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1 Corinthians 1:28

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

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Tuesday, 1 April 2014

…and the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen, and the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are,… 1 Corinthians 1:28

Continuing on in the same line of thought as the previous verse, Paul shows that the things God decides upon and uses can be the least of all.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 1:27

Mar 31, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 1, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 31 March 2014

But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; 1 Corinthians 1:27

Verse 27 begins with “but” to show support for what he just stated in the preceding verse which said, “For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called.Read the rest

1 Corinthians 1:26

Mar 30, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 1, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 30 March 2014

For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. 1 Corinthians 1:26

For the past 8 verses, Paul has been speaking about the perceived foolishness of the message of the cross. Because it is something the intellectual can’t grasp apart from God’s divine revelation, it is considered foolish.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 1:24

Mar 28, 2014   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 1, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 28 March 2014

…but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 1 Corinthians 1:24

In the previous verse, we read that the apostles preached “Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness.” Without the crucifixion of Christ, there would be no atonement, no forgiveness, and no reconciliation with God.… Read the rest