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16 Oh, yes, and I baptized the family of Stephanas. I don’t remember ever baptizing anyone else. 17 For Christ didn’t send me to baptize, but to preach the Gospel; and even my preaching sounds poor, for I do not fill my sermons with profound words and high-sounding ideas, for fear of diluting the mighty power there is in the simple message of the cross of Christ.

18 I know very well how foolish it sounds to those who are lost,[a] when they hear that Jesus died to save them. But we who are saved* recognize this message as the very power of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 1:18 are lost, or “are being lost.” are saved, or “are being saved.”

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