For the word of the Cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the cleverness of the clever I will set aside.”
Book of The Bible: 1 Corinthians
But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep. For since by a man came death, by a man also came the resurrection from the dead. For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive.
For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. – I Corinthians 2:2
For I, on my part, though absent in body but present in spirit, have already judged him who has so committed this, as though I were present.
And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with superiority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God. For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling, and my message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God. – 1 Corinthians 2:1-5
For some years now I have had the blessing and privilege of participating in church planting. In a context where fifteen years ago people talked mainly about churches closing, I have had the joy of seeing people begin to discuss, promote, and celebrate the idea of church planting, and in many cases, engage in church planting itself.
Now if Timothy comes, see that he is with you without cause to be afraid, for he is doing the Lord’s work, as I also am.
Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.
Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies. If anyone supposes that he knows anything, he has not yet known as he ought to know;…
Now if Christ is preached, that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?