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Settle your own differences!

Simple Gospel Summation
Reverend LC Muzembi
Today we’re examining 1 Corinthians Chapter 6. God wants us Christians to settle our own differences. Believers and nonbelievers are a different species living in the same community, but we’ve unrelated societal and cultural values.

We may keep company, but socially we avoid each other, and us Christians are more distinctive because, "they that feared the Lord spake often one to another..." Malachi 3:16. We maintain social distancing partly because God wants us to be separate in all manner of conversation, "unto the gospel of God" and for what shall happen hereafter that we shall judge the world, and shall also judge angels.  How one conducts his/her life here on earth will indeed define their destiny hereafter.

Anyway, it's a shame for those who shall inherit the kingdom of God, who shall judge the world, and  judge angels, that they should associate with the ungodly nor be judged by the unrighteous who shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Actually Paul said, "Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?  And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them ; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing ; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty" 2 Corinthians 6:14-18.

It’s unacceptable that brother should go law with brother, "and that before the unbelievers. 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?" 1 Corinthians 6:6-7.

Although we are in the world, we are not of this world, we belong to Christ.

He asked,  "If you have legal disputes about such matters, why go to outside judges who are not respected by the church?" 1 Corinthians 6:4. He said, I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren than that you should go to court with one another before the unrighteous of this world?

He said, do not be deceived;

"All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any" 1 Corinthians 6:12. Even though you’re allowed to do anything, remember you don’t belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price, to lead you. So you must glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

God bless,
Laurence Muzembi
Muzembi.org - Simple Gospel Summation 

1 Corinthians 1Called to be Saints
1 Corinthians 2The wisdom of God
1 Corinthians 3The Spirit of God dwells in you
1 Corinthians 4Stewards of the mysteries of God
1 Corinthians 5The Christian Life
1 Corinthians 6Settle your own differences
1 Corinthians 7Let them marry
1 Corinthians 8Is there any other God?
1 Corinthians9The seal of my Apostleship 
1 Corinthians 10These things became our examples
1 Corinthians 11Keep ordinances
1 Corinthians 12Growing up in the Holy Ghost |
Spiritual gifts
1 Corinthians 13If I don't love, I'm nothing! |
Pursue love and desire spiritual-gifts
1 Corinthians 14Spiritual gifts 
1 Corinthians 15What the Gospel really is!
1 Corinthians 16Stand fast in the faith

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