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Of spiritual gifts. I. CORINTHIANS. The resurrection or one unlearned, he is convin- 40 Let all things be done de ced of all, he is judged of all: cently and in order. 25 And thus are the secrets of
CHAPTER XV. his heart made manifest; and The resurrection of the dead. so falling down on his face bre MOREOVER, brethren, Jede; that God is in you of a truth. which I preached unto you, 26 How is it then, brethren! which also ye have received, when yo come together, every and wherein ye stand; one of you hath a psalm, ḥath .2 By which also ye are saved, a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath if ye keep in memory what 1 a revelation, hath an interpre- preached unto you, unless ye tation. Let all things be done have believed in vain. unto edifying.
3 For 1 delivered unto you 27 If any man speak in an un- first of all that which I also reknoron tongue, let it be by two, ceived, how that Christ died for or at the most by three, and that our sins according to the Scripby course; and let one interpret. tures : 28 But if there be no interpre 4 And that he was buried, and ter, let him keep silence in the that he rose again the third day church; and let him speak to according to the Scriptures : himself, and to God.
5 And that he was seen of 29 Let the prophets speak two Cephas, then of the twelve: or three, and let the others judge. 6 After that, he was seen of 30 If any thing be revealed to above five hundred brethren at another that sitteth by, let the once; of whom the greater part first hold his peace.
remain unto this present, but 31 For ye may all prophesy some are fallen asleep. one by one, that all may learn, 7 After that, he was seen of and all may be comforted. James; then of all the apostles. 32 And the spirits of the pro
8 And last of all he was seen phets are subject to the pro- of me also, as of one born out phets.
of due time. 33 For God is not the author 9 For I am the least of the of confusion, but of peace, as apostles, that am not meet to in all churches of the saints. be called an apostle, because I
34 Let your women keep, si- persecuted the church of God. lence in the churches: for it is 10 But by the grace of God I not permitted unto them to am what I am: and his grace speak; but they are commanded which was bestowed po mo to be under obedience, as also was not in vain; but I laboured saith the law.
more abundantly than they all: 35 And if they will learn any yet not I, but the grace of God thing, let them ask their hus- which was with me. bands at home : for it is a 11 Therefore whether it were shame for women to speak in 1 or they, so we preach, and so the church.
ye believed. 36 What! came the word of 12 Now if Christ be preached God out from you! or came it that he rose from the dead, how unto you only!
say some among you that there 37 If any man think himself to is no resurrection of the dead? be a prophet, or spiritual, let 13 But if there be no resurrec. him acknowledge that the things tion of the dead, then is Christ that I write unto you are the not risen: commandments of the Lord. 14 And if Christ be not risen,
38 But if any man be igno- then is our preaching vain, and rant,
let him be ignorant. your faith is also vain. 39 Wherefore, brethren, covet 15 Yea, and we are found false to prophesy, and forbid not to witnesses of God; because we speak with tongues.
have testified of God that he
The certainty of I. CORINTHIANS. the resurrection raised up Christ: whom he 1.32 if after the manner of men raised not up, it so be that the have fought with beasts at dead rise not.
Ephesus, what advantageth it 16 For if the dead rise not, me, if the dead rise not let us then is not Christ raised: eat and drink; for to morrow 17 And if Christ be not raised, we die. your faith is vain; ye are yet in
33 Be not deceived: evil com your sins.
munications corrupt good man 18 Then they also which are ners. fallen asleep in Christ are per. 34. Awake to righteousness, ished.
and sin not; for some have not 19 If in this life only we have the knowledge of God: I speak hope in Christ, we are of all this to your shame. men most miserable.
33 But some man will say, 20 But now is Christ risen from How are the dead raised up the dead, and become the first and with what body do they fruits of them that slept.
come? 21 For since by man came 36 Thou fool, that which thou death, by man came also the sowest is not quickened, except resurrection of the dead. it die : 22 For as in Adam all die, even 37 And that which thou sow. so in Christ shall all be made est, thou sowest not that body alive.
that shall be, but bare grain, it 23 But every man in his own may chance of wheat, or of order: Christ the firstfruits; some other grain: afterward they that are Christ's 38 But God giveth it a body as at his coming.
it hath pleased him, and to 24 Then cometh the end, when every seed his own body. he shall have delivered up the 39 Åll flesh is not the same kingdom to God, even the Fa- flesh: but there is one kind of ther; when he shall have put flesh of men, another flesh of down all rule, and all authority beasts, another of fishes, and and power.
another of birds. 25 For he must reign, till he 40 There are also celestial bodhath put all enemies under his ies, and bodies terrestrial: but feet.
the glory of the celestial is one, 26 The last enemy that shall be and the glory of the terrestrial destroyed is death.
is another. 27 For he hath put all things 41 There is one glory of the under his feet. But when he sun, and another glory of the saith, All things are put under moon, and another glory of the him, it is manifest that he is stars; for one star differeth from excepted, which did put all another star in glory. things under him.
