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How to account of mir isters. 5 e That your faith should not stand in the wisdom} 11 'For other foumdation can no man lay than of men, but in the power of God.

that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 6' Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that 12 m Now if any man build upon this foundation, , Pet. 2.58

are perfect : yeč not the wisdom of this world, nor of gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble : Com: 1,7, the princes of this world that come to nought: 13 n Every man's work shall be made manifest : 4,6.

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even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before ed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work, ch.1,6.44 ... 4, 13. the world unto our glory:

of what sort it is. 8. Which none of the princes of this world knew: 14 ° If any man's work abide which he hath built Eph. 2, 'W). Mathies:3, 15, for had they known it, they would not have crucified thereupon, he shall receive a reward. KRO. 16, 25. the Lord of glory.

15 " If any man's work shall be burned, he shall sa. , 16. 9. But, as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor susier loss : but he himself shall be saved ; yet so as chap,1,18 2 Tim 1, 9. ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, by fire. Luke 23, : the things which God hath prepared for them that 16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, 17.442 Joho :, 18. love him.

and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? 10 * But God hath revealed them unto us by his 17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall la 8, 20. 7491, 3, 14. Spirit: for the Spirit scarcheth all things, yea, the God destroy; foi the temple of God is holy, which Jer. 28. 39 i la deep things of God.

temple ye are. 11 For what ran knoweth the things of a man, 18' Let no man deceive himself. If any man 1, 12 Win 14 , 23 save the spirit of man which is in him even so the among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him 2017!, 19. things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. become a fool, that he may be wise.

12 "Now we have received, not the spirit of the 19 $ For the wisdom of this world is foolishness Zech. 3, 1.

world, but the Spirit which is of God; that we might with God : for it is written, He taketh the wise in $14, 20. Hom. 11,33. know the things that are freely given to us of God. their own craftiness.

13 " Which things also we speak, not in the words 20 And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts Ur. 40,8, which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy of the wise, that they are vain. Dan

. 5, 12. Ghost teacheth ; comparing spiritual things with 1 " Therefore let no man glory in men: for all Prov.3, 7 3,165, 1. spiritual.

things are yours; 14° But the natural man receiveth not the things 22 * Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the 2015, 13. Baile ia of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto world, or life, or death, or things present, or things han pProv27, hijn: neither can he know them, because they are to come ; all are yours: Thex521. spirituaily discerned.

23 And ye are Christ's, and Christ is God's. 15 P But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet

CHAPTER IV. 49,13he himself is judged of no man.

i How to account of Christ's ministers....8 To a self-sufficient 16 . For who hath known the mind of the Lord, vanity Paul opposeth his own afflicted state, &c. arb. 2,6,14, that he 13. & 8, 7, & Christ. may instruct him? But we have the mind ofLEc man so account of us; as of the ministers and som

Christ,the of Mat.24,45 Epi 1, 13, CHAPTER III.

2 "Moreover, it is required in stewards, that a 2.Cor. 1,5 Hels: 5, 11, i llow Paul dealt with weak believers....5 The most eminent man be found faithful. preachers only instruments, &c.

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ND I, brethren, could not speak unto you, as should be judged of you, or of man's judgment; yea, duke

unto spiritual, butas unto carual, even asunto I judge not mire own self : 1 Pet. 2? babes in Christ.

3 For I know nothing by myself ; yet am I not Col. 1, 7 2 I have fed you with milk, and not with meat : { hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord. 16:3, for bitherto ye were not able to bear it

, neither yet. 5° Therefore judge nothing before the time, until 2.33 . now are ye able.

the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hid- JOB 9, 2 3. For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is den things of darkness, and will make manifest the ps=180, S. Liom. 12, 3, among you envying, and strife, aud divisions, are ye counsels of the hearts : and then shall every man isohn's, CH. 1,13. & 4, not carnal, and walk as men?

have praise of God. 4,1 For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, 6 'And these things, brethren, I have in a figure Mart, 7, 1. de 44, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnad?

transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; Rons: 21,16, 5. Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but that ye might learn in us not to think of men above io. Isa. 55, 10. ministers by whom yo believed, even as the Lord that which is writ:en, that no one of you be puffed 2.Cor.5, 10. gave to every man?

up for one against another. 6' I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave 7. For who maketh thee to differ from another ? Rom123 11. & 15, 1. the increase.

and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? Now 25.4 22. 76 So then neither is he that planteth any thing, if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory as if thou 2 Cor. 3,5. neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the hadst not received it? increase.

