Sermons from October 2018

1 Corinthians 6:12-20

How do you view the body? Well, that’s a weird question, isn’t it? In the second half of 1st Corinthians chapter six, Paul has to deal with some challenging topics, and he wants the Corinthians to know it isn’t just about the surface layer of actions (sexual immorality), but really has to do with the…

1 Corinthians 6:1-11

This week we open our Bibles to 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 and–oh my–what a practical and challenging passage written to an immature and problematic people! Chapter five challenged the church’s pride and unwillingness to respond to public and flagrant sexual sin. Now, there’s another black eye on the face of this church. What was it?  They couldn’t resolve…

1 Corinthians 5:1-13

This week as we enter the fifth chapter of 1st Corinthians, Paul has a difficult topic to handle with the immature Corinthian church: discipline in the body. The issue is blatant and unrepentant sexual sin, and the response of the church has been to boast at their openness and grace to this troubling issue, that…