So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!
No temptation[a] has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted[b] beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted,[c] he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
Idol Feasts and the Lord’s Supper
Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry.
I speak to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I say.
Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ?
Because there is one loaf, we, who are many, are one body, for we all share the one loaf.
Summary: Paul says , "the Israelites were under the cloud of Gods leadership, under the cloud of Gods Provisional Plan, Under the cloud of Gods Redemptive Plan, and under the Cloud of Gods Justice". If they are under the cloud then so are we.
Summary: It’s not enough to rely on our saved status as Christians. We need to cooperate with the Holy Spirit in fleeing temptation, in battling temptation, in staying above reproach. We can learn from the mistakes of our ancestors, the ancient Israelites.
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Summary: Paul warns us about the dreadful and severe consequences of sin. He is also challenges us to avoid sin and persevere in our Christian lives. Paul will argues that many Christians will not finish their Christian lives well.
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