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Wearing the Uniform

April 3, 2013

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1 Corinthians 11:2-15 is one of those difficult passages that either gets ignored in Bible study or applied in a very wrong and different ways. If you try to research it you’ll see what I mean.

The church in Corinth evidently had some members that made themselves up like the pagan worshippers and never bothered to abandon that fashion after they were converted. Paul didn’t want his fellow Christians looking like sinners! Wearing the uniform of a group identified you with that group then and it does now.

I’ve heard it said that followers of Christ will find themselves conspicuous enough without trying to stand out from the cultural norms.

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