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" For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. "
An Earnest Ministry, the Want of the Times - Page 90
by John Angell James - 1849 - 288 pages
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An Historical and Critical Dictionary, Volume 3

Pierre Bayle - 1826 - 438 pages
...to the Christians. Consider well these words of St Paul : " For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest...the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but unto us which are saved, it...
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Eight Discourses on the Connection Between the Old and New Testament ...

Charles Daubeny - 1802 - 481 pages
...had much less to do with the preaching of the Gospel than they vainly imagined. " Christ (sa3 7 s he) sent me to preach the Gospel, not with wisdom of words, lest the Cross of Christ should be made of none effect."—1 Cor. i. 17. Lest, in consequence of the attention being fixed upon the eloquence and abilities...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 31

1832
...me into that pulpit ; give me to see in what sense 1 am to understand those words of (he Apostle, ' not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect ,' and how far they are applicable to my preaching before such an audience, — and may nothing in...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 583 pages
...whether I baptized any other. 1 7 For Christ sent me not to Daptize, but to preach the gospel : "iot with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness; but unto us which are saved,...
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The Meditations of a Recluse: Chiefly on Religious Subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...Christ sent ** me not/' says St. Paul, " to baptize, " but *o preach the gospel, not withtmrfom '' of words, lest the cross of Christ should •" be made of none effect," that is, not with that parade of learning which you so much esteem, but with the inward dictates and...
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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - 1803 - 436 pages
...rhetoric, then held in admiration. See ver. 17, of the context : " For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest...the cross of Christ should be made of none effect." By wisdom of words, however, is not to be understood, a skilful choice of proper expressions. Perspicuity...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...the evangelical pastor it is wholly otherwise : " Jesus Christ," he is able to say with St. Paul, " sent me to preach the Gospel, not with wisdom of words,...the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. For the preaching of the cross is, to them that perish, foolishness ; but unto usj which are saved,...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804
...Stephanas: besides, I know .not whether I baptized any other. 17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of •words,...the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness ; but unto us which are saved,...
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Christian Politics

Ely Bates - 1806 - 445 pages
...excellency of speech, — not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the spirit, — not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect * . In which passages, though no one will suppose that any exclusion was intended of that simple and...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...Stephanas : besides, I know not whether I baptized any other. 17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest...the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. 18 ^f For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness, but unto us which are saved...
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