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1 Corinthians 2:1-5 NIV

1 And so it was with me, brothers and sisters. When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God.a

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    • e 2:1 - Some manuscripts "proclaimed to you God’s mystery"
      2 For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.

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      3 I came to you in weakness with great fear and trembling.

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      4 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power,

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      5 so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.

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      • a 2:1 - Some manuscripts "proclaimed to you God’s mystery"
      • b 2:9 - Isaiah 64:4
      • c 2:13 - Or "Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual"
      • d 2:16 - Isaiah 40:13