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18 What is my reward then ? | and bring it into subjection ; Verily that, when I preach the lest that by any means, when I gospel, I may make the gospel have preached to others, I myof Christ without charge, that I self should be a cast-away. abuse not my power in the gospel.
CHAP. X. 19 For though I be free from
OLD EXAMPLES. all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might MOREOVER, brethren, I gain the more.
would not that ye should be . 20 And unto the Jews I be- | ignorant, how that all our fa. came as a Jew, that I might thers were under the cloud, and gain the Jews; to them that all passed through the sea; are under the law, as under the 2 And were all baptized unto law, that I might gain them that | Moses in the cloud, and in the are under the law;
sea ; 21 To them that are without || 3 And did all eat the same spilaw, as without law, (being not ritual meat; without law to God, but under | 4 And did all drink the same the law to Christ,) that I might spiritual drink: (for they drank gain them that are without law. of that spiritual Rock that fol
22 To the weak became I as lowed them; and that Rock was weak, that I might gain the weak: Christ :) I am made all things to all men, 5 But with many of them God that I might by all means save was not well pleased; for they some.
were overthrown in the wilder23 And this I do for the gos ness. pel's sake, that I might be par- 6 Now these things were our taker thereof with you.
examples, to the intent we 24 Know ye not, that they should not lust after evil things, which run in a race, run all, but as they also lusted. one receiveth the prize ? So run 17 Neither be ye idolaters, as that ye may obtain.
were some of them; as it is writ25 And every man that striveth | ten, The people sat down to for the mastery, is temperate in eat and drink, and rose up to all things. Now, they do it to play. obtain a corruptible crown; but | 8 Neither let us commit forwe an incorruptible.
nication, as some of them com26 I therefore so run, not as | mitted, and fell in one day three uncertainly ; so fight I, not as and twenty thousand.. one that beateth the air:
9 Neither let us tempt Christ, 27 But I keep under my body, || as some of them also tempt. ed, and were destroyed of ser- || idol is any thing? or, that which pents.
is offered in sacrifice to idols is · 10 Neither murmur ye, as || any thing? some of them also murmured, 20 But I say, that the things and were destroyed of the des- which the Gentiles sacrifice, troyer.
they sacrifice to devils, and not 11 Now all these things hap to God: and I would not that pened unto them for ensamples; ye should have fellowship with and they are written for our ad devils. monition, upon whom the ends 21 Ye cannot drink the cup of of the world are come.
the Lord, and the cup of devils; 12 Wherefore, let him that ye cannot be partakers of the thinketh he standeth, take heed Lord's table, and of the table of lest he fall.
devils. 13 There hath no temptation 22 Do we provoke the Lord taken you, but such as is com- to jealousy ? are we stronger mon to man : but God is faith than he ? ful, who will not suffer you to 23 All things are lawful for be tempted above that ye are me, but all things are not ex. able; but will, with the temp-pedient ; all things are lawful tation, also make a way to es- for me, but all things edify cape, that ye may be able to not. bear it.
24 Let no man seek his 14 Wherefore, my dearly b own, but every man another's loved, flee from idolatry. wealth.
15 I speak as to wise men; 25 Whatsoever is sold in the judge ye what I say.
shambles, that eat, asking no 16 The cup of blessing which question for conscience sake: we bless, is it not the commu- || vion of the blood of Christ ? | and the fulness thereof. The bread which we break, is 27 If any of them that believe it not the communion of the not, bid you to a feast, and ye body of Christ ?
be disposed to go; whatsoever 17 For we, being many, are || is set before you, eat, asking no one bread, and one body : for question for conscience' sake. we are all partakers of that one 28 But if any man say unto bread.
you, This is offered in sacrifice 18 Behold Israel after the unto idols, eat not, for his sake flesh : are not they which eat that shewed it, and for conof the sacrifices, partakers of the science sake : for the earth is altar ?
the Lord's, and the fulness 19 What say I then ? that the thereof :
man's Or if I by gf evil spi
29 Conscience, I say, not thine | eth or prophesieth with her head own, but of the other : for why | uncovered, dishonoureth her is my liberty judged of another head : for that is even all one man's conscience ?
as if she were shaven. 30 For if I by grace be a par. Il 6 For if the woman be not co. taker, why am I evil spoken | vered, let her also be shorn : of, for that for which I give but if it be a shame for a woman thanks?
to be shorn or shaven, let her 31 Whether, therefore, ye be covered. eat or drink, or whatsoever 7 For a man indeed ought not ye do, do all to the glory of to cover his head, forasmuch as God.
he is the image and glory of 32 Give none offence, nei-God: but the woman is the ther to the Jews, nor to the glory of the man. Gentiles, nor to the church of 8 For the man is not of the God.
woman; but the woman of the 33 Even as I please all men in man. all things, not seeking mine | 9 Neither was the man created own profit, but the profit of for the woman; but the woman many, that they may be sav- for the man. ed.
