Whereas, if anyone, over his own house, cannot, preside, how, of an assembly of God, shall he take care?
But, if I should tarry, that thou mayest know - how it behoveth, in a house of God, to behave oneself, - the which, is an assembly a of a Living God, a pillar and basement of the truth; -
Wherefore have ye been kicking at my sacrifices, and my presents, which I commanded, to serve for a home, - and shouldest have honoured thy sons more than me: fattening yourselves, with the first of every present of Israel, before me?
Therefore do I tell him, that I am about to judge his house unto times age-abiding, for the iniquity which he knoweth, in that his sons are cursing God, and he hath not rebuked them.
Be taking heed unto yourselves, and unto all the little flock in which the Holy Spirit hath set, you, as overseers, - to be shepherding the assembly of God which he hath acquired through means of the blood of his own.
Give no occasion of stumbling - whether to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the assembly of God:
And did put, all things, in subjection beneath his feet. And gave him to be head over all things unto the assembly,
Nevertheless, as, the assembly, submitteth herself unto the Christ, so, the wives, unto their husbands, in everything:
This sacred secret, is, great, - I, however, am speaking as to Christ and as tothe assembly; -