So the saying circulated 1 among the brothers and sisters 2 that this disciple was not going to die. But Jesus did not say to him that he was not going to die, but rather, “If I want him to live 3 until I come back, 4 what concern is that of yours?”
But just as Paul was about to speak, 1 Gallio said to the Jews, “If it were a matter of some crime or serious piece of villainy, 2 I would have been justified in accepting the complaint 3 of you Jews, 4
And you see and hear that this Paul has persuaded 1 and turned away 2 a large crowd, 3 not only in Ephesus 4 but in practically all of the province of Asia, 5 by saying 6 that gods made by hands are not gods at all. 7
take them and purify 1 yourself along with them and pay their expenses, 2 so that they may have their heads shaved. 3 Then 4 everyone will know there is nothing in what they have been told 5 about you, but that you yourself live in conformity with 6 the law. 7
Notice therefore the kindness and harshness of God – harshness toward those who have fallen, but 1 God’s kindness toward you, provided you continue in his kindness; 2 otherwise you also will be cut off.
Who are you to pass judgment on another’s servant? Before his own master he stands or falls. And he will stand, for the Lord 1 is able to make him stand.
Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. For although all things are clean, 1 it is wrong to cause anyone to stumble by what you eat.
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who calls himself a Christian 1 who is sexually immoral, or greedy, or an idolater, or verbally abusive, 2 or a drunkard, or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
It is not the wife who has the rights to her own body, but the husband. In the same way, it is not the husband who has the rights to his own body, but the wife.
and he is divided. An unmarried woman 1 or a virgin 2 is concerned about the things of the Lord, to be holy both in body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the things of the world, how to please her husband.
For if someone weak sees you who possess knowledge dining in an idol’s temple, will not his conscience be “strengthened” 1 to eat food offered to idols?
So I want you to understand that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus is cursed,” and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit.
and those members we consider less honorable we clothe with greater honor, and our unpresentable members are clothed with dignity, 1