10 For this cause ought the
woman to have power on her CHAP. XI.
head, because of the angels.
11 Nevertheless, neither is the RULES FOR DIVINE
man without the woman, neither WORSHIP.
the woman without the man, in BE ye followers of me, even the Lord. as I also am of Christ.
12 For as the woman is of 2 Now I praise you, brethren, || the man, even so is the man that ye remember me in all also by the woman; but all things, and keep the ordi. || things of God. nances, as I delivered them to 13 Judge in yourselves : is it you.
comely that a woman pray unto 3 But I would have you know, || God uncovered ? that the head of every man is 14 Doth not even nature itself Christ; and the head of the teach you, that if a man have woman is the man; and the head long hair, it is a shame unto of Christ is God. . him ?
4 Every man praying or pro- | 15 But if a woman have long phesying, having his head co- || hair, it is a glory to her : for vered, dishonoureth his head. her hair is given her for a cov5 But every woman that pray- || ering.
do shew the s
near that the
16 But if any man seem to 25 After the same manner also, be contentious, we have no he took the cup, when he, had such custom, neither the church supped, saying, This cup is the es of God.
new testament in my blood: this 17 Now, in this that I de- || do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in clare unto you, I praise you not, | remembrance of me. that ye come together not for the | 26 For as often as ye eat this better, but for the worse. bread, and drink this cup, ye
18 For, first of all, when ye do shew the Lord's death till he come together in the church, || come. I hear that there be divisions 27 Wherefore, whosoever shall among you; and I partly be eat this bread, and drink this lieve it.
cup of the Lord unworthily, 19 For there must be also he- || shall be guilty of the body and resies among you, that they, || blood of the Lord. which are approved, may be 28 But let a man examine made manifest among you. himself, and so let him eat of
20 When ye come together, that bread, and drink of that therefore, into one place, this cup. is not to eat the Lord's sup 29 For he that eateth and per.
drinketh unworthily, eateth and 21 For in eating, every one drinketh damnation to himself, taketh before other his own sup. not discerning the Lord's boper; and one is hungry, and ano. || dy. ther is drunken.
30 For this cause many are 22 What! have ye not houses || weak and sickly among you, and to eat and to drink in? or des- | many sleep. pise ye the church of God, 31 For if we would judge our. and shame them that have not ! || selves, we should not be judgWhat shall I say to you ? shall ed. I praise you in this? I praise 32 But when we are judged, you not.
we are chastened of the Lord, 23 For I have received of the that we should not be condemLord that which also I deliver- ned with the world. ed unto you, That the Lord Je 33 Wherefore, my brethren, sus, the same night in which || when ye come together to eat, he was betrayed, took bread: tarry one for another.
24 And, when he had given 34 And if any man hunger, thanks, he brake it, and said, let him eat at home; that ye Take, eat; this is my body, || come not together unto conwhich is broken for you: this demnation. And the rest will do in remembrance of me. I set in order when I come.
11 But all these worketh that
one and the self-same Spirit, SPIRITUAL GIFTS ARE
dividing to every man severally DIVERS.
as he will. NOW, concerning spiritual 12 For as the body is one, gifts, brethren, I would not have and hath many members, and you ignorant.
all the members of that one bo. 2 Ye know that ye were Gen- dy, being many, are one body: tiles, carried away unto these so also is Christ. dumb idols, even as ye were 13 For by one Spirit are we led.
all baptized into one body, whe. 3 Wherefore I give you to un- | ther we be Jews or Gentiles, derstand, that no man speaking whether we be bond or free; by the Spirit of God, calleth and have been all made to drink Jesus accursed; and that no man | into one Spirit. can say that Jesus is the Lord, 14 For the body is not one but by the Holy Ghost. member, but many.
4 Now, there are diversities of 15 If the foot shall say, Be. gifts, but the same Spirit.. cause I am not the hand, I am
5 And there are differences of not of the body; is it therefore administrations, but the same not of the body? Lord.
16 And if the ear shall say, 6 And there are diversities of Because I am not the eye, I am operations, but it is the same not of the body; is it therefore God which worketh all in all. || not of the body?
7 But the manifestation of the 17 If the whole body were an Spirit is given to every man to eye, where were the hearing? if profit withal.
the whole were hearing, where 8 For to one is given by the were the smelling? Spirit, the word of wisdom; to 18 But now hath God set the another, the word of knowledge 1 members every one of them in by the same Spirit;
the body, as it hath pleased 9 To another, faith by the him. same Spirit ; to another, the 19 And if they were all one gifts of healing by the same member, where were the body ? Spirit;
20 But now are they many 10 To another, the working | members, yet but one body. of miracles; to another, prophe. || 21 And the eye cannot say uncy ; to another, discerning of to the hand, I have no need of spirits; to another, diverse kinds || thee; nor again, the head to the of tongues ; to another, the in: || feet, I have no need of you. terpretation of tongues: | 22 Nay, much more those VOL. IV.