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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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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 10:27–30 Will “the strong” risk shame?

1 Corinthians 10:27–30 27 If an unbeliever invites you to a meal and you want to go, eat whatever is put before you without raising questions of conscience. 28 But if someone says to you, “This has been offered in … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 10:23–26 Getting things in perspective

1 Corinthians 10:23–26 23 “I have the right to do anything,” you say — but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything” — but not everything is constructive. 24 No one should seek their own good, … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9:8–15a Rights may be willingly set aside

1 Corinthians 9:8–15a 8 Do I say this merely on human authority? Doesn’t the Law say the same thing? 9 For it is written in the Law of Moses: “Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9:1–7 Paul is entitled to all apostolic rights

1 Corinthians 9:1–7 1 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not the result of my work in the Lord? 2 Even though I may not be an apostle … Continue reading

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