Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
What does this mean? Are we Jews at a disadvantage? Not at all. We have already charged Jews and Greeks all alike with being under the control of sin.
What follows, then? Are we to sin, because we live not under law but under mercy? Certainly not!
1 Corinthians 10:19
What am I saying then? That there is any such thing as being offered to an idol, or any such thing as an idol?
1 Corinthians 14:15
Then what am I to do? I will pray ecstatically, but I will pray intelligently too. I will sing ecstatically, but I will sing intelligently too.
and so most of the Christian brothers have been exceedingly encouraged by my example to declare God's message without any fear of the consequences.
Some of them, it is true, are actually preaching the Christ from jealousy and partisanship, but there are others who are doing it out of good-will.
John said to him, "Master, we saw a man driving out demons with your name, and we told him not to do so, for he was not one of our followers."
But they did not understand what he meant, indeed it was concealed from them, in order that they might not comprehend it, and they were afraid to ask him what he meant.
1 Corinthians 15:11
But whether it was I or they, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed.
2 John 1:9
Anyone who goes too far and does not keep to the teaching of Christ has not God. It is the man who holds to the teaching who has both the Father and the Son.