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1 Corinthians 16:9

Apr 30, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 16, Daily Writing, Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 30 April 2015

For a great and effective door has opened to me, and there are many adversaries. 1 Corinthians 16:9

Here Paul explains the reason why he wanted to stay in Ephesus until Pentecost. It is because a “great and effective door has opened to me.” The metaphor of a door is common in the New Testament and is even seen in the old, often translated as “gate.” Jesus said in John 10 that He is the Door (or gate, depending on translator’s choice of word).… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 16:8

Apr 29, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 16, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015

But I will tarry in Ephesus until Pentecost. 1 Corinthians 16:8

There are often little clues interspersed throughout the book of Acts and the Epistles to show us when books were written, where they were written, etc. The book of 1 Corinthians is known to have been written at Ephesus based on this comment here.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 16:7

Apr 28, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 16, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

For I do not wish to see you now on the way; but I hope to stay a while with you, if the Lord permits. 1 Corinthians 16:7

This refers back to verse 5 and Paul’s intent to visit the Corinthians as he passed through Macedonia. Rather than merely stopping for a short, hurried visit, he desired to spend a greater amount of time with them.… Read the rest

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