Indeed, even now you are not yet able, 3 for you are still fleshly. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and are you not walking like mere men?
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And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one. But each man must be careful how he builds on it. If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise. For it is written, "He is the one who catches the wise in their craftiness" 20 and again, "the LORD knows the reasoning of the wise, that they are useless.
For all things belong to you, 22 whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you, 23 and you belong to Christ; and Christ belongs to God. What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?
Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough? For Christ our Passover also has been sacrificed. Do you not judge those who are within the church? Remove the wicked man from among yourselves. If the world is judged by you, are you not competent to constitute the smallest law courts? How much more matters of this life? Is it so, that there is not among you one wise man who will be able to decide between his brethren, 6 but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?
Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded? You do this even to your brethren.
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Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, 10 nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything. Yet the body is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body. Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute?
May it never be! For He says, "The two shall become one flesh. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.
FIRST LETTER OF ST. PAUL TO THE CORINTHIANS
However, each man has his own gift from God, one in this manner, and another in that. Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife? And so I direct in all the churches. He is not to become uncircumcised. Has anyone been called in uncircumcision?
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He is not to be circumcised. Do not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, rather do that. Do not seek to be released. Are you released from a wife? Do not seek a wife. Yet such will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord; 33 but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife, 34 and his interests are divided.
The woman who is unmarried, and the virgin, is concerned about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit; but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how she may please her husband. Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies. Are you not my work in the Lord? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat the fruit of it? Or who tends a flock and does not use the milk of the flock? Or does not the Law also say these things? Yes, for our sake it was written, because the plowman ought to plow in hope, and the thresher to thresh in hope of sharing the crops.
Nevertheless, we did not use this right, but we endure all things so that we will cause no hindrance to the gospel of Christ. And I am not writing these things so that it will be done so in my case; for it would be better for me to die than have any man make my boast an empty one. That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.
Run in such a way that you may win. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. Is not the bread which we break a sharing in the body of Christ? That a thing sacrificed to idols is anything, or that an idol is anything?
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We are not stronger than He, are we? All things are lawful, but not all things edify. For her hair is given to her for a covering. Do you not have houses in which to eat and drink? Or do you despise the church of God and shame those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I will not praise you. The remaining matters I will arrange when I come. Not enable you to own the moment or seize the day.
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THE FIRST LETTER OF ST. PAUL TO THE CORINTHIANS
We must remember not to let our circumstances dictate our faith but rather let our faith dictate our circumstances! Do you think you can get off with anything less? We want to live well, but our foremost efforts should be to help others live well. South Africa. Dearest Girls, The other day I was reading in my devotional on 1 Corinthians 10 in the Message Bible; I was impacted by some clear and strong leadership reminders that I thought I would share with you.
If there is, take a moment and write it down. Now surrender to His will and keep stepping out in faith. Most likely spread your discontent to others So, can I strongly encourage you today to not allow discontentment to settle in your heart! Repent 2. Talk to God about it 3. Trust God to help guide you 4. Find a new resolve 5. Own the moment of your everyday and watch what God will do. As you see who HE is, HE shows you who you are! Stay in the word 2.
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