Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

May God give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had

To answer before listening—that is folly and shame. … My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because our anger does not produce the righteousness that God … Continue reading

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The lowly he sets on high

Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone. … Humble yourselves, therefore, … Continue reading

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Live a life worthy of the calling you have received

For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” … We work hard with our own hands … Every tree that does not produce good fruit will be … Continue reading

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Whoever is patient has great understanding

As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. … A person’s wisdom yields patience … and patience … Continue reading

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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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