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Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

We come to the conclusion of Paul’s discussion on spiritual gifts from chapters 12-14, focusing tonight on how they should integrate in public worship. The key emphasis is on order when we worship: that reflects God’s nature – order, not Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Tonight we continue the teaching on spiritual gifts begun in chapter 12. There Paul listed many gifts of the Spirit – everybody has at least one. Wisdom, knowledge, faith, healing, miracles, prophecy, discernment, tongues, interpretation of tongues, apostleship, teaching, healing, Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Tonight we finish up last week’s lessons. Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth – Week 19 presented 13 February 2019 1 Corinthians 12: 31b – 13: 13 AUDIO Lecture Handout Handout Week 18 Lesson Notes Love! (1 Corinthians 12: 31b-13:7) Verse Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Valentine’s Day is coming and tonight we look at the most romantic chapter in the New Testament – 1 Corinthians 13! Just kidding! Although it’s often read at weddings, this passage is about life in the church and how to Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth – Week 17 presented 23 January 2019 1 Corinthians 12 AUDIO Lecture Handout No handout for this session Lesson Notes Background and testing of Counterfeit Spiritual Gifts (verses 1-3) Source and Purpose of Spiritual Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Paul continues to address problems in the way the Corinthian church was worshiping. Here he focuses on a problem he heard about in their practice of the Lord’s Supper. Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth – Week 16 presented 16 Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Tonight we come to a challenging and potentially controversial passage about worship practices, cultural norms, and gender roles. One challenge in interpretation comes from the intermingling of customs and principles. We must interpret which is which, and that isn’t always Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

We come to the conclusion of the discussion on Christian liberty that began in chapter 8. Previously Paul discussed meat sold in markets that had been offered to idols, which he will revisit here. He’d also described his voluntary surrender Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Paul concluded chapter 9 with analogies promoting self-discipline and intentionality about how we live for Christ. In chapter 10, he applies this principle to every Christian. We should understand just how serious sin is – it’s not to be flirted Read more…


Following Christ in 21st Century Corinth

Chapter 8 focused on Christian liberty and the inappropriate use of our Christian rights when it harms the faith or conscience of other, less mature believers. Paul will now apply these principles to his own ministry and mission strategy. We Read more…