1 Corinthians 5:1-8 NIV

Expel the Immoral Brother!

1 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that does not occur even among pagans: A man has his father's wife.1

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2 And you are proud! Shouldn't you rather have been filled with grief2 and have put out of your fellowship3 the man who did this?

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3 Even though I am not physically present, I am with you in spirit.4 And I have already passed judgment on the one who did this, just as if I were present.

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4 When you are assembled in the name of our Lord Jesus5 and I am with you in spirit, and the power of our Lord Jesus is present,

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5 hand this man over6 to Satan,7 so that the sinful naturea may be destroyed and his spirit saved on the day of the Lord.8

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    • a 5:5 - Or "that his body"; or "that the flesh"
      6 Your boasting is not good.9 Don't you know that a little yeast10 works through the whole batch of dough?11

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      7 Get rid of the old yeast that you may be a new batch without yeast--as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.12

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      8 Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old yeast, the yeast of malice and wickedness, but with bread without yeast,13 the bread of sincerity and truth.

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