy people!”, ) can be safely done by the entire church; (, ) will convince sinners. 1 Corinthians 14:33 33 For God is not the author of 9 confusion but of peace, w as in all the churches of the saints. The women should keep quiet. The Bible has been translated into more than. Which women??? If they want to find out about something. As he sees “Christ on the cross,” he will bow down and worship God! Because they considered this gift the most honored, those who had it would, the public meetings by speaking long and loud in foreign languages (strange tongues). There is much confusion about tongues (languages). So far as evil is concerned. them! one who speaks God’s message must be peaceful. Such things as the flute or harp must sound the notes distinctly to communicate the tune being played. 2 I am writing to God’s church in Corinth, # 1:2a Corinth was the capital city of Achaia, the southern region of the Greek peninsula. ], 23. together as a choir. He is the God of peace; and his religion will tend to … Church worship is the public meeting.] 2. Others think they were gifts of the knowledge of languages. He is the God who, at the beginning of the world, arranged everything in order. What he said about tongues was not out of jealousy! The false teacher, to please the Greeks, denied the raising from death of the body; taught that the only resurrection Christ promised was a spiritual resurrection from the death of sin; and taught that this resurrection was already past (2 Timothy 2:18). Those who heard, were taught by it. UNPACK this…For College Basketball Fans. This is the real point of the quotation in 1 Corinthians 14:21. Proud member So when I come to you. What about the role of women in the church? All speaking is not prohibited; they might speak their experiences to the church, or give an account of the work of God The Corinthians were more interested in, and so were misusing the gifts from the Holy Spirit. But if I do not know the language. Went the word of God forth into the world from you women? A false prophet with a false message then could have done much harm to the church. Greeks and Romans made up most the people. (, ) The one who spoke in tongues did not understand what he was saying (, So it could not be just a gift of knowledge. The Greek paints a picture of “hunters in the chase.” “Strive for love with every means in your power!! In anger, God says he will give his lessons to them through the lips of foreign conquerors.” The strange tongues in this quotation would. 35. for God is not a God of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints. He knew that there were both men and women prophets in the church, and that God had said, Sons and daughters shall prophesy.’” [See note on, ) “Those prophets were to the church then as our Bible is to us today. In this chapter he examines the raising of Christ from death, and how this relates to the raising of the dead. A Daily Devotional. al., takes this to be a proof to unbelievers in the sense of Acts 2:5-13. 30. He has no thought about men and their wives, but about men and women who are to prophesy (, It means not so much as a sigh or a grunt. Those who speak God’s message (1 Corinthians 14:29). By speaking God’s message in a form which they can understand. The apophthegm of 1 Corinthians 14:32 exemplifies the universal principle of order in God’s works; cf. The gift of strange tongues, has no value when used in the public meetings. ) This was done in understandable language. Some think they were “ecstatic speech” in no language at all. Notice what Christ said in, “Speaking God’s message is still the most important of the gifts, but strange tongues have their place also.”, “These who have spiritual gifts must not fight and quarrel and try to outdo each other; and the women prophets must not judge the speakers or interrupt the worship with questions.”, as the “prison of the soul,” and expected their happiness to come by being freed from the body forever by death. !” Yet love does not replace the spiritual gifts. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 14:33. 20. The city of Corinth was believed to be a city of about 600,000 people when this was written to them. Encouragement. This was done in understandable language. Notice what Christ said in Matthew 7:22-23. Because God. he spoke God’s message. See note on 1 Corinthians 12:1. T. C. Edwards takes this view. Because they considered this gift the most honored, those who had it would show off inthe public meetings by speaking long and loud in foreign languages (strange tongues). Useful Bible Studies > 1 Corinthians Commentary > chapter 14. How then can you pretend to teach men?” But we must also consider Miriam, the first prophetess (, Deborah, a prophetess who judged Israel (. That “all” should speak God’s message is a part of the Messianic ideal (compare. When he hears God’s Truth, and measures his life by it, his secret thought will be brought out into the open (to himself). It is not boisterous and disorderly. ], “If strange tongues are the supreme gift from the Spirit, then to have the whole church speaking in these at the same time ought to be the very peak of spiritual power. The words as in all the churches of the saints, if connected with 1 Corinthians 14:33, do not give a pertinent sense. Five words that teach others are more valuable than thousands of words in strange tongues!!! “So that all will learn and be encouraged.” This verse tells HOW that is possible. Perhaps Paul is saying that tongues are indeed a sign to unbelievers, but not a positive sign. He is the God of peace; and his religion will tend to promote order. The “competitive spirit” and the desire to “show off” are childlike. 