We Have the Mind of Christ

06. October 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 2:10b-16 Theme: Those with God’s Spirit have Christ’s mind. Key verses: “We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us.” (v. 12) “This is what we speak…in words taught by the Spirit, espressing spiritual truths ...

Secret Revelations

30. September 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 2:6-10 Theme: God’s wisdom can only be known by God’s servants. Key verses: “No, we speak of God’s wisdom, a wisdom that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began. None of the rulers of this age understood it, for if they had, they would not have ...

How We Should Come To Others

29. September 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Theme: Paul never “put on aires”; rather, he simply trusted God to work through him as he focused on Christ and the cross. Key verses: “When I came to you…I did not come with eloquence or superior wisdom…For I resolved to know nothing…except Jesus Christ and him crucified. I came to you in ...

Called and Equiped for His Glory Only

23. September 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Theme: God designed us to bring glory to His Son. Key verses: “But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty…the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are, that no flesh should glory in His presence. But of Him ...

Foolish Wisdom

22. September 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Theme: World’s wisdom vs God’s Key verses: “For the mesage of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” (v. 18) “Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?” (v. 20b) “but we preach Christ ...

It’s Not about Us Humans

17. September 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 Theme: Paul wanted the Church to focus on God and not on their own opinions and preferences. Key verses: “I appeal to you…that all of you agree wih one another so that there may be no divisions among you…” (v. 10) “One of you says, ‘I follow Paul’; another, ‘I follow Apollos’…” ...

I Will Be Like Christ!

16. September 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 1:4-9 Theme: Jesus will confirm his children as holy and spotless in the end. Key verses: “I thank my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given to you by Christ Jesus.” (v. 4) “so that you come short in no gift, eagerly awaiting for the revelation of ...

Divinely Appointed and Called

15. September 2008 1 Corinthians 0
Text: 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 Theme: Paul knew he was in God’s will to be an apostle and underscored the calling of holiness on the church. Key verses: “Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God…to the church of God…to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy…” ...