8 Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye have cha za 8 h Now he that planteth and he that watereth are reigned as kings without us : and I would to God ye

one: and every man shall receive his own reward did reign ; that we also might reign with you. kom. according o his own labour.

9 i For I think that God hath set forth us the apos9 For we are labourers together with God : yetles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are only one are God's husbandry, ye are God's building. made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and 2 Cor. 2.2

10 * According to the grace of God which is given to men.

mto me, as a wise master-buiider, I have laid the 10 * We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise Bob 2, 20. fcumdation, and another buildeth thereon. But let's in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong ; ye are Acts 1,1! lieb 3, 3, every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. honourable, but we are despised.

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11 'Even unto this present hour we both hunger 13 But them thai are without God judgeth.
and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have Therefore put away from among yourselves that
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wicked person. 12 "And labour, working with our own hands :

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I write not these things to shame you, but as saints zo to law before the unjust, and not before the ifhc.21. my beloved sons I warn you.

2. Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the a Ps. 49,14 15" For though ye have ten thousand instructors world ? and if the world shall be judged by you, are Mar.13

, ' in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for, in Christye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? Jesus, I have begotten you through the gospel. 3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels ? how to 20.45 16? Wherefore, I beseech you, be ye followers much more things that pertain to this life?

4 If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to tedesco 17'For this cause have I sent unto you Timo- this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in c Pr. 20, 22 I Tim. 1, 2. theus, who is my beloved son, and faithful in the the church. 2Tim. Lord, who shall bring you into remembrance of my 51 speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not Roin. 12, 17, 1, 2,

5 Artsin.21 . ways which be in Christ, as I teacii every where in a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able Thess

. 4,6 every church.

to judge between his brethren? 18 ' Now some are puffed up, as though I would 6° But brother goeth to law with brother, and that .ch.5, 14. not come to you.

before the unbelievers. 19 But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord 7 Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, Thes. 4, a

will; and will know, not the speech of them which because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye lebonia Thes: 1,5. are puffed up, but the power.

not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer de les 20 " For the kingdom of God is not in word, but yourselves to be defrauded ? 2x 13, 19. jrr power.

8 Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your 2. 21 * What will ye? shail I come unto you with a } brethren. rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness? 9 know ye not that the unrighteous shall not in- & CHAPTER V.

herit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived ; neither Titus 2.'s. 1 Of the incestuous person....6 Of necessity the old leaven must fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effemi- "te.'9

; ? be purged out, &c.

nate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, " IT is reported commonly that there is fornication 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor Mar. 15.

among you, and such fornication as is not so frevilers, nor extortioners, shal! inherit the kingdom Johu 20,23 much as named among the Gentiles, that one should of God. e Job 2,6. have his father's wise.

11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, ch. 2, K. & 2 "And ye are puffed up, and have not rather but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name is, o. de 18,5,8 mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. 1 Tim. 1, 20. taken away from among you.

12' All things are lawful ur to me, but all things col. 2, 22 3. For I vorily, as absent in body, but present in are not expedient : all things are lawful for me, but i Thes. 4,3

spirit, have judged alrea!y, as though I were present, I will not be brought under the power of any. 2 Tiin.2,17. concerning him that hath se done this deed ;

13 % Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats : &8.11 4 4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when yebut God shall destroy both itandthem. Now the body ipi,"18 44

Ep. 119. are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and tire Lord om of our Lord Jesus Christ,

for the body. 5 e To deliver such a one unto Satan for the de- 14 And God hath both raised up the Lord, and 12.18 Johns; I. struction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in will also raise up us by his own power. Acts 8, 32. the day of the Lord Jesus.

