To one there is given through the Spirit a message of wisdom,(A) to another a message of knowledge(B) by means of the same Spirit, to another faith(C) by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing(D) by that one Spirit, 10 to another miraculous powers,(E) to another prophecy,(F) to another distinguishing between spirits,(G) to another speaking in different kinds of tongues,[a](H) and to still another the interpretation of tongues.[b]

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  1. 1 Corinthians 12:10 Or languages; also in verse 28
  2. 1 Corinthians 12:10 Or languages; also in verse 28

On Denying the Incarnation

Dear friends,(A) do not believe every spirit,(B) but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.(C) This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh(D) is from God,(E) but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist,(F) which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world.(G)

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