18. God is not the author of confusion - Margin, “Tumult,” or “unquietness.” His religion cannot tend to produce disorder. One man has a hymn. Therefore, what he said was inspired, even though it did not benefit those who heard it. Paul paraphrases Isaiah 28:11-12to make a strong statement about the inferiority of strange tongues (glossolalia). Verse 35. Denomination: Baptist. The question is: Who is to decide this??? Did Christ employ any of your sex as apostles? But he does not exclude intuition and emotion; cf. (2) They do not have the authority to judge those who speak. 1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Sosthenes. could include every prophet there except the ones speaking. ) Helps the whole church. The reason for that is due in no small part to the clash that this text brings to modern egalitarian sensibilities. To prophesy is to speak God’s message by inspiration. This implies more than one gift was possible. In this passage Paul clearly stated that women are to keep silent in church. The next verse tells us what this specific silence is about. His religion cannot tend to produce disorder. The bugle. example in such cases. We can see in 1 Corinthians 14:28 this silence applied to the use of a spiritual gift. This is Paul’s scale of values. 22. Therefore, what he said was inspired, even though it did not benefit those who heard it. Sometimes many would speak in strange tongues at the same time, trying to shout down the others, creating confusion. rules, that all might prophesy; in which he would be understood So then, my brothers. 34 Wie in allen Gemeinden der Heiligen lasset eure Weiber schweigen in der Gemeinde; denn es soll ihnen nicht zugelassen werden, daß sie reden, sondern sie sollen untertan sein, wie auch das Gesetz sagt. 5. “These who have spiritual gifts must not fight and quarrel and try to outdo each other; and the women prophets must not judge the speakers or interrupt the worship with questions.”. in a foreign language, pray in such a manner, his prayer to the edification of the church.”, Paul shows that for worship to be helpful, and for a sane and sound church life, the, must work together with the energies of the (human), In a sense, these next few verses counterbalance what he said in, Paul is completely opposed to a blind fanaticism or irrational mysticism. Each of them is used for the purpose of COMMUNICATING with others! 1 Corinthians 14:33 (NASB) 2 Those who speak in strange tongues do not speak to others but to God, because no one understands them. By Paul’s “rule of thumb,” the beautiful abstract must take second place to the practical. 33. They will be loyal to their husbands or wives. Only one speaking at a time. women (ewmvl) , "to hear": 1 Corinthians: Exegesis of 14:33-35 Because a straightforward reading is in stark contrast to what is reasonable and what Paul says in other places, there have been various attempts to understand the principles Paul is trying to convey. 33 For God is not the authour of confusion, but of peace, as in all Churches of the Saints. It is love then. by the ministry of men? This also applies to “old fashioned church language” when it is spoken to those who cannot understand it. 39. Set your hearts. MacKnight takes this view. law requires of women unto men. something which the hearers can understand! When you meet for worship. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. is to speak God’s message by inspiration. Each one tried to get ahead of the other. They are to preserve order in the meeting. Love is the “best of all,” even greater than faith and hope! But Paul explained that God considers human wisdom to be foolish. Watch our overview video on the book of 1 Corinthians, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. That 1 Corinthians 14:33 has an appropriate conclusion in the words "God is not a God of confusion but of peace." Matthew Henry :: Commentary on 1 Corinthians 14 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. Won’t they say that you are all crazy? God does not approve of wild behaviour 1 Corinthians 14:33. Good Ideas Vs. God Ideas In Business. This is a restriction of, and an exception to one of the above Hearing God. Even such lifeless. That “all” should speak God’s message is a part of the Messianic ideal (compareRevelation 1:6). (3) That two or three sing together as a choir. Paul looks at the use of gifts from the Spirit, as this relates to the church meetings. 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. 16. The three calls for silence in 1 Corinthians 14 were each given in response to three specific “speaking” situations that were occurring during gatherings of churches in Corinth (1 Cor. 1 Corinthians 14:33. 1 Corinthians 14:33King James Version (KJV) 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. This is the real point of the quotation in, by God through understandable language, will become fixed in their unbelief and even justified, by the speaking in strange tongues. Lipscomb says: “Let him pray that he may have the gift of interpreting what he says in the tongue, else he will not profit those who hear.” MacKnight ties it in with 1 Corinthians 14:14. Each of them is used for the purpose of COMMUNICATING with others! He never has to go back and apologize because he "misspoke." Well, you’re not alone. Better is superior to good. Explanation, commentary, insight and analysis. In strange tongues. 31 For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted. This is the key to the use of spiritual gifts. He loves his people and provides wise advice through his written word, the Bible. What should I do, then? Paul was an inspired apostle. All rights reserved. