Dare any one of you who has a grievance against his neighbor go to law before heathen judges, instead of before the saints?
"If your brother sins against you, go and show him, between yourself and him alone. If he listens, you have won your brother.
Paul was about to open his mouth, when Gallio said to the Jews. "If it had been some misdemeanor or wicked villainy, it would have been within reason for me to listen to you Jews;
If then Demetrius and his craftsmen have a grievance against any one, the courts are open and there are the proconsuls; let them accuse one another.
to the Church of God at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, together with all, wherever they are, who call upon the name of the Lord Jesus.
Must brother go to law with brother, and that, too, before unbelievers?
for God is not a God of confusion, but of peace. This custom prevails in all the churches of the saints.
Now concerning the offering for the saints, you also are to do as I directed the church of Galatia.
I beg you this, my brothers??ou know the household of Stephanus, that they were the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they devoted themselves to the service of the saints??16 so I want you also to show deference to such, and to every fellow worker, and laborer.