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1 Corinthians 5

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The sin of Corinth denounced
1And something else clings close to this spirit of self-righteousness. Have you yourselves, you who belong to the Spirit and not to the flesh, have you rid yourselves of the sin which disgraces your ancient city and makes her a by-word, and the shameful traffic in immorality for which she is so notorious? Are you spotless? Is fornication a thing unknown in your midst, amongst your members? Or is the old leaven still at work in you too, who belong to the Church of God in Corinth, amongst the saints as well as in the gentile streets of the city? 2You know that it has not yet been cast out. Why have you not “put away the evil from among you” as Moses decrees in the law. (Deut. xxii. 24). In you this leaven has culminated in a manifestation of evil worse than anything heard of among the Gentiles, a scandal wherein a son has sinned against his own father and his father's wife. 3-8And all the time you believe yourselves to have achieved something! Under the law such offenders were taken out of the city by the whole congregation and stoned without the gate. In our spiritual church of faith this type and example should have taught you for ever to reject from your midst the spirit that works this evil and the persons who do it. But this sin has not been hidden from me. Absent in body, I have been present in spirit, and in that spirit I have already, as in your presence, as in the midst of the whole congregation, searched out and judged and given over to the devil from which it springs this old leaven of fornication and hell, thereby abandoning it to the doom that is coming on all flesh. For God is judging the flesh.
Separate yourselves
9Therefore I wrote to you in a former Epistle to separate yourselves utterly from the fornication of the world, 10to have nothing to do with its traffic and merchandise and all the robbery and greed and superstition and idolatry which centre round it, bidding you to come out of the world and be separate. 11But now I write to bid you beware of its presence in your very midst, beware of those so-called “brothers” in whom the spirit of the world still works, who though they be called brethren are still the fools of lust, of greed, of drunkenness, superstition and rage. 12-13God judges the world, and His judgment comes apace; but now see that you judge the saints. “Put away the evil from your midst.” Let not the old leaven find its way back again. You had purged it out, your Church was like the new paschal loaf, eaten with the passion, eaten with the lamb of the sacrifice, in which no leaven is used. Now, our sacrifice is the paschal lamb and the unleavened bread, and the feast wherein they are partaken of is the spiritual Christ, crucified by the world, and the purity and freedom from the spirit of the world which accompany this sacrifice. Let us enjoy that feast, my brethren, untainted by the fermenting liquors of the world — the feast of sincerity and truth.

1 Corinthians 5

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Immoral Church Members
1It is widely reported that there is sexual immorality # 1Th 4:3 among you, and the kind of sexual immorality that is not even tolerated # Other mss read named among the Gentiles # Gl 1:16 — a man is living with his father’s wife. # Lv 18:8; Dt 22:30; 27:20 2And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief # Lk 6:25 so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation. 3For though I am absent in body but present in spirit, # Col 2:5; 1Th 2:17 I have already decided about the one who has done this thing as though I were present. 4When you are assembled in the name of our Lord Jesus with my spirit and with the power of our Lord Jesus, 5turn that one over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, # 1Jn 5:16 so that his spirit may be saved in the Day of the Lord. # Mt 25:13; Ac 2:20; Php 1:6
6Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast # Lk 13:21; Gl 5:9 permeates the whole batch of dough? # Lk 13:21 7Clean out the old yeast so that you may be a new batch. You are indeed unleavened, for Christ our Passover # Ex 12 has been sacrificed. # Other mss add for us 8Therefore, let us observe the feast, not with old yeast or with the yeast of malice and evil # Mk 7:22; Rm 1:29 but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Church Discipline
9I wrote to you in a letter not to associate # 2Th 3:14 with sexually immoral people. # 1Co 6:9; Eph 5:5; 1Tm 1:10; Heb 12:16; 13:4; Rv 21:8; 22:15 10I did not mean the immoral people of this world or the greedy # Eph 5:5 and swindlers # Lk 18:11 or idolaters; otherwise you would have to leave the world. # Jn 17:6 11But now I am writing # Or now I wrote you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer # Lit anyone named a brother # 2Th 3:6 who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard # 1Co 6:10 or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person. 12For what business is it of mine to judge # Lk 6:37 outsiders? Don’t you judge those who are inside? 13But God judges outsiders. Put away the evil person from among yourselves. # Dt 17:7 # Dt 17:7