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient. Church worship is the public meeting.] Church meetings that can benefit everyone present 1 Corinthians 14:26. of men only, and not of women; and is directed against a practice In these book-ended verses, Paul encourages edifying and gifted speech, and he encourages orderly participation in church meetings, regardless of gender (1 Cor. Greetings from Paul. [Lipscomb, et. When Peter preached on Pentecost (Acts 2), he spoke God’s message. As Paul said in 1 Corinthians 12:31: “Set your hearts, then, on the more important gifts.” The gift of speaking God’s message. Chapter 14. “So that all will learn and be encouraged.”, This verse tells HOW that is possible. 1 Corinthians 12:14, NIV: "Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many." The Greeks viewed the body as the “prison of the soul,” and expected their happiness to come by being freed from the body forever by death. This same word appears in 1 Corinthians 14:28, and is translated should stop in 1 Corinthians 14:30. Those who speak in tongues are to be silent (sigao) when no interpreter is present (14:28). 3:16 ) , "thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall was it admitted of in the Jewish synagogue; there, we are told No one could understand what they were saying. it brings some teaching. A literal, straightforward reading Anyone who has tried to communicate across the, It was proper for them to be eager for the gifts from the Spirit (, This is the key to the use of spiritual gifts. Compare, The context of this quotation is “drunken Israelites mocking God’s message as spoken by the prophet, as though it were only suitable for little children. Must be of help. 1 Corinthians 14:33, NLT: "For God is not a God of disorder but of peace, as in all the meetings of God's holy people." In 1 Corinthians chapter 11, Paul acknowledges that Corinthian … Compare 1 Corinthians 2:6; 1 Corinthians 8:9-11. What he is saying, then, is: “It is disgraceful for a prophetess to judge a speaking prophet in the church meeting, or to interrupt the church meeting by asking questions.” F. I. Stanley writes: “It now becomes apparent that this scripture does not contradict such verses as 1 Corinthians 14:3-4; 1 Corinthians 11:4-5; Acts 21:9; Philippians 4:2-3; Joel 2:28; Acts 2:14-16, and a host of other scriptures, but rather complements them, and gives a woman her place in the church, by the side of man, and in subordination to him.”[This whole subject is carefully examined in C. R. Nichol’s book, God’s Woman.]. The “best speakers” would not be allowed to suppress the others.]. But this could not be done unless they were made to understand what was being said. The “competitive spirit” and the desire to “show off” are, Little children are “innocent” in many ways. To help them endure the problems of life. says: “Let him pray that he may have the gift of interpreting what he says in the tongue, else he will not profit those who hear.”. By this the apostle would signify, that the reason why women are not to speak in the church, or to preach and teach publicly, or be concerned in the ministerial function, is, because this is an act of power, and authority; of rule and government, and so contrary to that subjection which God in his law requires of women unto men. 17. The tongues were a real and desirable gift. Unity and Variety. rule over thee". Get your team aligned with all the tools you need on one secure, reliable video platform. To stir them up to spiritual activity. As Paul said in, : “Set your hearts, then, on the more important gifts.”, Because we use “prophecy” to mean “predicting the future,” it is not the best word of translation. The gift of speaking God’s message (prophecy) serves the church better. That did not happen in Corinth, and Paul did not tell the Christians there to do that. Did Christ employ any of your sex as apostles? The Corinthians acted without thinking of anyone but themselves, as though they were the only church in the world, and that they ought to set the example for everyone else. They are to preserve order in the meeting. 8. teach publicly, or be concerned in the ministerial function, is, Striving for love does not mean forgetting everything else. Today, church leaders often organise each meeting at their churches. 13. To make their faith stronger. of gifts from the Spirit, as this relates to the church meetings. It was proper for them to be eager for the gifts from the Spirit (1 Corinthians 14:1). 1 Fee gives the textual evidence as follows: “Most MSS (including P 46 A B K Ψ 0243 33 81 1739 Maj) include these verses here [after v. 33]; they are found after v. 40 in D F G 88* a b d f g Ambrosiaster Sedulius-Scotus, thus the entire Western tradition” (The First Epistle to the Corinthians [NICNT] 699, n. 1). But in church worship. The next verse tells us what this specific silence is about. But if he does not pay attention. Compare 1 Corinthians 11:18-20. Those who had the ability to “tell the difference” (1 Corinthians 12:10 note)would be best able to do this, but others could include every prophet there except the ones speaking. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. God originally created the earth with such perfection and beauty that the angels shouted with joy!Our Creator does all things in an organized manner and completes all His works in exquisite splendor. in the church; nor was it suffered in the churches of Christ; nor Lipscomb says: “The thought evidently is: ‘I will sing as the Spirit directs or inspires, and I will sing in a language that those who hear can understand.’ This expression is often quoted in connection with song service in a sense in which it was not used.”