- Paul, called [to be] an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes [our] brother,
- Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called [to be] saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:
- Grace [be] unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and [from] the Lord Jesus Christ.
- I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ;
- That in every thing ye are enriched by him, in all utterance, and [in] all knowledge;
- Even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you:
- So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
- Who shall also confirm you unto the end, [that ye may be] blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
- God [is] faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
- Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and [that] there be no divisions among you; but [that] ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
- For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them [which are of the house] of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
- Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.
- Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul?
- I thank God that I baptized none of you, but Crispus and Gaius;
- Lest any should say that I had baptized in mine own name.
- And I baptized also the household of Stephanas: besides, I know not whether I baptized any other.
- For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
- For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
- For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
- Where [is] the wise? where [is] the scribe? where [is] the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
- For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
- For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom:
- But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;
- But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
- Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
- For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, [are called]:
- But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;
- And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, [yea], and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are:
- That no flesh should glory in his presence.
- But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
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