Decently and in Order
1 Corinthians 14:40
Let all things be done decently and in order.
It seems the apostle Paul had heard reports about the confusion and disorder in the Corinthian church services. After detailing rules for an orderly church service throughout 1 Corinthians 14, Paul summed things up with this admonition to do everything “decently and in order.”
For more about the Church and God’s instructions to it and purpose for it, see the articles in our section on “The Church: The Body of Christ.”