15 Know ye not that your bodies are the members ken. 224 6 'Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that of Christ ? shall I then take the members of Christ, Mark 10,8 1 Ex. 12, 5, a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump

and make them the members of a harlot ? God forbid. John's, s. 7. Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may 16 What! know ye not that he which is joined to 17, 21, 23 Deut. 15, 3. be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even a harlot is one body? förtwo,saith he,shall be one flesh. p. 4, 4.1 i Mat. 18,17 Christ our passover is sacrificed for us :

17' But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit. 8 ^ Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old 18 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man docth athesis,leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wick- is without the body ; but he that committtch forni- Hebo R1 kin.:0, 22. edness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity cation sinneth against his own body. and truth.

19 What! know ye not that your body is the heart 3: 18. 9'I wrote unto you in an epistle, not to company temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye h 33

, with fornicators :

have of God, and ye are not your own ? 10 " Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this

20 ° For ye are bought with a price: therefore glo-Acts 20. pal

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Mar. 18, 67. idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world. God's.
11 'But now I have written unto you not to keep

company, ifany man that is called a brother be a forni- 1 The use of marriage...10 Christ hath forbidden to dissolve keket, a
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the bond thereof, &c. ardor an extortioner; no .

29,6 12 "For what havr 1 to do to judge thematiso that NOW.concerning the things whereof ye wrote a cien, a Tim. 2,7 are without ? do not ye judge them that are within ?? woman.

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2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man present distress; I say, that it is good for a man so
have his own wife, and let every woman have her to be.
own husband.

27 Art thou bound unto a wife ? seek not to be 3 Let the husband render unto the wife dueloosed. Art thou loosed from a wife ? seek not a wife. benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the 28 " But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned ; 29


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*The wife hath not power of her own body, but theless such shall have trouble in the flesh : but I
the husband : and likewise also the husband hath spare you.
not power of his own body, but the wife.

29 * But this I say, brethren, the time is short : it Isa. 242 54 Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with remaineth, that both they that have wives be as kom. 13.11.

consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to though they had none; Joel22 fasting and prayer; and come together again, that 30 And they that weep, as though they wept rot; 2 Fet

: 3,5 Satan tempt you not for your incontinency. and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not ;

6 But I speak this by permission, and not of and they that buy, as though they possessed not ; commandment.

31 s And they that use this world, as not abusing y Ps. So, ? 7 'For I would that all men were even as I myself. {it: for the fashion of this world passeth away. chi 25. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after { 32 'But I would have you without carefulness. James 1,1a this manner, and another after that.

He that is unmarried careth for the things that be- 1 Pet. 1, 24.
8 I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, Itlong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:
is good for them if they abide even as I.

33 But he that is married careth for the things that
9 : But if they cannot contain, let them marry:{are of the world, how he may please his wife.
for it is better to marry than to burn.

§ 31 . There is difference also between a wife and a Luke 14

10 "And unto the married I command, yet not I, virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things

L 1996, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her hus- of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and

in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things 11 But and if she depart, let her remain unmar- of the world, how she may please her husband. ried, or be reconciled to her husband : and let not 35 And this I speak for your own profit; not. Mat 621 the husband put away his wife.

that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which Luke i 12 But to the rest speak I, not the Lord : If any { is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord 21, 84. brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be without distraction. pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her away. 36 But if any man think that he behavet, nimself

13' And the woman which hath a husband that unconely toward his virgin, if she pass the flower of * 10, 2$ believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, her age, and need so require, let him do what he let her not leave him.

will, he sinneth not: let them marry. 14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by 37 Nevertheless he that standeth steadfast in his Rom. 7, 1, the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by heart, having no necessity, but hath power over his 2 Cor. 6,14

the husband : else were your children unclean; but own will, and hath so decreed in his heart that he i Thes. * * Rom. 13 now are they holy.

