Then the Lord said to Aaron, “You and your sons are not to drink wine(A) or other fermented drink(B) whenever you go into the tent of meeting, or you will die. This is a lasting ordinance(C) for the generations to come, 10 so that you can distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean,(D) 11 and so you can teach(E) the Israelites all the decrees the Lord has given them through Moses.(F)

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13 This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom(A) but in words taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual realities with Spirit-taught words.[a] 14 The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God(B) but considers them foolishness,(C) and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit. 15 The person with the Spirit(D) makes judgments about all things, but such a person is not subject to merely human judgments, 16 for,

“Who has known the mind of the Lord
    so as to instruct him?”[b](E)

But we have the mind of Christ.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 2:13 Or Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual
  2. 1 Corinthians 2:16 Isaiah 40:13