1 Corinthians 1:5

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Sunday, 9 March 2014

…that you were enriched in everything by Him in all utterance and all knowledge... 1 Corinthians 1:5

This verse carries on from the previous one where Paul thanked God continuously for the grace He had bestowed upon the Corinthians. This grace, given by Christ Jesus, was endowed so that they would be “enriched in everything by Him.”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 1:4

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Saturday, 8 March 2014

I thank my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given to you by Christ Jesus… 1 Corinthians 1:4

Paul’s introduction and greetings are friendly and filled with encouragement. His closing statements will likewise be uplifting and attentive to the building up of his recipients.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 1:3

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Friday, 7 March 2014

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.1 Corinthians 1:3

After identifying himself, his calling, who was accompanying him, and who the letter is directed to, Paul now gives the standard greeting which is found in most of his epistles, “Grace to you and peace to you.”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 1:2

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Thursday, 6 March 2014

To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours: 1 Corinthians 1:2

After his introduction, Paul makes his addressees known by starting with, “To the church of God which is at Corinth.”… Read the rest

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