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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 16

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 16 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation The Apostle and St. Barnabas, whose mission was to be exercised among the Gentiles, were charged by the first Council of Jerusalem, with the collection of … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 15

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 15 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation The Apostle devotes this, almost concluding chapter, to arrest the progress of an error which teas broached at Corinth regarding the fundamental dogma of the resurrection … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 14

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 14 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation In this chapter, the Apostle exhorts the Corinthians to use their utmost exertions to acquire this virtue of charity, the excellence of which he pointed out … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 13

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 13 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation In this chapter, the Apostle points out what the “more excellent way,” referred to in verse 31, of preceding chapter, is. It is charity, the excellence … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 12

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 12 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation This and the two following chapters are employed by the Apostle in delivering instructions concerning the gifts of the Holy Ghost. In this chapter, he undertakes … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 11

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 11 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation The Apostle undertakes, in this chapter, the correction of three abusive practices, which prevailed at Corinth. The first was, the indecorous practice on the part of … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 10

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 10 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation The Apostle continues, as far as verse 14 of this chapter, the subject referred to in the close of the preceding. He shows why both he … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 9

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 9 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation The Apostle had proposed his own example (1 Cor 8:13) with the view of inducing the Corinthians to forbear scandalizing their weaker brethren. He continues the … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 8

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 8 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims Translation In this chapter, the Apostle severely censures the conduct of certain well instructed persons among the Corinthians, who, regardless of the scandal which their weaker brethren … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 7

ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 7 Scripture links are to the Douay Rheims translation In this chapter, the Apostle replies to several questions, about which he was consulted, regarding matrimony and virginity. The first question was, whether a Christian, engaged … Continue reading

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