A Changed Life

Jun
25

1 Corinthians 7:17…

1 Corinthians 7:17…  In the middle of his answer to the church at Corinth about married and single life in the church, Paul pauses to interject the need to be content where you are, and not to be seeking to […]

Jun
18

1 Corinthians 7:10…

1 Corinthians 7:10…  As in all things pertaining to life, happiness and joy in Christ, we are never to look to the world for our example in marriage. Statistics showing marriage in the world results in divorce about 50% of […]

Jun
11

Fathers and Fathering…

Fathers and Fathering…  This year, Father’s Day is celebrating its 109thanniversary. The holiday began June 19, 1910 in Spokane, Washington. In May of 1909, young woman named Sonora Smart Dodd sat in church listening to a Mother’s Day sermon. She […]

Jun
04

1 Corinthians 7:1…

1 Corinthians 7:1…  Paul has put forth the doctrinal truth our bodies do not belong to us any longer. They have been purchased at an infinitely high price by the blood sacrifice of Jesus Christ. Since we are not our […]

May
28

1 Corinthians 6:1… 

1 Corinthians 6:1…  Paul is dealing with specific instances of immaturity in the church at Corinth. The issues he specifically mentions are so important because they set a pattern for the future conduct of the  church at Corinth, and also […]

May
21

1 Corinthians 5:1…

1 Corinthians 5:1…  ‘Church discipline’ is a phrase no one wants to hear. I can assure you this is as true for church leaders as it is for church members, and probably more so. But church discipline is required for […]

May
14

1 Corinthians 4:1…

1 Corinthians 4:1…  Humility can be defined by a reasonable understanding of who you are in God’s sight Additionally, it can be understood about others in the same way. Paul is arguing for the insignificance of man compared to God. […]

May
09

A Mother of Christ…

A Mother of Christ…  When you think of the name ‘Bathsheba,’ what comes to mind? Was she the innocent victim of David’s lust, a trophy in the case of his manhood? A victim of his power and position and ability […]

Apr
30

1 Corinthians 3:1…

1 Corinthians 3:1…  Paul next introduces a very strong word when it comes to Church life: carnality. The word employed is intended to cut to the bone, to cut away the flesh. It is an intentionally harsh word. The word […]

Apr
23

1 Corinthians 2:1…

1 Corinthians 2:1…  The Christian faith is meant to be lived in and under the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit. There is to be nothing natural about it. Before moving on to continue his corrective instruction to the church […]

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