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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 16:1–9 Sharing the burdens of others

1 Corinthians 16:1–9 1 Now about the collection for the Lord’s people: Do what I told the Galatian churches to do. 2 On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 14:36–40 The last word on worship

1 Corinthians 14:36–40 36 Or did the word of God originate with you? Or are you the only people it has reached? 37 If anyone thinks they are a prophet or otherwise gifted by the Spirit, let them acknowledge that … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 14:34–35 What about women?

1 Corinthians 14:34–35 34 Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says. 35 If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 14:26–33 Order through controlled speech

1 Corinthians 14:26–33 26 What then shall we say, brothers and sisters? When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation. Everything must be done so that … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 14:1–12 Intelligible speech is one form of love

1 Corinthians 14:1–12 1 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy. 2 For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they … Continue reading

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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 13:4–10 Love is a verb

1 Corinthians 13:4–10 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no … Continue reading

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