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1 Corinthians 2:6-16
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Wisdom from the Spirit

6Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away. 7But we impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages for our glory. 8None of the rulers of this age understood this, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. 9But, as it is written,

“What no eye has seen, nor ear heard,

nor the heart of man imagined,

what God has prepared for those who love him”—

10these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. 11For who knows a person's thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. 12Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God. 13And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.4

14The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. 15The spiritual person judges all things, but is himself to be judged by no one. 16“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ.


  • 4 2:13 Or interpreting spiritual truths in spiritual language, or comparing spiritual things with spiritual
Displaying 1-10 of 10 sermons for this passage.

“Jesus Christ and Him Crucified”

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sermon Includes Transcript 51:54 ID: 3543

The “Foolishness” of God

1 Corinthians 1:18-31, 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sermon 47:20 ID: 2934

Reaching the Unreached

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sermon 1:11:53 ID: GS789

Growing the Gospel

1 Corinthians 1:18-31, 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sermon 47:32 ID: GS750

Preaching Christ and Him Crucified

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sermon 50:26 ID: 0101

Understanding God’s Wisdom

1 Corinthians 2:6-16 Sermon 41:34 ID: 1600

Testimony of a Preacher

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sermon Includes Transcript 42:33 ID: 1598

Hope for a Dead-End World

1 Corinthians 2:1-16 Sermon 34:20 ID: 1318

A Lesson before the Lord’s Supper

1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Sermon 32:11 ID: 1285

The Holy Spirit Instructs

1 Corinthians 2:6-16 Sermon 33:31 ID: 1018

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