Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Dare any one of you who has a grievance against his neighbor go to law before heathen judges, instead of before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be tried by you, are you unfit to try such trifling cases? Do you not know that we are to try angels? How much more, then, the affairs of life. read more.
Why then, if you have cases relating to earthly affairs which need to be decided, is it men who are absolutely nothing in the church whom you make your judges? I say this to shame you. Is it so that there is not among you a single wise man, capable of deciding between a man and his brother? Must brother go to law with brother, and that, too, before unbelievers? Indeed, to say nothing more, the fact that you have lawsuits with one another is altogether a defect in you. Why not rather suffer injustice? Why not rather endure being cheated? On the contrary, you yourselves are inflicting injustice and fraud, and that upon your brothers.



Dare any one of you who has a grievance against his neighbor go to law before heathen judges, instead of before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be tried by you, are you unfit to try such trifling cases? Do you not know that we are to try angels? How much more, then, the affairs of life. read more.
Why then, if you have cases relating to earthly affairs which need to be decided, is it men who are absolutely nothing in the church whom you make your judges? I say this to shame you. Is it so that there is not among you a single wise man, capable of deciding between a man and his brother? Must brother go to law with brother, and that, too, before unbelievers? Indeed, to say nothing more, the fact that you have lawsuits with one another is altogether a defect in you. Why not rather suffer injustice? Why not rather endure being cheated? On the contrary, you yourselves are inflicting injustice and fraud, and that upon your brothers.

"Come to terms with your opponent quickly, while you are yet with him on the way [to the court], to prevent your opponent from handing you over to the judge, and the judge to the jailer, and so you be thrown into prison. "I tell you truly that you would certainly not get out from there until you had paid back the last cent.


"Come to terms with your opponent quickly, while you are yet with him on the way [to the court], to prevent your opponent from handing you over to the judge, and the judge to the jailer, and so you be thrown into prison.

Dare any one of you who has a grievance against his neighbor go to law before heathen judges, instead of before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be tried by you, are you unfit to try such trifling cases? Do you not know that we are to try angels? How much more, then, the affairs of life. read more.
Why then, if you have cases relating to earthly affairs which need to be decided, is it men who are absolutely nothing in the church whom you make your judges? I say this to shame you. Is it so that there is not among you a single wise man, capable of deciding between a man and his brother? Must brother go to law with brother, and that, too, before unbelievers? Indeed, to say nothing more, the fact that you have lawsuits with one another is altogether a defect in you. Why not rather suffer injustice? Why not rather endure being cheated? On the contrary, you yourselves are inflicting injustice and fraud, and that upon your brothers.

"For as you go before the magistrate with your opponent do your utmost to get quit of him, lest he drag you before the judge, and the judge delivers you over to the officer, and the officer cast you into prison.


but Herod, the Tetrarch, when reproved by him because of Herodias, his brother's wife, and because of all the wicked deeds that he had done,

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and such immorality as is not even among the heathen??hat a man has taken his father's wife! Yet you are puffed up instead of mourning and removing from among you the man who has done this thing. For I, although absent in body, yet present in spirit, have already passed sentence, by the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, on him who has done this thing. read more.
When you are gathered together, and my spirit is with you together with the power of our Lord Jesus, I have handed over such a man to Satan for the destruction of his flesh, that his spirit may be saved, in the day of the Lord Jesus.


Dare any one of you who has a grievance against his neighbor go to law before heathen judges, instead of before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be tried by you, are you unfit to try such trifling cases? Do you not know that we are to try angels? How much more, then, the affairs of life. read more.
Why then, if you have cases relating to earthly affairs which need to be decided, is it men who are absolutely nothing in the church whom you make your judges? I say this to shame you. Is it so that there is not among you a single wise man, capable of deciding between a man and his brother? Must brother go to law with brother, and that, too, before unbelievers? Indeed, to say nothing more, the fact that you have lawsuits with one another is altogether a defect in you. Why not rather suffer injustice? Why not rather endure being cheated? On the contrary, you yourselves are inflicting injustice and fraud, and that upon your brothers.

Now I beg you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to speak in accord, all of you, and to have no divisions among you, but to be knit together in a common mind and temper. For it has been plainly told me concerning you, my brothers, by Chloe's people, that there are dissensions among you. I mean by this that one of you says, "I am a follower of Paul"; another, "I of Apollos"; another, "I of Cephas"; another, "I of Christ." read more.
Has Christ been divided? Paul, was he crucified for you? or was it into the name of Paul that you were baptized?

But when John saw that many of the Pharisees and Sadducees were coming for baptism, he said: "O brood of vipers! Who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

But in giving you the following instructions, I cannot praise you; your solemn assemblies do more harm than good. To begin with, I am told??nd I believe there is some truth in it??hat when you meet at a church there are divisions among you. For there must needs be also parties among you, in order that the good may be tested and made known. read more.
Again, when you meet together, there is no true eating of the Lord's Supper; for each one of you begins to eat his own supper; one goes hungry, while another gets drunk. What! Have you no houses in which to eat or drink? or do you wish to show your contempt for the church of God, and to shame those who have no homes to eat in? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I certainly do not praise you.


Dare any one of you who has a grievance against his neighbor go to law before heathen judges, instead of before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be tried by you, are you unfit to try such trifling cases? Do you not know that we are to try angels? How much more, then, the affairs of life. read more.
Why then, if you have cases relating to earthly affairs which need to be decided, is it men who are absolutely nothing in the church whom you make your judges? I say this to shame you. Is it so that there is not among you a single wise man, capable of deciding between a man and his brother? Must brother go to law with brother, and that, too, before unbelievers? Indeed, to say nothing more, the fact that you have lawsuits with one another is altogether a defect in you. Why not rather suffer injustice? Why not rather endure being cheated? On the contrary, you yourselves are inflicting injustice and fraud, and that upon your brothers.