18 And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church,(A) and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.

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The person who speaks in a tongue builds himself up, but the one who prophesies builds up the church.

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John: To the seven churches in Asia. Grace and peace(A) to you from[a] the one who is, who was, and who is to come,(B) and from the seven spirits[b](C) before his throne,

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Footnotes

  1. 1:4 Other mss add God
  2. 1:4 Or the sevenfold Spirit

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