1Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that 2a little leaven leavens the whole lump?
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Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.
Let us therefore celebrate the festival, 3not with the old leaven, 4the leaven of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
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I wrote to you in my letter 5not to associate with sexually immoral people--
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6not at all meaning 7the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, 8since then you would need to go out of the world.
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But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone 9who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler--not even to eat with such a one.
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For what have I to do with judging 10outsiders? 11Is it not those inside the church whom you are to judge?
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God judges those outside. 12"Purge the evil person from among you."
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