Divisions in the Church
I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no p divisions among you, but that you be united q in the same mind and the same judgment.
For it has been reported to me by Chloe's people that there is r quarreling among you, my brothers.
What I mean is that s each one of you says, "I follow Paul," or "I follow t Apollos," or "I follow u Cephas," or "I follow Christ."
v Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you w baptized in the name of Paul?
I thank God that I baptized none of you except x Crispus and y Gaius,
so that no one may say that you were baptized in my name.
(I did baptize also z the household of Stephanas. Beyond that, I do not know whether I baptized anyone else.)
For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and a not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.
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1 Corinthians 11:18
For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part.
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For you are still of the flesh. For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and behaving only in a human way?
1 Corinthians 3:4
For when one says, "I follow Paul," and another, "I follow Apollos," are you not being merely human?
Matthew 23:9 - 10
And call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.
Now a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, competent in the Scriptures.
He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "So you are Simon the son of John? You shall be called Cephas" (which means Peter).
1 Corinthians 12:5
And there are varieties of service, but the same Lord.
2 Corinthians 11:4
For if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus than the one we proclaimed, or if you receive a different spirit from the one you received, or if you accept a different gospel from the one you accepted, you put up with it readily enough.
One Lord, one faith, one baptism.
For he had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with his entire household. And many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized.
Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus, greet you.
1 Corinthians 16:15
Now I urge you, brothers - you know that the household of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the service of the saints -
1 Corinthians 16:17
I rejoice at the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus, because they have made up for your absence.
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