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1 Corinthians 4:6

May 19, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 4, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 19 May 2014

Now these things, brethren, I have figuratively transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes, that you may learn in us not to think beyond what is written, that none of you may be puffed up on behalf of one against the other. 1 Corinthians 4:6

“Now these things” is referring to everything from a certain point in his writings thus far.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 4:5

May 18, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 4, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 18 May 2014

Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God. 1 Corinthians 4:5

Paul has been speaking of matters of doctrine and he is continuing on in this regard.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 4:4

May 17, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 4, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 17 May 2014

For I know of nothing against myself, yet I am not justified by this; but He who judges me is the Lord. 1 Corinthians 4:4

The sense of this verse is hard to understand in some translations. However, the NIV does a good job of it –

“My conscience is clear, but that does not make me innocent.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 4:2

May 15, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 4, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 15 May 2014

Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful.1 Corinthians 4:2

Verse 2 begins with “moreover.” This builds upon verse 1 which said, “Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.” In addition to this, or “moreover,” Paul now notes that “it is required…” Literally, this phrase is “it is sought for” or “it is expected.”… Read the rest