1 Kings 18:1-46 "And it came to pass after many days, that the..." KJV - Online Bible Study It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not somuch as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife. 2 And ye are puffedup , and have not rather mourned , that he that hath done this deed might be taken away fromamong you. 3 For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present , concerning him that hath so done this deed, 4 In the name of our Lord JesusChrist, when ye are gathered together , and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, 5To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved inthe day of the Lord Jesus. 6 Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneththe whole lump? 7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye areunleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us: 8 Therefore let us keep the feast ,not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavenedbread of sincerity and truth. 9 I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators: 10Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or withidolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world. 11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company , if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or arailer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat . 12 For what have I to do tojudge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within? 13 But them that arewithout God judgeth . Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.
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