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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 12:21–26 What God wants in the church

1 Corinthians 12:21–26 21 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” 22 On the contrary, those parts of the body that seem to be weaker … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:30–34 A supper about unity

1 Corinthians 11:30–34 30 That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep. 31 But if we were more discerning with regard to ourselves, we would not come under such judgment. … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:23–29 Proclaim the Lord’s death, not division

1 Corinthians 11:23–29 23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:17–22 One supper, but whose?

1 Corinthians 11:17–22 17 In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good. 18 In the first place, I hear that when you come together as a church, there are divisions … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:13–16 Using (what should be) common sense

1 Corinthians 11:13–16 13 Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered? 14 Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:7–12 Shame and honor in assembled worship

1 Corinthians 11:7–12 7 A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man. 8 For man did not come from woman, but woman from man; … Continue reading

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