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10:1 Moreover, brethren, I would not that you should be ignorant, how
that all our fathers were under the cloud.(Exodus
all passed through the sea.(Exodus
10:2,3 And were all baptized.(a
form of baptism with water surrounding them).unto
in the cloud and in the sea.(Exodus
14:21,22); And did all eat the same spiritual meat;
10:4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink.(called
'spiritual drink' because God caused water to
come out of the rock). For they drank of that spiritual
Rock that followed them. And that Rock was Christ.
eternal being called Christ, is the one who created all things (Ephesians
3:9; Revelation 4:11) out
of the intelligent
invisible energy of what the
calls, the Father. Christ was the
one who was with the Israelites coming out of 430 years of bondage in Egypt,
protecting them with a cloud:.Exodus
13:21; Numbers 10:34; Nehemiah
10:5 But with many of them God was not well pleased. For they were
overthrown in the wilderness.
10:6 Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not
as they also lusted.
1Corinthians 10:7 Neither be you idolaters, as
were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink
and rose up to play.
10:7,8 Neither be you idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written.(Exodus
32:6), The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.
1Corinthians 10:8 Neither let us commit fornication,
as some of them did and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
for mostly selfish advantages in pleasure pursuits, not service to others
or finding out why they were on the Earth
in the first place. Such is the normal way of humanity.
Neither let us commit fornication.(Barnes
case referred to here was that of licentious
with no concern for anyone but one's immediate selfish sexual satisfaction}.with
the daughters of Moab, referred to in Numbers
25:1-9."), as some of them did
and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted and
were destroyed of serpents.(Numbers
states one thousand more, why?
1Corinthians 10:10 Neither murmur you, as some
of them also murmured and were destroyed of the destroyer.
10:10 Neither murmur.(to
murmur, mutter, grumble, say anything against in a low tone; of those who
confer secretly together and discontentedly complain:.Philippians
2:14; John 6:43).you,
as some of them also murmured
and were destroyed of the destroyer.
1Corinthians 10:11 Now all these things happened unto
them for examples and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the
ends of the world are come.
side you pick to be on by your attitude. One way leads to life and
the other into the ways of the dark side toward destruction; depends what
you focus on in this dynamic universe that responds accordingly to all
that's consistently felt to you as true.
10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for examples.(lessons
for us today).and they are written
for our admonition (original means 'to set a
place in the mind'; in other words, so that we would learn from them and
what we learn becomes us, our heart, out of which comes our actions and
our heart and actions can clean the mass mind of evil, how?;
one of the lessons for today is if you live the way you normally may want
to, expect problems in life:.Proverbs
14:12), upon whom the ends of the world are come.
10:12 Wherefore let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.
what Emmanuel had prophesied.(Matthew
the destruction of Jerusalem in that time of 70 A.D. by the Romans, which
was, back then, soon
come to pass.
1Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken
you but such as is common to man but God is faithful who will not
suffer you to be tempted above that you are able but will with the
temptation also make a way to escape that you may be able to bear it.
10:13 There has no temptation.(original,
'an enticement to take one to the
dark side, to engage in fear or some other
evil, whether arising from
or outward circumstances', 'something that tries
a person', 'a trial' in one's life:.1Peter
1:7).taken you but such as is common
14:12).but God is faithful who
will not suffer.(allow).you
to be tempted above that you are able but will with the temptation also
make a way to escape.(and
way that could be).that you may
be able to bear it.
10:14 Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.
That is, carry
it, endure it.
20:22. Because it will make you more
fit for the Kingdom of God.coming
now to reign here
on Earth and part of that is
accepting, not denying what it is
that you are.
10:16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of
the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion
of the body of Christ?
was having fellowship with others who also believed what Christ came to
Earth for and that was to die for humanity, so they could live eternally,
that is, once humanity awakens
to that fact.
10:17 For we being many are one bread and one
body. For we are all partakers of that one bread.
10:20 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice,
they sacrifice to devils.(called
spirits in the Old Testament).and
not to God. And I would not that you should have fellowship with devils.
10:21 You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of
devils. You cannot be partakers
of the Lord's table and of the table of devils.
10:23 All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient.
All things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.
in the use of things lawful we should consult the good of others."
10:24 Let no man seek his own, but every man another's welfare.
'welfare' not in original. It was added by translators, who inserted it
in old English times, in the 1600's:.Phillipians
2:3,4. That is, don't be out to selfishly set
up what seems good just for you and at the same time disregards
the welfare of others. Take a lesson from Trump's
10:26 For the earth is.(word
'is' not in original but implied).the
Lord's and the fulness thereof.
19:5. Original is
'for Earth Lord fulness him' (*).
In other words, it's all God. The Creator, God, is all
10:27 If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast and you be
disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for
10:28 But if any man say unto you, This is offered in sacrifice unto
idols, eat not for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience sake. For
the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof.
10:29 Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other. For why
is my liberty judged of another man's conscience?
religious people judge others as being right or wrong according to their
set of adopted beliefs, which may be 'out to lunch'.
10:30 For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for
that for which I give thanks?
10:31 Whether therefore you eat or drink or whatsoever you do, do all
to the glory of God.
10:32 Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles,
nor to the church of God.
3:2; 1Corinthians 8:13.
10:33 Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own
profit, but the profit of many that they may be saved.
Greek for word 'saved' here is 'sozo'
and means 'made whole', that is, awakened
to the true stance