1 Corinthians 7:17-24
But as God has distributed to every man, as the Lord has called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.…
(see on 1 Corinthians 6:20). —
True freedom: — Observe —
I. THE IMPORT OF THE APOSTLE'S COUNSEL. "Be not under bondage to men."
1. This excludes —
(1) Slavish fear.
(3) Unlawful submission.
2. A servant must maintain his Christian dignity as serving the Lord Christ.
II. THE MOTIVE BY WHICH HE ENFORCES IT. Christ's claim upon us secured by redeeming grace — by the price of blood.
(J. Lyth, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: But as God hath distributed to every man, as the Lord hath called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.