1Dareany of you,having a matteragainstanother, go to lawbefore the unjust,andnotbefore the saints?2
Do yenotknowthat the saints shall judge the world?andif the world shall be judgedbyyou, are yeunworthy to judge the smallest matters?3
Know yenotthat we shall judgeangels? how much morethings that pertain to this life?4Ifthenyehavejudgments of things pertaining to this life,setthem to judge who are least esteemedin the church.5
I speak to yourshame . Is it so, that there is not a wise manamongyou? no, notonethat shall be able to judgebetweenhisbrethren?6Butbrother goeth to lawwithbrother,andthatbefore the unbelievers.7Nowthereforethereisutterly a faultamongyou,because ye go to law one withanother.Why do yenotrather take wrong ? why do yenotrather suffer yourselves to be defrauded ?
8Nay,ye do wrong , anddefraud , andthat your brethren.9
Know yenotthat the unrighteousshallnotinherit the kingdom of God?Benotdeceived : neitherfornicators,noridolaters,noradulterers,noreffeminate,nor abusers of themselves with mankind,10Northieves,norcovetous,nordrunkards,norrevilers,norextortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.11Andsuchwere some of you:but ye are washed , but ye are sanctified , but ye are justifiedin the name of the LordJesus,andby the Spirit of ourGod.12
All things are lawful unto me,but all thingsarenotexpedient : all things are lawful for me,butIwillnot be brought under the powerofany.13Meatsa for the belly,and the belly for meats:butGod shall destroybothitandthem.Now the body is not for fornication,but for the Lord;and the Lord for the body.14AndGodhathboth raised up the Lord,andwillalso raise upusby his ownpower.15
Know yenotthatyourbodiesare the members of Christ? shall Ithentake the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid .
16What? know yenotthat he which is joined to an harlotisonebody?fortwo, saith he , shall beoneflesh.17But he that is joined unto the Lordisonespirit.18Fleefornication.Everysinthatamandoethiswithout the body;but he that committeth fornicationsinnethagainst his ownbody.19What? know yenotthatyourbodyis the temple of the HolyGhost which is inyou,which ye haveofGod,and ye arenot your own?20For ye are bought with a price:thereforeglorifyGodinyourbody,andinyourspirit,whichareGod's.