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1 Corinthians 16:13

1 Corinthians 16:13

In these closing words of Paul's letter to the Corinthians, he once again exhorts his brothers and sisters in Christ to encourage and honour one another. He cites Timothy as a devoted young brother, who seems to a rather reserved young man.. and even timid. And so Paul's advice is to welcome Timothy with gentleness of spirit and not to do anything to make him feel embarrassed or uncomfortable - for Timothy laboured hard for the Lord and as a brother in read more...

1 Corinthians 16:14

1 Corinthians 16:14

In this final chapter of Paul's first letter to the church at Corinth Paul exhorts the believers there to: let all be done in love. What a sublimely simple instruction to the Church of today and yet what a profound depth of truth is contained within this uncomplicated and divine directive. Love is the fulfilling of the Law and only as we allow the love of Christ to saturate our being, as we die to self and walk in spirit and truth, can this read more...

1 Corinthians 16:22

1 Corinthians 16:22

Paul concludes his epistle to the Corinthians by exhorting them to engage in appropriate Christian conduct. Be on your guard and stand fast in the faith, he commands, and let everything be done in love.

Paul had exposed many problems in the conduct of these believers, earlier in his letter. He addressed many doctrinal issues that were inhibiting their spiritual development and gave some stern warnings to these read more...