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Church growth is one of the most important contemporary challenges of the 21st century.
While Paul encourages church members in Corinth to use their spiritual gifts including the gift of tongues, he also tries to correct its abuse.
An examination of Leviticus 26:18 in its context shows that it is not a prophecy but conditional statements of blessing and cursing depending on Israel’s response to God. Statements made by James and Ellen White support this interpretation.