will keep his virgin, doeth well. 15 " But if the unlelieving depart, let him depart. 38 ° So then, he that giveth her in marriage doeth A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth Roma, cases : but God hath called us to peace.

better. 16 'For what knowest thou, O wisc, whether thou 39 • The wife is bound by the law as long as her 2. Gal. 5, 2. shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O husband liveth ; but if her husband be dead, she is at 2 Tim. 2,12 . Gal. 5, 6. man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?

liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the . Ex. 59 11 But as God hath distributed to every man, as Lord.

the Lord hath called every one, so let him walk. 40 e But she is happier if she so abide, after my Nat. 12. Phil. 1, 27. And so ordain I in all churches.

judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of Rom 215 18 " Is any man called being circumcised? let him God. not become uncircumcised. Is any called in uncir

CHAPTER VIII. p Gal. 3, 26. cumcision ? let him not be circumcised.

1 Charity preferable toknowledge....4 An idol is nothing to 19 · Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision

those who rightly know God. home, 18, is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of " Nathaouce and have knowledge. Knowledge

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20. Let every man abide in the same calling rufseth up, but charity edifieth. Pet. 2, 16: wherein he was called.

2 And if any man think that he knoweth any set:2, 5, 11, 21 P Art thou called being a servant ? care not for thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know. 2004 it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather. 3° But if any man love God, the same is known

22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a ser- of him.

vant, is the Lord's freeman : likewise also he that 4 " As concerning therefore the eating of those 2 Pet. 2, 1. is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we i Tim 2 5 23 'Ye are bought with a price ; be not ye the know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that suitein 4, 2. & 8, scrvants of men.

there is none other God but one.
24 Brethren, let every man wherein he is called, 5. For though there be that are called gods,
therein abide with God.

whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods
25 Now concerning virgins I have no command-many, and lords many,).
ST ment of the Lord, yet I give my judgment, as one 6' But to us there is but one God, the Father, of that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful. whom are all things, and we in him, and one Lord

26 ' I suppose therefore hat this is good for the? Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.

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Paul asserteth his apostolical character. CHAPTER IX....X.

Life compared to a race. 7% Howbeit there is not in every man that knowl- ing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, edge: for some with conscience of the idol unto this wo is unto me if I preach not the gospel !

hour, eat it as a thing offered unto an idol ; and their 17 p For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reom 14 conscience being weak is defiled.

ward; but if against my will, a dispensation of the '10; 32 8 But meat commendeth us not to God : for gospel is committed unto me. bre

neither, if we eat, are we the better ; neither, if we 18. What is my reward then ? Verily that, when Roma eat not, are we the worse.

I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ ch. 2, 16. & 9. Bat take heed lest by any means this liberty of without charge; that I abuse not my power in the cor.1,29 TRO... 14, yours become a stumbling-block to them that are gospel. weak.

19'For though I be free from all men, yet have I $6.? - 10 " For if any man see thee, which hast knowl-} made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the & 3 14 n Rom.14, edge, sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall not the more. 2 Cor.11,29. conscience of him which is weak be emboldened to 20 . And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I » Eph. 6,12. 12., eat those things which are offered to idols;

might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, 2 Tim.,, 11 'And through thy knowledge shall the weak as under the law, that I might gain them that are sets , 12 brother perish, for whom Christ died?

under the law ; 12 "But when ye sin so against the brethren, 21 Tothem that are without law,as without law, Rev. 2, 10. X4921. and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against} (being not without law to God, but under the law to 49 Tim. 2, Gal. 1,1,12. Christ.

Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law. 5.44,8% 13 Wherefore, if meat make my brother to of- 22To the weak became I as weak, that I might Hom. , 5,

fend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that chap, ch.1, 12. &* lest I make my brother to offend.

I might by all means save some.

