1 Corinthians 2:16


Sunday, 20 April 2014

For “who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct Him?” But we have the mind of Christ. 1 Corinthians 2:16

In Isaiah 40, the Lord puts forth a series of rhetorical questions for us to consider. Paul uses the thought of Isaiah 40:13 to close out this chapter of 1 Corinthians –

“Who has directed the Spirit of the Lord,
Or as His counselor has taught Him?”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 2:14


Friday, 18 April 2014

But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. 1 Corinthians 2:14

This is another highly abused verse within common Christian speech. It needs to be viewed from within the context given and with reasonable contemplation.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 2:13


Thursday, 17 April 2014

These things we also speak, not in words which man’s wisdom teaches but which the Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. 1 Corinthians 2:13

Again, Paul continues to build on his previous thoughts. “These things” refers to the “the things that have been freely given to us by God” from the previous verse.… Read the rest

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