1 Corinthians 1:26-31
For consider your calling, brothers:
Think about the circumstances of your call, 26 brothers and sisters. 27 Not many were wise by human standards, 28 not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position. 29
m not many of you were wise
according to worldly standards, 1
not many were powerful,
not many were of noble birth.
But n God chose what is foolish in the world
But God chose what the world thinks foolish to shame the wise, and God chose what the world thinks weak to shame the strong.
to shame the wise;
o God chose what is weak in the world
to shame the strong;
God chose what is low and despised in the world,
God chose 30 what is low and despised in the world, what is regarded as nothing, to set aside what is regarded as something,
even p things that are not,
to q bring to nothing things that are,
so r that no human being 1 might boast in the presence of God.
so that no one can boast in his presence.
And because of him 1
He is the reason you have a relationship with Christ Jesus, 31 who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
you are in Christ Jesus,
who became to us s wisdom from God,
t righteousness and
u sanctification and
so that, as it is written,
so that, as it is written, “ Let the one who boasts , boast in the Lord .” 32
w “Let the one who boasts,
boast in the Lord.”
Main point summary
God chose those who are nobody in this world sothat their boasting might be in Christ Jesus.