. Help, not compete! F2, the men came to teach, and the 36. See figure 8. Read more Share Copy Paul taught that man himself is a trinity (1 Thessalonians 5:23), and showed the raising from death of the body is one of the great Christian doctrines (Acts 17:18; Acts 17:31-32). As he sees “Christ on the cross,” he will bow down and worship God! But the loudest blast means nothing, if it does not communicate something which the hearers can understand! For the gift to explain. [The church is the people. One by one. They are not to address the church at all with respect to delivering a tongue. By Paul’s “rule of thumb,” the beautiful abstract must take second place to the practical. al., takes this to be a proof to unbelievers in the sense of, But Paul wants to restrain, rather than stimulate, the use of strange tongues at Corinth. While the others judge. (2) Those who speak in strange tongues should speak two or three sentences at the most, and then someone else explain what they said. 33 For God is not a God of disorder(A)but of peace(B)—as in all the congregations(C)of the Lord’s people. There is much confusion about tongues (languages). Sometimes many would speak in strange tongues at the same time, trying to shout down the others, creating confusion. [All the prophets would have their turn, but only two or three at any one meeting. To help them endure the problems of life. Because it communicates instruction. this silence applied to the use of a spiritual gift. 14:26, 39-40 CSB). What Paul says here may be directed mostly toward “ecstatic speech” which is gibberish. 1. (, ) If they want to find out something about what the “judges” have done, they can ask at home. But love opens the true way to everything else! In such a case, those who speak in strange tongues are to keep quiet. 30 If any thing be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace. b reason why women are not to speak in the church, or to preach and (. Speaking in strange tongues made this person feel close to God and gave him a sense of power (compare, By speaking God’s message in a form which they can understand. When he hears God’s Truth, and measures his life by it, his secret thought will be brought out into the open (to himself). The strange tongues may serve a similar sad purpose in the church. 24. This also included inspired prayer (1 Corinthians 14:14)and inspired singing (1 Corinthians 14:15; 1 Corinthians 14:26). 4. word. The gift of strange tongues, has no value when used in the public meetings, unless: (1) it brings a revelation from God; (2) it brings some knowledge; (3) it brings some inspired message; (4) it brings some teaching. But this could not be done unless they were made to understand what was being said. [All the prophets would have their turn, but only two or three at any one meeting. By this the apostle would signify, that the The most important message from God will mean nothing if it is spoken in a strange tongue which no one can understand, not even the one who speaks it. F. I. Stanley brings up two important things: (1) “Paul does not discriminate between the prophets. How Can I Hear God Speak To Me? The unruly prophet is not genuine. 1. Complaints about worship have existed since the beginning of Christianity. 1 Corinthians 14:34 Context. And worship God. to you who have been called by God to be his own holy people. CHAPTER 12. The Bible has been translated into more than 1,500 different languages!!! In this chapter he examines the raising of Christ from death, and how this relates to the raising of the dead. The church of Corinth was noted for the disorder rampant in that assembly (verse 33). There seems to be a contradiction between 1 Corinthians 14:22 and 1 Corinthians 14:23-25. ii. Others who were much better qualified to. If it were not, women would not be allowed to sing a note or to speak a word of any kind in a church meeting! 1 Corinthians 14:34-35. It was by the Holy Spirit’s power that he spoke. Paul could wish that each one had this gift. The extraordinary instances of Anyone who has tried to communicate across the language barrier will understand what Paul is saying. 37. Striving for love does not mean forgetting everything else. 2. 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Then, says: “He is speaking of what prophets are doing, and not of marriage! Under the speaker’s control. Here, then, it must also be a specific silence on a specific thing. Which help build up the church. In a sense, these next few verses counterbalance what he said in 1 Corinthians 1:18 to 1 Corinthians 2:5. 1 Corinthians 14:33 Context. “If strange tongues are the supreme gift from the Spirit, then to have the whole church speaking in these at the same time ought to be the very peak of spiritual power. One proof of the Holy Spirit’s gift, is the ability to control it. He is speaking secret truths. Then the women of this verse must be prophetesses. Barnes's 1-corinthians 14:33 Bible Commentary God is not the author of confusion - Margin, "Tumult," or "unquietness." Women are to learn and be encouraged in the church meeting (. Better is superior to good. This shows: (1) it was standard practice for the people in a public meeting of the church to say “Amen!”; (2) there were ordinary members who did not have the gifts from the Spirit. 1 Corinthians 14:34, 35. 5-Day Commentary Challenge - 1 Corinthians 13-14 . 1.Korinther 14 … 33 Denn Gott ist nicht ein Gott der Unordnung, sondern des Friedens. practice, and what was not used in other churches, the apostle 32 And the spirits of the Prophets are subiect to the Prophets. The answer must be: The other prophets who judge (. The Greek paints a picture of “hunters in the chase.” “Strive for love with every means in your power!! What he is saying, then, is: “It is disgraceful for a prophetess to, a speaking prophet in the church meeting, or to interrupt the church meeting by asking questions.”, writes: “It now becomes apparent that this scripture does not contradict such verses as. This also included inspired prayer (. 