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1 Corinthians 6:9

Jun 25, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 6, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites,….  1 Corinthians 6:9

Paul is going to make a sobering list of those who “will not inherit the kingdom of God.”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 6:8

Jun 24, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 6, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 24 June 2014

No, you yourselves do wrong and cheat, and you do these things to your brethren!1 Corinthians 6:8

This verse should be looked at in connection with the previous verse for a full understanding of what Paul is relaying –

“Now therefore, it is already an utter failure for you that you go to law against one another.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 6:7

Jun 23, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 6, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 23 June 2014

Now therefore, it is already an utter failure for you that you go to law against one another. Why do you not rather accept wrong? Why do you not rather let yourselves be cheated? 1 Corinthians 6:7

“Utter failure” is well translated here. Paul is telling those in Corinth that their lawsuits against one another demonstrate that they have missed the mark in Christian fellowship and in maintaining a sense of fraternity within the faith.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 6:5

Jun 21, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 6, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 21 June 2014

I say this to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you, not even one, who will be able to judge between his brethren? 1 Corinthians 6:5

The irony abounds. Paul has been speaking to those in Corinth who would allow believers within the congregation to carry out lawsuits against one another in pagan tribunals.… Read the rest