God and gods! 1 Corinthians 8, 4-6

16th July 2020

Verses 4 – 6

In the next section Paul says there is only One God as all the other gods are not gods.  The Apostles understood God from a purely Jewish background.  There is no room for ‘gods.’ Let us reflect on the verses;

4 Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that there is no such thing as an idol in the world, and that there is no God but one. 5 For even if there are so-called gods whether in heaven or on earth, as indeed there are many gods and many lords, 6 yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him.” 1 Corinthians 8:4-6  NASB

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