A Changed Life

Aug
20

1 Corinthians 13:1… 

1 Corinthians 13:1…  “I love you.” Generally speaking, there is a limited number of people we speak those words to, and they indicate not just personal relationship – but the closest personal relationship possible between people. There are no more […]

Aug
13

1 Corinthians 12:8… 

1 Corinthians 12:8…  The gifts of the Spirit bring the life of the Spirit into the Body of Christ. When we think of life in the human body, one of the most basic characteristics of life is animation. When there […]

Aug
06

1 Corinthians 12:1… 

1 Corinthians 12:1…  In an effort to fully explain the unity necessary in the Body and Christ, Paul (the Holy Spirit) employs the human body as a metaphor for the Body of Christ. And he makes perfect sense. The kind […]

Jul
30

1 Corinthians 11:1… 

1 Corinthians 11:1…  Jesus gave two commands to the Church for continuing practice. These are referred to as ‘the Ordinances of Christ.’ These ordinances, (or commands,) are to be practiced in the Church universal, and are meant by Christ to […]

Jul
23

1 Corinthians 10:14… 

1 Corinthians 10:14…  Now that Paul has firmly established the danger of placing the priority of Christian life on our new-found liberties and freedoms found in Christ, he moves on to provide an important example of how to deal with […]

Jul
16

1 Corinthians 10:1…

1 Corinthians 10:1…  “Moreover,” is a word Paul employs to let us know his discussion of our liberties and freedoms in Christ continues… Now we see the danger of those in the past who have taken their liberties and freedoms […]

Jul
09

1 Corinthians 9:1..

1 Corinthians 9:1…  Paul has been addressing the question of Christian liberty, and now he follows on with the issue of our ‘rights’ as Christians. Do Christians have rights? Now we see a bit of the sort of accusations some […]

Jul
02

1 Corinthians 8:1… 

1 Corinthians 8:1…  God hates idolatry because God knows man becomes like the object of his worship. When a man freely engages in the worship of the true and living God, he becomes closer and closer in relationship to Christ, […]

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 […]

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