I mean by this that one of you says, "I am a follower of Paul"; another, "I of Apollos"; another, "I of Cephas"; another, "I of Christ."
He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked intently at him and said: "You are Simon, son of John; you shall be called Cephas" (or 'Peter,' which means 'Rock').
Have I no right to take a believing wife with me on my journey, as the rest of the apostles and the Lord's brothers and Peter do?
"and call no one 'Father' on earth, for One is your Father in heaven.
Now a certain Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, a learned man and mighty in the Scriptures, came to Ephesus.
When one says, "I follow Paul," and another, "I follow Apollos," are you not mere worldlings?
So let no one make boast in men. For all things are yours;
Now these things, brothers, I have applied in a figure to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; that in us you might learn not to go beyond what is written; that none of you be puffed up for the one, against the other.
Indeed, brothers, the time that remains to us has been shortened; so let those who have wives live as if they had none,
I tell you this, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor can corruption inherit incorruption.
As for our Apollos, I have many times urged him to go to you with the others, but he was always unwilling to go to you at this time. He will come, however, whenever he has a good opportunity.
Mark this; he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly; and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
and when they recognized the grace which had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, then thought to be pillars, gave to Barnabas and to me the right hand of fellowship. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the Jews.