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Browsing "1 Corinthians 15"

1 Corinthians 15:33

Mar 27, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 15, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 27 March 2015

 Do not be deceived: “Evil company corrupts good habits.” 1 Corinthians 15:33

This verse refers all the way back to verse 12, which Paul then went on to argue against for the next many verses. There in verse 12 he asked, “Now if Christ is preached that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 15:32

Mar 26, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 15, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 26 March 2015

If, in the manner of men, I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantage is it to me? If the dead do not rise, “Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!” 1 Corinthians 15:32

This completes Paul’s thoughts which are tied to verse 29 concerning the difficult words “baptized for the dead.”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 15:31

Mar 25, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 15, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015

I affirm, by the boasting in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily. 1 Corinthians 15:31

The difficulty of verse 29 is partially explained in this verse. Paul noted those who are “baptized for the dead.” He tells us now, as an affirmation (“I affirm”) a note concerning the surety of hope that the believer possesses in Christ.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 15:30

Mar 24, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 15, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

And why do we stand in jeopardy every hour? 1 Corinthians 15:30

Paul now delivers an added note of surety concerning the truth of the resurrection by beginning with the words “And why….” This then is tied to the previous verse concerning being “baptized for the dead, if the dead do not rise at all.”… Read the rest