1 Corinthians 14:39


Sunday, 22 February 2015

Therefore, brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak with tongues. 1 Corinthians 14:39

In this verse, Paul inverts the order of the major areas of discussion of the chapter. In his comments, he first discussed tongues and then he moved to prophesying. After having demonstrated the superiority of prophesy, he places it first here.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 14:36


Thursday, 19 February 2015

Or did the word of God come originally from you? Or was it you only that it reached? 1 Corinthians 14:36

Paul’s two questions form a scathing rebuke of the practices of those in Corinth. The entire chapter has obviously been one of repeated instruction, and the emotion has only increased in him as the ink flowed from his pen.… Read the rest

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