Wise Men In The Church
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This is why I am sending you prophets, sages, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and hound from town to town.
Therefore, brothers, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and wisdom, whom we can appoint to this duty.
Brothers, consider your calling: not many are wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth.
My speech and my proclamation were not with persuasive words of wisdom, but with a demonstration of the Spirit and power,
According to God's grace that was given to me, as a skilled master builder I have laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But each one must be careful how he builds on it,
We are fools for Christ, but you are wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored!