1 Corinthians 2:1-5 ESV

Proclaiming Christ Crucified

1 And I, when I came to you, brothers,a1did not come proclaiming to you 2the testimonyb of God with lofty speech or wisdom.

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    • e 2:1 - Or brothers and sisters
    • f 2:1 - Some manuscripts mystery (or secret)
      2 For I decided to know nothing among you except 3Jesus Christ and him crucified.

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      3 And 4I was with you 5in weakness and in fear and much trembling,

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      4 and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of 6the Spirit and of power,

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      5 that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but 7in the power of God.

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