I hope you will put up with me in a little foolishness. Yes, please put up with me!
I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him.
But I am afraid that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent’s cunning, your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
For if someone comes to you and preaches a Jesus other than the Jesus we preached, or if you receive a different spirit from the Spirit you received, or a different gospel from the one you accepted, you put up with it easily enough.
Summary: As a Christian minister, how would you convince your congregation that you really loved them & that you were authentic in your leadership? Paul compares himself to a father caring for his children for whom he wanted God's best.
Summary: Some people are weak in sense, period. Others are strong in some areas, but weak in the spiritual realm because, down deep, they really don’t believe things like doctrine matter. Paul attempts to shake-up both types of people who are inappropriately tole
Summary: A commercial we watched for Prada didn’t try to sell clothes or accessories. It’s intent was to sell an "image". Satan’s the same - his goal is to sell us an "image". But what does he try to sell us on, and how can we avoid being snared by his sales pitch
Summary: Paul is concerned that the Corinthians will stray and not be the proper kind of bride by the time they come face to face with the Bridegroom.
Satan has been constantly at work in Paul’s absence to deceive the church in Corinth and lead them in the direct
Summary: The Bible often warns us of men preaching "another Jesus," "another spirit," and “another gospel.” Much is changing in the religious world about us. We must be rooted and grounded in biblical principles.
Summary: Keeping our focus on God is quite difficult for some, especially with the great amount of distractions found in today's fast paced world. Yet, Paul calls us to keep our devotion and single mindeness.
Summary: Paul presents several pictures of how we can be deceived by false teaching. Just as Eve was deceived, so may we be deceived. Don’t expect to see Satan as some hideous monster, he and his servants may fool you with their masquerade, stay connected to those
Summary: Looks at the differences between Mormonism and Biblical Christianity and why Mormonism is not Christian according to the Bible. Helps people understand the truth that just because the name Jesus is used, it doesn’t make a belief Christian
Summary: The church, as a bride, needs to be celebrating it's engagement to Jesus Christ, the groom, and look with anticipation to his coming return; the celebration includes partaking of the Lord's Supper.
Summary: There are many in the world right now who claim to be Apostles. It is not for me to say who is and who isn’t, but we can see what the hallmarks of true and false Apostles are from the Scriptures.
Summary: How gullible are you? How quick are you to believe what you hear - and what do you base your decisions on? The Corinthians were too quick to believe, and we can learn lessons ourselves on how to know truth from error.