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1 Corinthians 10 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Do All to God’s Glory
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:1 - Moreover, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware that all our fathers were under the cloud, all passed through the sea,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:2 - all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:3 - all ate the same spiritual food,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:4 - and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them, and that Rock was Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - But with most of them God was not well pleased, for their bodies were scattered in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:6 - Now these things became our examples, to the intent that we should not lust after evil things as they also lusted.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:7 - And do not become idolaters as were some of them. As it is written, “The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:8 - Nor let us commit sexual immorality, as some of them did, and in one day twenty-three thousand fell;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:9 - nor let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed by serpents;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:10 - nor complain, as some of them also complained, and were destroyed by the destroyer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:11 - Now all[fn] these things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:12 - Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:13 - No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
Flee from Idolatry
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:14 - Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:15 - I speak as to wise men; judge for yourselves what I say.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:16 - The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:17 - For we, though many, are one bread and one body; for we all partake of that one bread.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:18 - Observe Israel after the flesh: Are not those who eat of the sacrifices partakers of the altar?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:19 - What am I saying then? That an idol is anything, or what is offered to idols is anything?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:20 - Rather, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to have fellowship with demons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:21 - You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the Lord’s table and of the table of demons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:22 - Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?
All to the Glory of God
(cf. Ps. 24:1 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:23 - All things are lawful for me,[fn] but not all things are helpful; all things are lawful for me,[fn] but not all things edify.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:24 - Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:25 - Eat whatever is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience’ sake;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:26 - for “the earth is the LORD’s, and all its fullness.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:27 - If any of those who do not believe invites you to dinner, and you desire to go, eat whatever is set before you, asking no question for conscience’ sake.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:28 - But if anyone says to you, “This was offered to idols,” do not eat it for the sake of the one who told you, and for conscience’ sake;[fn] for “the earth is the LORD’s, and all its fullness.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:29 - “Conscience,” I say, not your own, but that of the other. For why is my liberty judged by another man’s conscience?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:30 - But if I partake with thanks, why am I evil spoken of for the food over which I give thanks?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:31 - Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:32 - Give no offense, either to the Jews or to the Greeks or to the church of God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:33 - just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
NKJV Footnotes
Exodus 32:6
NU-Text omits all.
NU-Text omits for me.
NU-Text omits for me.
Psalm 24:1
NU-Text omits the rest of this verse.
Psalm 24:1

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