1 Corinthians 7:19

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Friday, 25 July 2014

Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing, but keeping the commandments of God is what matters. 1 Corinthians 7:19

The confusion that reigns over this verse in the minds of some is immense. Paul could not be clearer in the first half of the thought – “Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing.”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 7:17

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

But as God has distributed to each one, as the Lord has called each one, so let him walk. And so I ordain in all the churches. 1 Corinthians 7:17

The words now issued by Paul reach back to cover the preceding 6 verses (10-16) and at the same time they are an introduction to other concepts which Paul will comment on.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 7:16

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

For how do you know, O wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife? 1 Corinthians 7:16

In this verse, Paul certainly returns to the thoughts given in verses 12 and 13 which read –

“But to the rest I, not the Lord, say: If any brother has a wife who does not believe, and she is willing to live with him, let him not divorce her.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 7:15

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Monday, 21 July 2014

But if the unbeliever departs, let him depart; a brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases. But God has called us to peace. 1 Corinthians 7:15

Jesus had said that the only reason for divorce is adultery. When saying this, He was speaking to the covenant people, Israel, and at a time which was under the law.… Read the rest

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