Monthly Archives: June 2007

1 Corinthians 12: The Nature of the Church

This entry is part 15 of 22 in the series 1 Corinthians

Beckett’s famous play depicts the emptiness of a life always spent waiting and waiting “for Godot”. It was a critique of the Christians wasted their lives waiting for a future that never comes. But the opposite should be true: Christ … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 12: Gifts-Ministries-Effects

This entry is part 14 of 22 in the series 1 Corinthians

Are you a loner? For a Christian, it’s unnatural. Christ placed us uniquely into a whole body, and what a beautiful design it is! Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her,” the Bible says (Eph. 5:25). This … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 12: Experiencing Spiritual Life

This entry is part 13 of 22 in the series 1 Corinthians

We are emotional beings and spiritual beings. Real spirituality yields a rich emotional life, and Paul describes how it’s done. How do you build such a rewarding spiritual, while still avoiding spiritual excess? Download Powerpoint

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1 Corinthians 11: The Power of Fellowship

This entry is part 12 of 22 in the series 1 Corinthians

The early church was astonishing in its growth and excitement, despite persecution. Paul provides a glimpse of the contagious home church movement that swept the Roman Empire, and these principles are timeless: we can (and should!) bring this infectious power … Continue reading

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