1 Corinthians Chapter 5

1 It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.

2 And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you.

3 For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed,

4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,

5 To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

6 Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:

8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

9 I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators:

10 Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.

11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.

12 For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within?

13 But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.




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A disciple's 1 Corinthians Chapter 5 comment on 3/25/2017, 2:41pm...

Steve is absolutely right! It is a gross misunderstanding, to think that we aren't supposed to judge one another in matters of sin. The Law is; "You shall not hate your neighbor in your heart; but shall in any wise rebuke your neighbor, and not allow sin upon him." Wasn't it the hypocrite Pharisees' willful neglect of judging among themselves, that incurred the Lord's Woes? We must guard the Holy!


Irene123's 1 Corinthians Chapter 5 comment on 3/24/2017, 6:12pm...

WE - are not to judge anyone, in or out of Jesus' church. That is God's business WITH His shepherd. Pastors in the truth pray over a soul in the wrong and God gives him the message for that soul - which includes all the church as a warning - and GOD puts the conviction into the sinners heart and, he/she will either repent or leave. Nor is the person ever - named.


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