July 11, 2017

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Reading along with us in 1 Corinthians? Here’s today’s reading:

1 Corinthians 16 (ESV)

Now concerning the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do. 2 On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come. 3 And when I arrive, I will send those whom you accredit by letter to carry your gift to Jerusalem. 4 If it seems advisable that I should go also, they will accompany me.

5 I will visit you after passing through Macedonia, for I intend to pass through Macedonia, 6 and perhaps I will stay with you or even spend the winter, so that you may help me on my journey, wherever I go. 7 For I do not want to see you now just in passing. I hope to spend some time with you, if the Lord permits. 8 But I will stay in Ephesus until Pentecost, 9 for a wide door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many adversaries… Continue Reading

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  1. 13Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. 14Let all that you do be done in love.
    18for they refreshed my spirit as well as yours. Give recognition to such people.

  2. V2 gives the pattern under which we give. But I have never noticed v12. Paul urging Apollos to do something and Apollos being unwilling. Sound familiar to anyone else whichever side we might be on, the urger or the urgee? To be a fly on the wall for those conversations….does it speak more of the role we have in each others lives to urge one another on to love and good deeds or the freedom we have to let God be the guide for our service and not church leadership? Interesting conversation….

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