23 And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I 9:35, a M21.8,11. 1 Päll assertetlı his apostolical character, 3 and right to a may be partaker thereof with you. maintenance : 24 he striveth to obtain an incorruptible 24 * Know ye not that they which run in a' race $ 11,42, 24. run all, but one receiveth the prize ? So run, that ye Num. 9, s.

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M I not an apostle ? am I not free ? have I not may obtain.

seen Jesus Christ our Lord ? are not ye my 25 y And every man that striveth for the mastery Veh. 9,2 work in the Lord ?

is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain 19 2 Ifl be not an apostle unto others, yet doubtless a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. † Deut. 23.6. I am to you : for the seal of mine apostleship are ye 26 ? I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so b Ex. 10,4 John 21, 15. in the Lord.

fight I, not as one that beateth the air : 3 Mine answer to them that doexamine me is this; 27 . But I keep under my body, and bring it into 20. 4 °Have we not power to eat and to drink? subjection ; lest that by any means, when I have & 103, 41.

5 4 Have we not power to lead about a sister, 3 preached to others, I myself should be a cast-away. 49. 1 l'eters, 2 wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of

CHAPTER X. Deut.25. the Lord, and Cephas ?

1 The Jews had sacraments typical of ours.... 6 Christians must 1's. 70. 15. 6 Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to not lust after evil things : 7 they must avoid idolatry; 13 God 2017, ikonu.15,27 . forbear working?

will ia afiliction make a way for them to escape, &c. 7'Who goeth a warfare at any time at his own

d Num. 1.4. e, charges ? who planteth a vineyard, and eated is now on MOREOVER, brethren, I would not that year

of should be ignorant, how that all our fathers 23,374 25 3,9220.27: the fruit thereof? or who feedeth a flock, and eateth were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea ; not of the milk of the flock?

2 And were all baptized unto Moses in the clouds 8 Say I these things as a man? or saith not the and in the sea ; Lev, 6. 16, law the same also ?

3. And did all eat the same spiritual meat; 9. For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou 4° And did all drink the same spiritual drink ; for 2.

shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed File Deut. 24.14. out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen? them: and that Rock was Christ.

10 h Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For 54 But with many of them God was not well ison 5,21. I Tim. 5,18. our sakes, no doubt, this is written : that he that pleased; for they were overthrowz in the wilderness. I, CLAPIS 4,9 2. ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that 6 € Now these things were our examples, to the poo, Pe

. 2.Cor.11,10. thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope. intent we should not lust after evil things, as they Res

11 'If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is also lusted. o Jer 20,. it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things? 7'Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them ; Deut.6, 16.

12 * If others be partakers of this power over you, as it is written, The people sat down to eat and the 29, S. 4, 15,2. & 22, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used drink, and rose up to play.

this power; but suffer all things, lest we should 8 % Neither let us commit fornication, as some of Jude Gal. 1,1, 12. hinder the gospel of Christ.

them committed, and fell in one day, three and & 16, 2': 13'Do ye not know, that they which minister about twenty thousand. Phili. ?,"i7. holy things live of the things of the temple? and they 9 "Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them 132, 33, 36.2 Col. 1, 25, which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar? also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.

14 " Even so hath the Lord ordained, that they 10 Neither murmur ye, as soine of them also 25. which preach the gospel should live of the gospel. murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.

15 But I have used none of these things: neither 11 k Now all these things happened unto them for c.2, des B; have I written these things, that it should be so done ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, in 24.10. 18.2. unto me: for it were better for me to die than that upon whom the ends of the world are come. 21, 22, 23. any man should make my glorying void.

12'Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth i pa. 4. 2 16 °For though I preach the gospel, I have noth-stake heed lest he fall.

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not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; 6' For if the woman be not covered, let her also
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shorn or shaven, let her be covered. 14. • Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from 78 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, a leon Z' Then. 3,5. idolatry;

forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but d 5,1.6% 15 •I speak as to wise men ; judge ye what I say. the woman is the glory of the man.

