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Am I not an apostle? 4. This author once read about a minister who made a follow-up contact with a woman who had responded to an evangelistic campaign. Paul said circumcision was nothing and uncircumcision was nothing; yet he resisted the circumcision of Titus when it was demanded by the Judaizers. 1 Corinthians 10:24. Not about being popular. 1 Corinthians 10:23-33 – Should I or Shouldn’t I? As all our father's in the Church were baptized unto Moses, as the Lord's minister, in the cloud, and in the sea; ate and drank of the spiritual sustenance, by faith in Christ; and eyed Christ as the sum and substance of all: so thou, by the same faith in the same God and Savior, art now passing through the same wilderness dispensations; and fetching strength for every new exercise by living on Jesus, and of his fulness receiving grace for grace. Consider 1 Corinthians 8:4,10 (printed below) Now concerning the eating of food that has been offered to idols: We know that a worldly idol is nothing, and that there is no God except one… (10) If someone sees you—one who possesses knowledge—sitting in an idol’s temple, will not his conscience, being weak, become emboldened to eat what has been offered to idols? 32. He tried to practice what he preached about putting the welfare of others first (cf. They committed fornication, and brought upon themselves swift destruction. Let us fear the sins of Israel, if we would shun their plagues. for the sweet quickenings of God the Spirit leading to the feast, that my soul may be often taking the cup of salvation, and calling upon the name of the Lord. The Corinthians who reasoned that they were at liberty to eat idol-meats did so based upon principles they derived from the Old Testament Book of Deuteronomy (see 1 Corinthians 8:4-5). Œd. With the mention of the holiest Example and the most sacred Name, the whole of this argument and exhortation reaches its natural climax and conclusion. In 6:12, Paul made the point that all things are lawful, but not all things are beneficial. Comp on 1 Corinthians 9:19; Romans 5:15; and on the idea, Clement, ad Cor. It is an unchangeable principle of the Christian morality that all comes from God by his love, and all should be returned to him by ours. Home >> Bible Studies >> 1 Corinthians >> 1 Corinthians 10:14-33 These small group studies of 1 Corinthians contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. 10:33 - even as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of the many, that they may be saved. Just do as I do. We must not impair the ideal, to which this rule gives absolute expression (otherwise in Philippians 2:4), by supplying μόνον and καί, as Grotius and others do. That the principle on which Paul and the other apostles acted in reference to this matter, is radically different from that adopted by the church of Rome, is apparent from their different results. Search results for '1 Corinthians 10:1-33' using the 'New American Standard Version'. Ð¿Ð¾ÑÑÐ½ÐµÐ½Ð¸Ñ Ðº 9:19-23. Paul takes a very different approach to this matter in the verses above. That a thing sacrificed idolatrously is anything, or that an idol is anything? 10. He will be always there where his people are assembled. Farther, the end must be carefully observed â that they may be saved Hence what is opposed to their salvation ought not to be conceded to them, (607) but we must use prudence, and that of a spiritual kind. (1 Corinthians 9:20, 21.) at home) Abstain from eating because of his conscience, because he thinks it evil but don"t you let his conscience persuade you that your liberty is evil. C. DECORUM IN PUBLIC WORSHIP. Imagine Joseph ( Genesis 39:1-13) having sexual relations with Potiphar's wife "in order to eventually teach her what was right.". Though many of the advices given in this chapter appear to respect the Corinthians alone, yet there is none of them that is not applicable to Christians in general in certain circumstances. .âBetter, even as I in all things am seeking to please all men, not seeking my own profit, but that of the manyâi.e., the whole great mass of men, and not, as the English seems to imply, merely âa great number.â This is the same idea as âI am made all things to all men.â (See 1 Corinthians 9:22.). And He who appointed it at the first, promised to be present at every celebration, and will continue to the last, to make it sanctified to every true partaker. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. No concession therefore, whether to the manners of the world or to the prejudices of the ignorant, can plead the sanction of apostolic example, which has not that object honestly in view. (v) 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 is the great hymn of love which shows men the more excellent way. Stated another way, Paul's concern was for the welfare and growth of the church as well as reaching the lost. "Christian freedom is not given to us for our own sake but for the sake of others. As noted in the commentary on, 22, pleasing all men in all things does not mean or allow us to compromise the gospel or do something the Bible condemns. We shall feed on Him by faith. It denotes what takes place on the apostle’s side through his endeavour, namely, to be the servant of all, and to be all things to all men (1 Corinthians 9:19 ff. Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:1-5 (Read 1 Corinthians 10:1-5) To dissuade the Corinthians from communion with idolaters, and security in any sinful course, the apostle sets before them the example of the Jewish nation of old. So they partake of the Lord Jesus who are under the influence of pride, self-will, hatred, censoriousness, etc., and who carry their self-importance and worldly spirit even into the house and worship of God? The same meaning is usually given to the two verbs συμφέρει, is expedient, and οἰκοδομεῖ, edifies. The principle which the apostle here avows, and which he so strenuously recommends in the preceding chapters, is one which has often been lamentably perverted. And this is a third rule to be observed by Christians, as to the use of the liberty which God’s law hath left them as to any particular actions; notwithstanding that liberty, yet they ought to have respect to the spiritual good and salvation of others, and to do that part which their judgments inform them will be, as least to the spiritual damage and detriment, so most to the spiritual good and profit, of the souls of others with whom they converse. (Robertson p. 158), "NO PERSONAL ADVANTAGE IS WORTH THE LOSS OF ONE PRECIOUS SOUL. To Get the Full List of Definitions: Sign Up or Login. That a thing sacrificed idolatrously is anything, or that an idol is anything? 1Co 10:1. Paul had to address many concerning issues in the church at Corinth, for there was much confusion there. Tools. Browse Sermons on 1 Corinthians 10:23-33. Denomination: Christian Missionary Alliance. See. However conscious we may be of our own sincerity and uprightness, we should ever distrust ourselves. read more. The minister, in the name of evangelism, went to the club and the young lady invited him to watch her dance and undress. Not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved; not seeking my own advantage, either the satisfaction of my own mind or humour, or my own gain, but the advantage of others, especially in matters that may any way affect them as to their eternal salvation. Surely it is among the love-tokens of Jesus. It is, however, more than certain, that Paul accommodated himself to men only in things indifferent, and in things lawful in themselves. The word please (aresko) is used of the dance that pleased King Herod ( Matthew 14:6) and of husbands and wives pleasing each other ( 1 Corinthians 7:33-34). 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