“Whatever You Do” ( by Carley Evans )

Paul writes of our freedom in Christ, then states quite simply:

“Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31, NIV)

For the glory of God, Paul speaks of seeking to please others in order to save them, writing:

“I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel.” (1 Corinthians 9:22-23)

Though Paul claims he is free in Christ, he speaks of making himself “a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.” (1 Corinthians 9:19) He speaks of “putting up with anything rather than hinder the gospel of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 9:12)

“Be careful, [then], that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak.” (1 Corinthians 8:9)

“Do not cause anyone to stumble.” (1 Corinthians 10:32)

“For [we] are not seeking [our] own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved.” (1 Corinthians 10:33)

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3 thoughts on ““Whatever You Do” ( by Carley Evans )

  1. lambskinny says:

    Thank you Patricia and Michael. God’s blessing to you and yours! Carley

  2. Jeff says:

    I’ve really had to work hard at that “stumbling” thing. I know my freedom in Christ, but to flaunt that freedom in front of others who do not feel the same about certain things is never good. I try not to do that, ever. “Do all for the glory of God.” That should be our rule at all times. Thank you, Carley.

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