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1 And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. 2 I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. 3 For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men? 4 For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal? 5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man? 6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. 7 So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase. 8 Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour. 9 For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building. 10 According to the grace 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. 11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; 13 Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. 14 If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. 15 If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire. 16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? 17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. 18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. 19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness. 20 And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain. 21 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are your's; 22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are your's; 23 And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.

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1 Deena E = "Here Paul seems a little frustrated with the Corinthian believers. The fact that they are arguing over human leaders ("one says I am of Paul, another says I am of Apollos") shows their immaturity (verse 2 he illustrates that they are still babies, unable to bear spiritual meat) and Paul says they're behaving like they haven't received salvation. "
2 Sarah R = "This is an interesting metaphor that we see elsewhere in Scripture as well:By Peter, in 1 Peter 2:2 "Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation..."By the unknown writer of Hebrews in 5:12 "In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, not solid food!"And here by Paul."
3 Deena E = "As we read further along, we see that the church in Corinth had many issues, particularly one relating to unity in doctrine and leadership. Paul wanted the Corinthian Christians to realize that he and Apollos (and anyone else) are nobodies--just servants of God. He calls an argument like this carnal (or worldly, of the devil), which distracts them from worshiping God together. "
4 Sarah R = "Other translations state we are "co-workers," "co-laborers," and "fellow workmen." The point is that though God is the one who through His Spirit does the regenerating and changing, God uses us to be the messengers of His Word through our words and actions. We are His hands and feet. And in order to do His work, we must work together and not let differences divide us.  "
5 Sarah R = "The foundation of our faith is Jesus Christ. Any gospel that preaches otherwise is not Christianity and is a false teaching. "
6 Sarah R = "Our works will be judged when we arrive at the throne of Heaven. Believers in Jesus may be saved from Hell, but if our work on Earth doesn't hold up to the test of fire, in other words, if the work we did here does not have eternal value, we will miss out on the rewards of Heaven. Only two things will last for eternity - people and God's Word. We should invest our time in those two."
7 Sarah R = "Paul revisits this idea in 1 Corinthians 6:19-20: "Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.""
8 Cary W = "We are continually bombarded with the wisdom and instruction of the world...how to feed the body, what we should study and work for (things), so much that most Christians do not stand out, but seem no different than the unsaved.  When we grasp that we are truly given all things in Christ, our eyes are upon Him only, and our outer lives and activities reflect this heavenly citizenship."
9 Sarah R = "This is a quote from Job 5:13."
10 Sarah R = "This is a quote from Psalms 94:11."
11 Cary W = "God gave us to Christ at the foundation of the world for even before the world was, He knew us, His own.God sent Jesus to gather all the Father gave Him, and He not only gathered, but washed and prepared us His bride.  We are not our own.  Yet while we tarry here, with His Mission and Spirit, are we all one and all God gives to us is all things, that we may wash them and present ourselves, each other and all our works before Christ, who will then present us and all our work before the Father, who is the author of us all."