YE ARE THE TEMPLE OF GOD

1Co 3:16-17  “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.” Although Paul phrases verse sixteen in the form of a question, there … Continue reading YE ARE THE TEMPLE OF GOD

FIRE SHALL TRY EVERY MAN’S WORK

1Co 3:12-15  “Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. If any man's work abide which he … Continue reading FIRE SHALL TRY EVERY MAN’S WORK

AS A WISE MASTERBUILDER

1Co 3:8-11  “Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour. For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building. According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I … Continue reading AS A WISE MASTERBUILDER

GOD GIVETH THE INCREASE

1Co 3:5-7  “Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man? I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.” Paul poses the question … Continue reading GOD GIVETH THE INCREASE

FED WITH MILK

1Co 3:1-4  “And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is … Continue reading FED WITH MILK

THE THINGS OF GOD ARE SPIRITUALLY DISCERNED

1Co 2:14-16  “But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man. For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that … Continue reading THE THINGS OF GOD ARE SPIRITUALLY DISCERNED

WE HAVE RECEIVED THE SPIRIT WHICH IS OF GOD

1Co 2:12-13  “Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with … Continue reading WE HAVE RECEIVED THE SPIRIT WHICH IS OF GOD

THE SPIRIT SEARCHES THE DEEP THINGS OF GOD

1Co 2:9-11  “But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what … Continue reading THE SPIRIT SEARCHES THE DEEP THINGS OF GOD

WE SPEAK WISDOM AMONG THEM THAT ARE PERFECT

1Co 2:6-8  “Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought: But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes … Continue reading WE SPEAK WISDOM AMONG THEM THAT ARE PERFECT

PREACHING IN DEMONSTRATION OF THE SPIRIT AND OF POWER

1Co 2:3-5  “And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling. And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.” We … Continue reading PREACHING IN DEMONSTRATION OF THE SPIRIT AND OF POWER