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1 Corinthians 16:20

May 11, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 16, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 11 May 2015

All the brethren greet you. Greet one another with a holy kiss. 1 Corinthians 16:20

Paul has completed his short list of those he singled out for personal greetings. Now, in the same thought in order to promote the general good of the congregation, as well as a deep-seated display of love, he tells them to “Greet one another with a holy kiss.” This was, and still is, the custom in many parts of the world.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 16:18

May 9, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 16, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 9 May 2015

For they refreshed my spirit and yours. Therefore acknowledge such men. 1 Corinthians 16:18

Still speaking of Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus who had come to Paul with the news of those in Corinth, he notes that “they refreshed my spirit.” Paul carried with him the thought of the churches he had established and those he had come to know.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 16:17

May 8, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 16, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 8 May 2015

 I am glad about the coming of Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus, for what was lacking on your part they supplied. 1 Corinthians 16:17

These three who came to Paul at Ephesus were probably the ones chosen to carry the letter referenced in 1 Corinthians 7:1. They traveled together until they reached Paul and probably had a good discussion as they reviewed the words of the letter.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 16:16

May 7, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 16, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 7 May 2015

…that you also submit to such, and to everyone who works and labors with us. 1 Corinthians 16:16

Taken together along with the previous verse, we will get a better sense of Paul’s intent –

“I urge you, brethren—you know the household of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the ministry of the saints— 16 that you also submit to such, and to everyone who works and labors with us.Read the rest

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