Category Archives: Christians and the Law

Exposition of 1 Corinthians 13:11–13 At childhood’s end — Love

1 Corinthians 13:11–13 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. 12 For now … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 10:31–11:1 An example to follow

1 Corinthians 10:31–11:1 31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. 32 Do not cause anyone to stumble, whether Jews, Greeks or the church of God — 33 even … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 10:1–6 The road to idolatry ends with judgment

1 Corinthians 10:1–6 1 For I do not want you to be ignorant of the fact, brothers and sisters, that our ancestors were all under the cloud and that they all passed through the sea. 2 They were all baptized … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9:21–23 The best retirement plan of all

1 Corinthians 9:21–23 21 To those not having the law I became like one not having the law (though I am not free from God’s law but am under Christ’s law), so as to win those not having the law. … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9:19–20 Paul surrenders his freedom to benefit all

1 Corinthians 9:19–20 19 Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. 20 To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 7:17–31 Our status is in Christ

1 Corinthians 7:17–31 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. 18 Was … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 4:13–14 An unqualified promise requires no works

Some of us grew up around churches that had a set of rules which, if violated, meant we could be hell-bound ? so they said. The list contained things like drinking, dancing, wearing makeup, swearing, immodest dress and other such … Continue reading

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