Daily Bible Devotionals

The preacher’s goal

I Corinthians 14:3 But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.  Paul was contrasting the gift of prophecy and the gift of tongues. The people were so impressed with those that spoke in tongues while the greater impression should have been with those that prophesied.  The prophecy was them getting a message from God for the …

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More to those Idols than you think

I Corinthians 10:20 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.  The Gentiles in this verse refer to the pagans, those without the true God. They are making their sacrifices to false gods. You can’t see it as some innocent ignorance. They …

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Let them mistreat you

I Corinthians 6:7 Now, therefore, there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?  The believers of Corinth were fighting, fussing, and even suing each other before the law, the courts. Paul couldn’t believe their attitudes towards each other. Paul wanted …

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