1 Corinthians 1. Set your hearts on spiritual gifts, especially the gift of proclaiming God's message. 3. Who speaks God’s message. 12. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. 1 Corinthians Commentary> chapter 14 God does not approve of wild behaviour 1 Corinthians 14:33 God does not cause wild behaviour and he does not approve of it. Does not speak to men. Deborah, Huldah, and Anna, must not be drawn into a rule or If they want to find out about something. Unless. 1 Corinthians 14:35 indicates the kind of speaking some women were engaging in; these women wanted to learn and were asking questions. Even at Corinth where this gift of tongues was widespread, Paul could still outdo them! Those who will not be taught by God through understandable language, will become fixed in their unbelief and even justified, by the speaking in strange tongues. at a church meeting; but not in such sort, as carried in it But if no one is there who can explain. There was a mixture of nationalities here. Armies in all ages have been directed by the sound of a bugle. See note on. One of the outskirts of Corinth was Cenchrea, which was a seaport. He has God's wisdom; and Christians must obey him always (1 Corinthians chapters 1-2). 31. The women were to be silent (sigao) with respect to speaking during the 1 Corinthians 14 meeting. But in fact, the church then would be like a group of crazy people!”, ) can be safely done by the entire church; (, ) will convince sinners. 1 Corinthians 14:33 33 For God is not the author of 9 confusion but of peace, w as in all the churches of the saints. The women should keep quiet. The Bible has been translated into more than. Which women??? If they want to find out about something. As he sees “Christ on the cross,” he will bow down and worship God! Because they considered this gift the most honored, those who had it would, the public meetings by speaking long and loud in foreign languages (strange tongues). There is much confusion about tongues (languages). So far as evil is concerned. them! one who speaks God’s message must be peaceful. Such things as the flute or harp must sound the notes distinctly to communicate the tune being played. 2 I am writing to God’s church in Corinth, # 1:2a Corinth was the capital city of Achaia, the southern region of the Greek peninsula. ], 23. together as a choir. He is the God of peace; and his religion will tend to … Church worship is the public meeting.] 2. Others think they were gifts of the knowledge of languages. He is the God who, at the beginning of the world, arranged everything in order. What he said about tongues was not out of jealousy! The false teacher, to please the Greeks, denied the raising from death of the body; taught that the only resurrection Christ promised was a spiritual resurrection from the death of sin; and taught that this resurrection was already past (2 Timothy 2:18). Those who heard, were taught by it. UNPACK this…For College Basketball Fans. This is the real point of the quotation in 1 Corinthians 14:21. Proud member So when I come to you. What about the role of women in the church? All speaking is not prohibited; they might speak their experiences to the church, or give an account of the work of God The Corinthians were more interested in, and so were misusing the gifts from the Holy Spirit. But if I do not know the language. Went the word of God forth into the world from you women? A false prophet with a false message then could have done much harm to the church. Greeks and Romans made up most the people. (, ) The one who spoke in tongues did not understand what he was saying (, So it could not be just a gift of knowledge. The Greek paints a picture of “hunters in the chase.” “Strive for love with every means in your power!! In anger, God says he will give his lessons to them through the lips of foreign conquerors.” The strange tongues in this quotation would. 35. for God is not a God of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints. He knew that there were both men and women prophets in the church, and that God had said, Sons and daughters shall prophesy.’” [See note on, ) “Those prophets were to the church then as our Bible is to us today. In this chapter he examines the raising of Christ from death, and how this relates to the raising of the dead. A Daily Devotional. al., takes this to be a proof to unbelievers in the sense of Acts 2:5-13. 30. He has no thought about men and their wives, but about men and women who are to prophesy (, It means not so much as a sigh or a grunt. Those who speak God’s message (1 Corinthians 14:29). By speaking God’s message in a form which they can understand. The apophthegm of 1 Corinthians 14:32 exemplifies the universal principle of order in God’s works; cf. The gift of strange tongues, has no value when used in the public meetings. ) This was done in understandable language. Some think they were “ecstatic speech” in no language at all. Notice what Christ said in, “Speaking God’s message is still the most important of the gifts, but strange tongues have their place also.”, “These who have spiritual gifts must not fight and quarrel and try to outdo each other; and the women prophets must not judge the speakers or interrupt the worship with questions.”, as the “prison of the soul,” and expected their happiness to come by being freed from the body forever by death. !” Yet love does not replace the spiritual gifts. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 14:33. 