Sermons on 1 Corinthians

The Resurrection

The message of the resurrection⦁ It is the event that gives power to salvation.⦁ “By which also you are saved”⦁ Saving faith rests on this fact. You can oppose it, but you can’t ignore it!⦁ No fence-sitting⦁ No one stays neutral⦁ Either it’s a lie⦁ Or it’s the fact of history that marks the love of God among us. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 The Fact of Christ’s Resurrection 15 Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which…

What if I think you’re crazy and you think I’m evil?

To take the vaccine or not take the vaccine/ •I’m not aware of any other reasonable objections to the vaccines other than their association with these fetal cell lines. •Given the facts, here are two reasonable responses that Christians could take. •Those two responses seem far apart, but I want to suggest that this is not unusual when dealing with controversies like this. In fact, we saw something very similar in New Testament times… 1 Corinthians 8 8 Now concerning things sacrificed…

’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus

There are a lot of good people around. We take people as they come and assume the best. We start by assuming the best of those who speak about Jesus 1 Corinthians 2:14-15 14 But [a]a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually [b]appraised. 15 But he who is spiritual appraises all things, yet he himself is appraised by no one.

New Year Resolutions

What is our resolve?What is your resolve?What motivates you serve?In the church what is your resolve that motivates you to do something for the kingdom? 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 2 And so it was with me, brothers and sisters. When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God.[a] 2 For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3 I came to you in weakness with great…

Relationships 102—Before You Commit

All relationships are to be based on love for God and, in turn, love for one another. Some things are best learned now *Disagreement doesn’t change facts*Both parties find this reality hard to believe*But men can actually chew gum and walk at the same time*There are a variety personality types*Only God can change the heart*Men and women communicate differently*Adjust you must! 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (NASB) 4 Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, 5 does not act unbecomingly; it does…

What Would You Include

If you were going to include details of your ministry. What would you include? What did Paul say about his ministry? 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 (NASB) 2 And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with superiority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the [a]testimony of God. 2 For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. 3 I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling, 4 and my [b]message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom, but in…

Keeping God in Sight

•Prayer and dieting have this in common… They are most often done in desperation Nothing wrong with either, but its no way to live •Especially when desperation becomes   “Too late 1.The heart hardens 2.Focus fades 3.The way is lost •Where there is life there is hope: “Choose Life.” 1 Corinthians 16:22 (NASB) 22 If anyone does not love the Lord, he is to be [a]accursed. [b]Maranatha.

The Church the Temple of God

•The church not an external entity with its various groups, buildings and services. •It is people of like mind—the Mind of Christ. •Never to be spoken of by Christians as: “Them,” or “They,” or “Those…” 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 (NASB) 16 Do you not know that you are a [a]temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? 17 If any man destroys the [b]temple of God, God will destroy him, for the [c]temple of God is holy, and [d]that is what you are.

Your Body Is A Temple 1 Cor 6:19

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NASB) 19 Or do you not know that your body is a [a]temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from [b]God, and that you are not your own?20 For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.