Sermons from November 2018

1 Corinthians 8:1-13

As we enter 1st Corinthians chapter 8, Paul is trying his best to get the Corinthians on the same page about a variety of issues from resurrection to spiritual gifts! In the past few weeks we have hammered out chapter 7 (via a mini-study we titled “Questions about Marriage”). Now we come to a new…

1 Corinthians 7:25-40

As the final installment in our “miniseries” on marriage, we complete 1st Corinthians chapter seven, with Paul’s answers to the Corinthian’s questions about marriage. Next week chapter eight picks up with a new question and a new topic. The last section of this chapter has some difficulties. The difficulties exist because Paul is addressing some…

1 Corinthians 7:10-24

Continuing in First Corinthians chapter seven, we continue into the section from verse 10 through 24. In this section Paul will discuss marriage, separation, and divorce. His statements are simple and clear and so important to us today! What if I told you that there is one area of focus and attention that, if improved,…

1 Corinthians 7:1-9

A large part of 1st Corinthians includes the Apostle Paul’s responses to questions–or disagreements–they had about certain topics including spiritual gifts and offerings to idols. They were trying to sort out what it looked like to live the Christian life in Corinth in the first century and surrounded by Corinthian culture!  If we had access…