Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

He was lost

The younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living.

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The Lord takes the upright into his confidence

I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.

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“Be strong and work. For I am with you,” declares the Lord Almighty

I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. … I can do all this through him who gives me … Continue reading

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Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on

Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.

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He will wipe every tear from their eyes

There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away. … He will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will … Continue reading

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These three remain: faith, hope and love; but the greatest is love

Since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of … Continue reading

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God will not forget the love you have shown him as you have helped his people

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. … Continue reading

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From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain

Prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit. … Their mouths speak of love, but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain. … Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance … Continue reading

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People of corrupt mind have been robbed of the truth

Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence. God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways. … The land you are entering to possess is … Continue reading

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I am the Lord your God; follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws

Be careful to do what the Lord your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. Walk in obedience to all that the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may … Continue reading

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