Can it be that, when one of you has a dispute with another, he dares to have his case tried before the heathen, instead of before Christ's People?
If your Brother does wrong, go to him and convince him of his fault when you and he are alone. If he listens to you, you have won your Brother.
Just as Paul was on the point of speaking, Gallio said to the Jews: "Jews, if this were a case of misdemeanor or some serious crime, there would be some reason for my listening patiently to you;
If, however, Demetrius and the artisans who are acting with him have a charge to make against any one, there are Court Days and there are Magistrates; let both parties take legal proceedings.
From Paul, who has been called to be an Apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, And from Sosthenes, our Brother.
Must Brother go to law with Brother, and that, too, before unbelievers?
For God is not a God of disorder, but of peace.) This custom prevails in all the Churches of Christ's People.
With reference to the Collection for Christ's People, I want you to follow the instructions that I gave to the Churches in Galatia.
I have another request to make of you, Brothers. You remember Stephanas and his household, and that they were the first-fruits gathered in from Greece, and set themselves to serve Christ's People.