16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not 8 For the man is not of the woman ; but the h Gen. John 3 21. the communion of the blood of Christ?the bread which woman of the man:

we break,isitnot the communion of the body of Christ. 9 Neither was the man created for the woman, but

17. For we, being many, are one bread, and one the woman for the man. P. Mat

. 25, body; for we are all partakers of that one bread. 10 For this cause ought the woman to have powArts 2, 42. 18"behold Israel after the flesh: are not they er on her head because of the angels. Lev. 21,6. which eat of the sacrifices partakers of the altar? 11 Nevertheless, neither is the man without the

19. What say I then ? that the idol is any thing? { woman, leither the woman without the man, in the or that which is offered in sacrifice toidosis any thing? Lord.

20 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles 12 For as the woman is of the man, even so is . Roin. 14, sacrifice, they sacrifice todevils, and not to God:andl the man also by the woman; but all things of God. chap. 8, 4. would not that ye should have fellowship with devils. 13 Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman

21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the pray unto God uncovered ?

" * 32,17. cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's 14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if Did table, and of the table of devils.

a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him ? 22 * Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we 15 But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to 9. Deut. 32, stronger than he ?

her : for her hair is given her for a covering: 23 y All things are lawful for me, but all things 16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we Deut. 32, are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but have no such custom, neither the churches of God. all things edify not.

17 Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you 24 ? Let no man seek his own, but every man not, that ye come together not for the better, but for another's wealth.

the worse. 25 · Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, 18 m * For first of all, when ye come together in 11,12 15 asking no question for conscience' sake:

the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; 26 For the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness and I partly believe it. : .

19 For there must he also heresies among you, Mat

. 10, 84. 27 ° If any of them that believe not bid you to a that they which are approved may be made manifest luke 2, 84. Tim : 1. feast, and ye be disposed to go: whatsoever is set among you. Titus 1, 15 before you, eat, asking no question for conscience' 20 When ye .come together therefore into one ? Per.2, 1. b Ex. 19, 5. sake.

place, this is not to eat the Lord's supper. 28 “But if any man say unto you, This is offered 21 °For in eating, every one taketli before other his 19:24, 1.& in sacrifice unto iilols ; eat not for his sake that own supper: andone is hungry,and another is drunken. is

shewed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth is 22 P What! have ye not houses to eat and to drink e Luke 10,7. the Lord's,and the fulness thereof :

in? ordespise ye the church of God, and shame them 29 Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise James 2, 6. H 14, 2. other : for why is my liberty judged of another you in this ? I praise you rot. Hom. 14 , man's conscience ?

239 For I have received of the Lord that which M ark 14,22 30' For, if I by grace be a partaker, why am I also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus, the (Rom.14, evil spoken of, for that for which I give thanks ? same night in which he was betrayed, took bread :

31's Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatso- 24 And when he had given thanks, he brake in, and 1.5 ever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

said, Take, eat; this is my body, which is broken 32Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor for you: this do in remembrance of me. chann. 2. to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:

25 After the same manner also he took the cup, Juhn 14, 3 33 . Even as I please all men in all things, not when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new 21:1,3

i seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that testament in my blood : this do ye, as oft as ye drink is they may be saved.

ut, in remembrance of me. CHAPTER XI.

26. For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink ice. i He exhorteth them, 3 and forbiddeth men to pray or prophe-this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.

sy with their heads covered, and women with their heads 27 - Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this bread, keves,. uncovered....23 Of the Lord's supper.

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28 But let a man examine himself, and so let 3, 64.8 member me in all things, and keep the ordinances, { him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. 14, 9.1. & 15, as I delivered them to you.

29" For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, his home 3° But I would have you know, that the head of eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not dis- 12 Cor. 13

every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is cerning the Lord's body. 2: the man, and the head of Christ is God.

30 For this cause many are weak and sickly u kom. is 4." Every man praying or prophesying, having his among you, and many sleep. licad covered, dishonoureth his head.

31 | For if we would judge ourselves, we should : P: 82.9 5 • But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth not be judged.

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