Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

Love comes from God

And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us … This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for … Continue reading

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Everything that does not come from faith is sin

I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. … We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is … Continue reading

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I can do all this through him who gives me strength

Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified … Do your best to present yourself to God as one … Continue reading

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Learn to do right

Come back to your senses as you ought, and stop sinning; for there are some who are ignorant of God—I say this to your shame. … Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that … Continue reading

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For those who have been called

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day … And you also are among those … who are called to belong to Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Let your gentleness be evident to all

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.

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But you, pursue gentleness

Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone. … A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the … Continue reading

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Be kind and compassionate to one another

As God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. … The Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. … Therefore, as we have opportunity, … Continue reading

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Love is patient

Everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. … May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you … Continue reading

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The greatest is love

If I speak in human or angelic tongues, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal.If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I … Continue reading

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