How do you explain this verse below? Anyone can explain based on the original text?
did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel not with words of human wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power NIV 1 Corinthians 1:17
Personally I don't like the New International translation because I have found errors in it and in the case of this verse,wording that creates a muddled interpretation.Here is what the Apostle Paul's words mean in plain English as interpreted by the American Bible Society :
Christ did not send me to baptize. He sent me to tell the good news without using big words that would make the cross of Christ lose its power.
I first need to know how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. given that number, I will be able to look up the proper interpretation.
NO! Another stupid religious question. When are you people (religious wackos) going to grow up and put childish things behind you?
The false Apostle did a lot of rambling and bragging. When people ask me something in reference to Paul, I don't even want to read it. When I was in the christian religion I believed he was of God. Then one day God led me out and showed me he was the false apostle in revelations.
Truth is, Yahshua didn't send Paul to do anything but fulfill a prophecy
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