1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 11:10      NIV

May 25, 2021 – Tuesday A Short Note: Having completed the look through the Bible at almost all the verses with believe or belief, instead of choosing a new subject or topic right away I will look at items of interest that have come up before that I have not written on in the past. 1 Corinthians 11:10      NIV 10 It is for this reason that a woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head, because of…
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1 Corinthians 15:11        NIV

March 11, 2021 – Thursday 1 Corinthians 15:11        NIV 11 Whether, then, it is I or they, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed. Comment  For some context, let us look at the verses from yesterday and then verses that lead us to verse 11. From yesterday, 1 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this…
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1 Corinthians 15:1-2        NIV

March 10, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Corinthians 15:1-2        NIV 1 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand.  2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. Comment  As Paul approaches the end of his first letter to the Church in Corinth, he seeks to…
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1 Corinthians 14:21-22        NIV

March 09, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Corinthians 14:21-22        NIV 21 In the Law it is written: “With other tongues and through the lips of foreigners I will speak to this people, but even then they will not listen to Me, says the Lord.” [Isaiah 28:11-12] 22 Tongues, then, are a sign, not for believers but for unbelievers; prophecy, however, is not for unbelievers but for believers. Comment  These verses are at the root of many church divisions today. But it…
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1 Corinthians 9:5        NIV

March 08, 2021 – Monday 1 Corinthians 9:5        NIV 5 Don’t we have the right to take a believing wife along with us, as do the other apostles and the Lord’s brothers and Cephas (Peter)? Comment  Paul in this verse and in this entire paragraph (verses 3-6) is asking rhetorical questions about his rights as an apostle and as a traveling teacher or a preacher of the gospel. So let’s look at these questions as a whole: This is…
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1 Corinthians 7:17        NIV

March 05, 2021 – Friday 1 Corinthians 7:17        NIV 17 Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.  (boldface and underline added) 1 Corinthians 7:17        ESV 17 Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him. This is my rule in…
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1 Corinthians 7:12-14        NIV

March 04, 2021 – Thursday 1 Corinthians 7:12-14        NIV 12 To the rest I say this (I, not the Lord): If any brother has a wife who is not a believer and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her.  13 And if a woman has a husband who is not a believer and he is willing to live with her, she must not divorce him.  14 For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his…
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1 Corinthians 6:3-6        NIV

March 03, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Corinthians 6:3-6        NIV 3 Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more the things of this life!  4 Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church? 5 I say this to shame you. Is it possible that there is nobody among you wise enough to judge a dispute between believers?  6 But instead, one brother…
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1 Corinthians 3:5        NIV

March 02, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Corinthians 3:5        NIV 5 What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe—as the Lord has assigned to each his task. Comment  You might reasonably ask, “What is Paul talking about in verse 5 above?” He is even asking his own questions in the verse, What, after all is Apollos? And What is Paul? Then he answers his own questions stating he and Apollos are Only servants,…
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1 Corinthians 1:21-23        NIV

March 01, 2021 – Monday 1 Corinthians 1:21-23        NIV 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.  22 Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom,  23 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles Comment These are some of my favorite verses, probably because the foolishness of what was preached to save those…
Give Thanks

Thanksgiving Day 2020

November 26, 2020 – Thursday  Thanksgiving Day Psalm 69:30      NIV I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. Psalm 100:4      NIV Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. 1 Corinthians 10:16      NIV Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? Comment…
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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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