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 then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.
Are we therefore to sin because we are no longer under the authority of Law, but under grace? No, indeed!
1 Corinthians 10:19
Do I mean that a thing sacrificed to an idol is what it claims to be, or that an idol is a real thing?
1 Corinthians 14:15
How then does the matter stand? I will pray in spirit, and I will pray with my understanding also. I will praise God in spirit, and I will praise Him with my understanding also.
and the greater part of the brethren, made confident in the Lord through my imprisonment, now speak of God's Message without fear, more boldly than ever.
and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment."
Some indeed actually preach Christ out of envy and contentiousness but there are also others who do it from good will.
"Rabbi," said John to Him, "we saw a man making use of your name to expel demons, and we tried to hinder him, on the ground that he did not follow us."
But they did not understand His meaning: it was veiled from them that they might not perceive it, and they were afraid to ask Him about it.
1 Corinthians 15:11
But whether it is I or they, this is the way we preach and the way that you came to believe.
2 John 1:9
No one has God, who instead of remaining true to the teaching of Christ, presses on in advance: but he who remains true to that teaching has both the Father and the Son.