THE FIRST EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE
Milk comes before meat in the Church—Men’s works shall be tried by fire—The saints are the temple of God, and if faithful they shall inherit all things.
And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.
I have fed you with amilk
, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it,
neither yet now are ye able.
For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal?
Who then is Paul, and who is
Apollos, but aministers
by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own areward
according to his own labour.
For we are alabourers
together with God: ye are God’s bhusbandry
, ye are
According to the agrace
of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
For other afoundation
can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the afire
every man’s work of what sort it is.
If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself ashall
be saved; yet so as by fire.
Know ye not that ye are the atemple
of God, and that
of God dwelleth cin
If any man adefile
the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is bholy
, which temple
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you aseemeth
to be wise in this world, let him become a bfool
, that he may be cwise
And again, The Lord aknoweth
the thoughts of the wise, that they are bvain
Therefore let no man aglory
in men. For all things are yours;
, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; ball
And ye are aChrist’s
; and Christ is