20. The city of Corinth was believed to be a city of about 600,000 people when this was written to them. Encouragement. This was done in understandable language. Notice what Christ said in Matthew 7:22-23. Because God. he spoke God’s message. See note on 1 Corinthians 12:1. T. C. Edwards takes this view. Because they considered this gift the most honored, those who had it would show off inthe public meetings by speaking long and loud in foreign languages (strange tongues). Useful Bible Studies > 1 Corinthians Commentary > chapter 14. How then can you pretend to teach men?” But we must also consider Miriam, the first prophetess (, Deborah, a prophetess who judged Israel (. That “all” should speak God’s message is a part of the Messianic ideal (compare. When he hears God’s Truth, and measures his life by it, his secret thought will be brought out into the open (to himself). It is not boisterous and disorderly. ], “If strange tongues are the supreme gift from the Spirit, then to have the whole church speaking in these at the same time ought to be the very peak of spiritual power. The words as in all the churches of the saints, if connected with 1 Corinthians 14:33, do not give a pertinent sense. Five words that teach others are more valuable than thousands of words in strange tongues!!! “So that all will learn and be encouraged.” This verse tells HOW that is possible. Perhaps Paul is saying that tongues are indeed a sign to unbelievers, but not a positive sign. He is the God of peace; and his religion will tend to promote order. The “competitive spirit” and the desire to “show off” are childlike. 18. God is not the author of confusion - Margin, “Tumult,” or “unquietness.” His religion cannot tend to produce disorder. One man has a hymn. Therefore, what he said was inspired, even though it did not benefit those who heard it. Paul paraphrases Isaiah 28:11-12to make a strong statement about the inferiority of strange tongues (glossolalia). Verse 35. Denomination: Baptist. The question is: Who is to decide this??? Did Christ employ any of your sex as apostles? But he does not exclude intuition and emotion; cf. (2) They do not have the authority to judge those who speak. 1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Sosthenes. could include every prophet there except the ones speaking. ) Helps the whole church. The reason for that is due in no small part to the clash that this text brings to modern egalitarian sensibilities. To prophesy is to speak God’s message by inspiration. This implies more than one gift was possible. In this passage Paul clearly stated that women are to keep silent in church. The next verse tells us what this specific silence is about. His religion cannot tend to produce disorder. The bugle. example in such cases. We can see in 1 Corinthians 14:28 this silence applied to the use of a spiritual gift. This is Paul’s scale of values. 22. Therefore, what he said was inspired, even though it did not benefit those who heard it. Sometimes many would speak in strange tongues at the same time, trying to shout down the others, creating confusion. rules, that all might prophesy; in which he would be understood So then, my brothers. 34 Wie in allen Gemeinden der Heiligen lasset eure Weiber schweigen in der Gemeinde; denn es soll ihnen nicht zugelassen werden, daß sie reden, sondern sie sollen untertan sein, wie auch das Gesetz sagt. 5. “These who have spiritual gifts must not fight and quarrel and try to outdo each other; and the women prophets must not judge the speakers or interrupt the worship with questions.”. in a foreign language, pray in such a manner, his prayer to the edification of the church.”, Paul shows that for worship to be helpful, and for a sane and sound church life, the, must work together with the energies of the (human), In a sense, these next few verses counterbalance what he said in, Paul is completely opposed to a blind fanaticism or irrational mysticism. Each of them is used for the purpose of COMMUNICATING with others! 1 Corinthians 14:33 (NASB) 2 Those who speak in strange tongues do not speak to others but to God, because no one understands them. By Paul’s “rule of thumb,” the beautiful abstract must take second place to the practical. 33. They will be loyal to their husbands or wives. Only one speaking at a time. women (ewmvl) , "to hear": 1 Corinthians: Exegesis of 14:33-35 Because a straightforward reading is in stark contrast to what is reasonable and what Paul says in other places, there have been various attempts to understand the principles Paul is trying to convey. 33 For God is not the authour of confusion, but of peace, as in all Churches of the Saints. It is love then. by the ministry of men? This also applies to “old fashioned church language” when it is spoken to those who cannot understand it. 39. Set your hearts. MacKnight takes this view. law requires of women unto men. something which the hearers can understand! When you meet for worship. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. is to speak God’s message by inspiration. Each one tried to get ahead of the other. They are to preserve order in the meeting. Love is the “best of all,” even greater than faith and hope! But Paul explained that God considers human wisdom to be foolish. Watch our overview video on the book of 1 Corinthians, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. That 1 Corinthians 14:33 has an appropriate conclusion in the words "God is not a God of confusion but of peace." Matthew Henry :: Commentary on 1 Corinthians 14 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. Won’t they say that you are all crazy? God does not approve of wild behaviour 1 Corinthians 14:33. Good Ideas Vs. God Ideas In Business. This is a restriction of, and an exception to one of the above Hearing God. Even such lifeless. That “all” should speak God’s message is a part of the Messianic ideal (compareRevelation 1:6). (3) That two or three sing together as a choir. Paul looks at the use of gifts from the Spirit, as this relates to the church meetings. 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. 16. The three calls for silence in 1 Corinthians 14 were each given in response to three specific “speaking” situations that were occurring during gatherings of churches in Corinth (1 Cor. 1 Corinthians 14:33. 1 Corinthians 14:33King James Version (KJV) 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. This is the real point of the quotation in, by God through understandable language, will become fixed in their unbelief and even justified, by the speaking in strange tongues. Lipscomb says: “Let him pray that he may have the gift of interpreting what he says in the tongue, else he will not profit those who hear.” MacKnight ties it in with 1 Corinthians 14:14. Each of them is used for the purpose of COMMUNICATING with others! He never has to go back and apologize because he "misspoke." Well, you’re not alone. Better is superior to good. Explanation, commentary, insight and analysis. In strange tongues. 31 For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted. This is the key to the use of spiritual gifts. He loves his people and provides wise advice through his written word, the Bible. What should I do, then? Paul was an inspired apostle. All rights reserved. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient. Church worship is the public meeting.] Church meetings that can benefit everyone present 1 Corinthians 14:26. of men only, and not of women; and is directed against a practice In these book-ended verses, Paul encourages edifying and gifted speech, and he encourages orderly participation in church meetings, regardless of gender (1 Cor. Greetings from Paul. [Lipscomb, et. When Peter preached on Pentecost (Acts 2), he spoke God’s message. As Paul said in 1 Corinthians 12:31: “Set your hearts, then, on the more important gifts.” The gift of speaking God’s message. Chapter 14. “So that all will learn and be encouraged.”, This verse tells HOW that is possible. 1 Corinthians 12:14, NIV: "Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many." The Greeks viewed the body as the “prison of the soul,” and expected their happiness to come by being freed from the body forever by death. This same word appears in 1 Corinthians 14:28, and is translated should stop in 1 Corinthians 14:30. Those who speak in tongues are to be silent (sigao) when no interpreter is present (14:28). 3:16 ) , "thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall was it admitted of in the Jewish synagogue; there, we are told No one could understand what they were saying. it brings some teaching. A literal, straightforward reading Anyone who has tried to communicate across the, It was proper for them to be eager for the gifts from the Spirit (, This is the key to the use of spiritual gifts. Compare, The context of this quotation is “drunken Israelites mocking God’s message as spoken by the prophet, as though it were only suitable for little children. Must be of help. 1 Corinthians 14:33, NLT: "For God is not a God of disorder but of peace, as in all the meetings of God's holy people." In 1 Corinthians chapter 11, Paul acknowledges that Corinthian … Compare 1 Corinthians 2:6; 1 Corinthians 8:9-11. What he is saying, then, is: “It is disgraceful for a prophetess to judge a speaking prophet in the church meeting, or to interrupt the church meeting by asking questions.” F. I. Stanley writes: “It now becomes apparent that this scripture does not contradict such verses as 1 Corinthians 14:3-4; 1 Corinthians 11:4-5; Acts 21:9; Philippians 4:2-3; Joel 2:28; Acts 2:14-16, and a host of other scriptures, but rather complements them, and gives a woman her place in the church, by the side of man, and in subordination to him.”[This whole subject is carefully examined in C. R. Nichol’s book, God’s Woman.]. The “best speakers” would not be allowed to suppress the others.]. But this could not be done unless they were made to understand what was being said. The “competitive spirit” and the desire to “show off” are, Little children are “innocent” in many ways. To help them endure the problems of life. says: “Let him pray that he may have the gift of interpreting what he says in the tongue, else he will not profit those who hear.”. By this the apostle would signify, that the reason why women are not to speak in the church, or to preach and teach publicly, or be concerned in the ministerial function, is, because this is an act of power, and authority; of rule and government, and so contrary to that subjection which God in his law requires of women unto men. 17. The tongues were a real and desirable gift. Unity and Variety. rule over thee". Get your team aligned with all the tools you need on one secure, reliable video platform. To stir them up to spiritual activity. As Paul said in, : “Set your hearts, then, on the more important gifts.”, Because we use “prophecy” to mean “predicting the future,” it is not the best word of translation. The gift of speaking God’s message (prophecy) serves the church better. That did not happen in Corinth, and Paul did not tell the Christians there to do that. Did Christ employ any of your sex as apostles? The Corinthians acted without thinking of anyone but themselves, as though they were the only church in the world, and that they ought to set the example for everyone else. They are to preserve order in the meeting. 8. teach publicly, or be concerned in the ministerial function, is, Striving for love does not mean forgetting everything else. Today, church leaders often organise each meeting at their churches. 13. To make their faith stronger. of gifts from the Spirit, as this relates to the church meetings. It was proper for them to be eager for the gifts from the Spirit (1 Corinthians 14:1). 1 Fee gives the textual evidence as follows: “Most MSS (including P 46 A B K Ψ 0243 33 81 1739 Maj) include these verses here [after v. 33]; they are found after v. 40 in D F G 88* a b d f g Ambrosiaster Sedulius-Scotus, thus the entire Western tradition” (The First Epistle to the Corinthians [NICNT] 699, n. 1). But in church worship. The next verse tells us what this specific silence is about. But if he does not pay attention. Compare 1 Corinthians 11:18-20. Those who had the ability to “tell the difference” (1 Corinthians 12:10 note)would be best able to do this, but others could include every prophet there except the ones speaking. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. God originally created the earth with such perfection and beauty that the angels shouted with joy!Our Creator does all things in an organized manner and completes all His works in exquisite splendor. in the church; nor was it suffered in the churches of Christ; nor Lipscomb says: “The thought evidently is: ‘I will sing as the Spirit directs or inspires, and I will sing in a language that those who hear can understand.’ This expression is often quoted in connection with song service in a sense in which it was not used.”. Help, not compete! F2, the men came to teach, and the 36. See figure 8. Read more Share Copy Paul taught that man himself is a trinity (1 Thessalonians 5:23), and showed the raising from death of the body is one of the great Christian doctrines (Acts 17:18; Acts 17:31-32). As he sees “Christ on the cross,” he will bow down and worship God! But the loudest blast means nothing, if it does not communicate something which the hearers can understand! For the gift to explain. [The church is the people. One by one. They are not to address the church at all with respect to delivering a tongue. By Paul’s “rule of thumb,” the beautiful abstract must take second place to the practical. al., takes this to be a proof to unbelievers in the sense of, But Paul wants to restrain, rather than stimulate, the use of strange tongues at Corinth. While the others judge. (2) Those who speak in strange tongues should speak two or three sentences at the most, and then someone else explain what they said. 33 For God is not a God of disorder(A)but of peace(B)—as in all the congregations(C)of the Lord’s people. There is much confusion about tongues (languages). Sometimes many would speak in strange tongues at the same time, trying to shout down the others, creating confusion. [All the prophets would have their turn, but only two or three at any one meeting. To help them endure the problems of life. Because it communicates instruction. this silence applied to the use of a spiritual gift. 14:26, 39-40 CSB). What Paul says here may be directed mostly toward “ecstatic speech” which is gibberish. 1. (, ) If they want to find out something about what the “judges” have done, they can ask at home. But love opens the true way to everything else! In such a case, those who speak in strange tongues are to keep quiet. 30 If any thing be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace. b reason why women are not to speak in the church, or to preach and (. Speaking in strange tongues made this person feel close to God and gave him a sense of power (compare, By speaking God’s message in a form which they can understand. When he hears God’s Truth, and measures his life by it, his secret thought will be brought out into the open (to himself). The strange tongues may serve a similar sad purpose in the church. 24. This also included inspired prayer (1 Corinthians 14:14)and inspired singing (1 Corinthians 14:15; 1 Corinthians 14:26). 4. word. The gift of strange tongues, has no value when used in the public meetings, unless: (1) it brings a revelation from God; (2) it brings some knowledge; (3) it brings some inspired message; (4) it brings some teaching. But this could not be done unless they were made to understand what was being said. [All the prophets would have their turn, but only two or three at any one meeting. By this the apostle would signify, that the The most important message from God will mean nothing if it is spoken in a strange tongue which no one can understand, not even the one who speaks it. F. I. Stanley brings up two important things: (1) “Paul does not discriminate between the prophets. How Can I Hear God Speak To Me? The unruly prophet is not genuine. 1. Complaints about worship have existed since the beginning of Christianity. 1 Corinthians 14:34 Context. And worship God. to you who have been called by God to be his own holy people. CHAPTER 12. The Bible has been translated into more than 1,500 different languages!!! In this chapter he examines the raising of Christ from death, and how this relates to the raising of the dead. The church of Corinth was noted for the disorder rampant in that assembly (verse 33). There seems to be a contradiction between 1 Corinthians 14:22 and 1 Corinthians 14:23-25. ii. Others who were much better qualified to. If it were not, women would not be allowed to sing a note or to speak a word of any kind in a church meeting! 1 Corinthians 14:34-35. It was by the Holy Spirit’s power that he spoke. Paul could wish that each one had this gift. The extraordinary instances of Anyone who has tried to communicate across the language barrier will understand what Paul is saying. 37. Striving for love does not mean forgetting everything else. 2. 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