Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him,
but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering.
If anyone wants to be contentious about this, we have no other practice—nor do the churches of God.
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In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good.
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In the first place, I hear that when you come together as a church, there are divisions among you, and to some extent I believe it.
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No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God’s approval.
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So then, when you come together, it is not the Lord’s Supper you eat,
for when you are eating, some of you go ahead with your own private suppers. As a result, one person remains hungry and another gets drunk.
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Don’t you have homes to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? Certainly not in this matter!
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For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread,
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and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.”
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