1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 12:27

July 02, 2020 – Thursday                             1 Corinthians 12:27 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. Comment The above verse is near the end of section of chapter twelve about Unity and Diversity in the body of Christ. It begins with verse twelve with Paul writing 12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many…
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1 Corinthians 4:12-13

May 13, 2020 – Wednesday 1 Corinthians 4:12-13 NIV 12 We work hard with our own hands. When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;  13 when we are slandered, we answer kindly. We have become the scum of the earth, the garbage of the world—right up to this moment. Comment Interesting verses from Paul. If you read the surrounding verses, especially those preceding these, you will find Christians in Corinth are doing well. Paul, however, wants…
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1 Corinthians 14:24-25

24 But if an unbeliever or an inquirer comes in while everyone is prophesying, they are convicted of sin and are brought under judgment by all, 25 as the secrets of their hearts are laid bare. So they will fall down and worship God, exclaiming, “God is really among you!” 1 Corinthians 14:24-25 These are two odd verses as they follow an admonishment not to speak in tongues around unbelievers new to the church even though they are for unbelievers.…
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1 Corinthians 10:5-7

5 Nevertheless, God was not pleased with most of them; their bodies were scattered in the wilderness. 6 Now these things occurred as examples to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did. 7 Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written: “The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in revelry.”* 1 Corinthians 10:5-7 NIV 5 Yet with the majority of them God was not…
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1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of the heart. At that time each will receive their praise from God. 1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore? Let’s take a look at the preceding verses 1 This, then, is how you ought to regard us: as servants of Christ and as those entrusted with the mysteries God has revealed. 2 Now it is…