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…

I want you to be free from anxieties

By David Maby | March 10, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 7 1 Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 2 But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman…

For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

By David Maby | March 9, 2018

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the CORINTHIANS – Chapter 6 1 When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of the saints? 2 Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to…