1 Corinthians 7:24

24 In whatever condition you were called, brothers and sisters, there remain with God.

1 Corinthians 7:24 Meaning and Commentary

1 Corinthians 7:24

Brethren, let every man wherein he is called,
The apostle repeats the advice given in ( 1 Corinthians 7:20 ) and prefaces it with that tender and affectionate appellation, "brethren", the more to engage them to attend to it; showing also that whatever difference there was in their civil state and condition, there was none in their religious one; they were all brethren, one of another, they were his brethren, yea, even the brethren of Christ:

therein abide with God;
that is, abide in his civil calling and station of life, be it what it will, as knowing he is in that state it is the will of God he should be in; and as in the sight of God, who knows all men, and what is best for them, and who sees and observes all their actions and conduct of life; and with whom there is no respect of persons, of bond or free, of masters or servants; they are admitted equally to enjoy the same favours and privileges in the house of God; have the same access to the throne of grace, and enjoy the same communion with God; and therefore should be content in their present situation, discharging the several duties of their station aright, and exercise a good conscience both towards God and man.

1 Corinthians 7:24 In-Context

22 For whoever was called in the Lord as a slave is a freed person belonging to the Lord, just as whoever was free when called is a slave of Christ.
23 You were bought with a price; do not become slaves of human masters.
24 In whatever condition you were called, brothers and sisters, there remain with God.
25 Now concerning virgins, I have no command of the Lord, but I give my opinion as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.
26 I think that, in view of the impending crisis, it is well for you to remain as you are.

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