Let all that you do be done in love

By David Maby | March 19, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 16 1 Now concerning the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do. 2 On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as…

Christ died for our sins, was buried and was raised on the third day

By David Maby | March 18, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 15 1 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you-unless you believed…

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace

By David Maby | March 17, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 14 1 Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. 2 For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit. 3…

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things

By David Maby | March 16, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 13 1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I…

Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

By David Maby | March 15, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 12 1 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2 You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I want you to understand that no…

Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.

By David Maby | March 14, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 11 Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ. – 1 Corinthians 11:1 Sound advice. Apprenticeships are a good way of learning and that is after all what discipleship is. Sitting at the feet of the Master learning and walking with the…

“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.

By David Maby | March 13, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 10 1 For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, 2 and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, 3 and all…

Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!

By David Maby | March 12, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 9 1 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are not you my workmanship in the Lord? 2 If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you…

There is one God

By David Maby | March 11, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 8 1 Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up. 2 If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. 3…