1 Corinthians 7:17

Various Situations of Life

17 However, each one must live his life in the situation the Lord assigned when God called him.[a] This is what I command in all the churches.

1 Corinthians 7:17 In-Context

15 But if the unbeliever leaves, let him leave. A brother or a sister is not bound in such cases. God has called you to peace.
16 For you, wife, how do you know whether you will save your husband? Or you, husband, how do you know whether you will save your wife?
17 However, each one must live his life in the situation the Lord assigned when God called him. This is what I command in all the churches.
18 Was anyone already circumcised when he was called? He should not undo his circumcision. Was anyone called while uncircumcised? He should not get circumcised.
19 Circumcision does not matter and uncircumcision does not matter, but keeping God's commandments does.

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