'Brothers' in the Bible
Brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, I urge all of you to be in agreement and not to have divisions among you, so that you may be perfectly united in your understanding and opinions.
My brothers, some members of Chloe's family have made it clear to me that there are quarrels among you.
Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.
When I came to you, brothers, I didn't come and tell you about God's secret with rhetorical language or wisdom.
Brothers, I couldn't talk to you as spiritual people but as worldly people, as mere infants in the Messiah.
Brothers, I have applied all this to Apollos and myself for your benefit, so that you may learn from us not to go beyond what the Scriptures say. Then you will stop boasting about one person at the expense of another.
I say this to make you feel ashamed. Has it come to this, that there is not one person among you who is wise enough to settle disagreements between brothers?
Instead, you yourselves practice doing wrong and cheating others, and brothers at that!
Brothers, everyone should stay in the same condition in which he was called by God.
This is what I mean, brothers: The time is short. From now on, those who have wives should live as though they had none,
When you sin against your brothers in this way and wound their weak consciences, you are sinning against the Messiah.
We have the right to take a believing wife with us like the other apostles, the Lord's brothers, and Cephas, don't we?
Now I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, of the fact that all of our ancestors who left Egypt were under the cloud. They all went through the sea,
Therefore, my brothers, when you gather to eat, wait for each other.
Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I don't want you to be ignorant.
Indeed, brothers, if I come to you speaking in foreign languages, what good will I be to you unless I speak to you in some revelation, knowledge, prophecy, or teaching?
Brothers, stop being childish in your thinking. Be like infants with respect to evil, but think like adults.
What, then, does this mean, brothers? When you gather, everyone has a psalm, teaching, revelation, foreign language, or interpretation. Everything must be done for upbuilding.
Therefore, my brothers, desire the ability to prophesy, and do not prevent others from speaking in foreign languages.
Now I'm making known to you, brothers, the gospel that I proclaimed to you, which you accepted, on which you have taken your stand,
After that, he was seen by more than 500 brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have died.
I face death every day! That is as certain, brothers, as it is that I am proud of you in the Messiah, Jesus our Lord.
Brothers, this is what I mean: Mortal bodies cannot inherit the kingdom of God, and what decays cannot inherit what does not decay.
Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.
Therefore, no one should treat him with contempt. Send him on his way in peace so that he may come to me, because I am expecting him along with the brothers.
Now concerning our brother Apollos, I strongly urged him to visit you with the other brothers, but he was not inclined to do so just now. However, he will visit you when the time is right.
Now I urge you, brothers for you know that the members of the family of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to serving the saints
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