42 So also is the resurrection 28 And when all things shall of the dead. It is sown in corbe subdued unto him, then ruption, it is raised in incorshall the Son also himself be ruption: subject unto him that put all 43 It is sown in dishonour, it is things under him, that God raised in glory: it is sown in may be all in all.
weakness, it is raised in power: 29 Else what shall they do.44 It is sown a natural body, which
are baptized for the dead, it is rạised a spiritual body: if the dead rise not at all! why There is a natural body, and are they then baptized for the there is a spiritual body. dead?
45 And so it is written, The 30 And why stand we in jeop- first man Adam was made a ardy every hour!
living soul; the last Adam was 31 I protest by, your rejoicing made a quickening spirit. which I have in Christ Jesus 46 How
beit that was not first our Lord, I die daily.
which is spiritual, but that which
The sting of death. I. CORINTHIANS. Exhortations, is natural; and afterward that| 3 And when I come, whomsowhich is spiritual.
ever ye shall approve by your 47 The first man is of the earth, letters, them will I send to bring earthy: the second man is the your liberality unto Jerusalem. Lord from heaven.
4 And if it be meet that I go 48 As is the earthy, such are also, they shall go with me. they also that are earthy: and 5 Now I will come unto you, as is the heavenly, such are they when I shall pass through Maalso that are heavenly.
cedonia: for I do pass through 49 And as we have borne the Macedonia. image of the earthy, we shall 6. And it may be that I will also bear the image of the heav- abide, yea, and winter with enly:
you, that ye may bring me on 60° Now this I say, brethren, my journey whithersoever I go. that flesh and blood cannot in 7 For I will not see you now herit the kingdom of God; nei- by the way; but I trust to tarry ther doth corruption inherit in a while with you, it the Lord corruption.
permit. 61 Behold, I shew you a mys 8 But I will tarry at Ephesus tery; We shall not all sleep, until Pentecost. but we shall all be changed, 9 For a great door and effect.
52 In a moment, in the twink-ual is opened unto me, and ling of an eye, at the last trump: there are many adversaries. for the trumpet shall sound, and 10 Now if Timotheus come, see the dead shall be raised incor- that he may be with you withruptible, and we shall be changed. out fear: for he worketh the
53 For this corruptible must put work of the Lord, as I also do. on incorruption, and this mor 11 Let no man therefore deta! must put on immortality. spise him: but conduct him 64 So when this corruptible forth in peace, that he may shali have put on incorruption, come unto me: for I look for and this mortal shall have put him with the brethren. on immortality, then shall be 12 As touching our brother brought to pass the saying that Apollos, I greatly desired him is written, Death is swallowed to come unto you with the up in victory.
brethren: but his will was not 65 O death, where is thy sting? at all to come at this time; but O grave, where is thy victory ? he will come when he shall 66 The sting of death is sin; have convenient time. and the strength of sin is the law. 13 Watch ye, stand fast in the 67 But thanks be to God, which faith, quit you like men, be giveth us the victory through strong. our Lord Jesus Christ.
14 Let all your things be done 58 Therefore, my beloved bre- with charity. thren, be ye steadfast, unmove 15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye able, always abounding in the know the house of Stephạnas, work of the Lord, forasmuch as that it is the firstiruits of Achaia, ye know that your labour is not and that they have addicted in vain in the Lord.
themselves to the ministry of CHAPTER XVI.
the saints) Contributions for the poor. 16 That ye submit yourselves
tion for the saints, as I have helpeth with us, and laboureth. given order to the churches of 17 I am glad of the coming of Galatia, even so do yo.
Stephanas and Fortunatus and 2 Upon the first day of the Achaicus: for that which was week let every one of you lay lacking on your part they have by him in store, as God hath supplied, prospered him, that there be no 18 For they have refreshed my gatherings when I come. spirit and yours: therefore ac
The afflictions II. CORINTHIANS. of the apostle. knowledge ye them that are Lord Jesus Christ, let him be such.
Anathema. Maran atha. 19 The churches of Asia salute 23 The grace of our Lord Jesus you. Aquila and Priscilla salute Christ be with you. you much in the Lord, with the 24 My love be with you all in church that is in their house. Christ Jesus. Amen.
20 All the brethren greet you. Greet ye one another with a The first epistle to the Corinholy kiss.
thians was written from Phi21 The salutation of me Paul lippi by Stephanas, and For with mine own hand.
tunatus, and Achaicus, and 22 If any man love not the Timotheus.
The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the
| 9 But we had the sentenco Paul's comfort in trials. of death in ourselves, that we Christ by the will of God, in God which raiseth the dead: and Timothy our brother, unto 10 Who delivered us from so the church of God which is at great a death, and doth deliver: Corinth, with all the saints in whom we trust that he will which are in all Achaia :
yet deliver us ; 2 Grace be to you, and peace, 11 Ye also helping together by from God our Father and from prayer for us, that for the gift the Lord Jesus Christ.
bestowed upon us by the means 3 Blessed be God. even the of many persons thanks may be Father of our Lord Jesus given by many on our behalf. Christ, the Father of mercies, 12 For our rejoicing is this, and the God of all comfort; the testimony ofour conscience, 4 Who comforteth us in all that in simplicity and godly our tribulation, that we may be sincerity, not with fleshly
wisable to comfort them which are dom, but by the grace of God, in any trouble, by the comfort we have had our conversation wherewith we ourselves are in the world, and more abuncomforted of God.
dantly to you-ward. 5 For as the sufferings of Christ 13 For we write none other abound in us, so our consolation things unto you, than what ye also aboundeth by Christ. read or acknowledge and I 6 And whether we be afflict- trust ye shall acknowledge even ed, it is for your consolation to the end ; and salvation, which is effect 14 As also ye have acknowl. ual in the enduring of the edged us in part, that we are same sufferings which we also your rejoicing, even as ye also suffer: or whether we be com- are ours in the day of the Lord forted, it is for your consolation Jesus. and salvation.
15 And in this confidence I 7 And our hope of you is was minded to come unto you steadfast, knowing that as ye before, that ye might have a are partakers of the sufferings, second benefit; 80 shall ye be also of the con. 16 And to pass by you into solation.
Macedonia, and to come again 8 For we would not, brethren, out of Macedonia unto you, and have you ignorantof our trouble of you to be brought on my way which came to us in Asia, that toward Judea. we were pressed out of meas 17 When I therefore was thus ure, above strength, insomuch minded, did I use lightness i or
Dealings with one II. CORINTHIANS. excommunicated. purpose according to the flesh, one should be swallowed up that with me there should be with overmuch sorrow. yea, yea, and nay, nay?
8 Wherefore I beseech you 18 But as God is true, our that ye would confirm your word toward you was not yea love toward him. and nay.
9 For to this end also did 1 19 For the Son of God, Jesus write, that I might know the Christ, who was preached proof of you, whether ye be among you by us, even by me obedient in all things. and Silvanus and Timotheus, 10 To whom ye forgive any was not yea and nay, but in thing, I forgive also: for if him was yea.
forgave any thing, to whom I 20 For all the promises of God forgave it, for your sakes forin him are yea, and in him Amen, gave I it in the person of Christ; unto the glory of God by us. 11 Lest Satan should get an 21 Now he which stablisheth advantage of us; for we are not us with you in Christ, and hath ignorant of his devices. anointed us, is God;
12 Furthermore, when I came 22 Who hath also sealed us, to Troas to preach Christ's gosand given the earnest of the pel, and a door was opened Spirit in our hearts.
unto me of the Lord, 23 Moreover I call God for a 13 1 had no rest in my spirit, record upon my soul, that to because I found not Titus my spare you I came not as yet brother; but taking my leave unto Corinth.
of them, I went from thence 24 Not for that we have do- into Macedonia. minion over your faith, but are 14 Now thanks be unto God, helpers of your joy: for by faith which always causeth us to tri
umph in Christ, and maketh CHAPTER II.
manifest the savour of his The excommunicated person.
knowledge by us in every place, UT I determined this with 15 For we are unto God a BUT
myself, that I would not sweet savour of Christ, in them come again to you in heaviness. that are saved, and in them 2 For if I make you sorry, who that perish: is he then that maketh me glad, 16 To the one we are the sabut the same which is made vour of death unto death; and sorry by me?
to the other the savour of life 3 And I wrote this same unto unto life. And who is sufficient you, lest, when I came, I should for these things ? have sorrow from them of 17 For we are not as many, whom I ought to rejoice; hav- which corrupt the word of ing confidence in you all, that God: but as of sincerity, but my joy is the joy of you all. as of God, in the sight of God 4 For out of much affliction and speak we in Christ. anguish of heart I wrote unto you
CHAPTER III. with many tears; not that ye The gospel ministration. should be grieved, but that ya Dm
we begin again to com
mend ourselves ? or need have more abundantly unto you. We, as some others, epistles of 5 But if any have caused grief, commendation to you, or letters he hath not grieved me, but in of commendation from you ? part: that I may not over 2 Ye are our epistle written in charge you all.
our hearts, known and read of 6 Sufficient to such a man is all men: this punishment, which was in 3 Forasmuch as ye are mani. flicted of many.
festly declared to be the epistle 7 So that contrariwise ye ought of Christ ministered by us, rather to forgive him, and com- written not with ink, but with fort him, lest perhaps such a the Spirit of the living God;