Sermon Series
  • 1. "Be United Not Divided" 1 Cor. Pt 1

    Contributed on May 20, 2008
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    We need to united in Christ not divided in Christ! The church was formed by Christ to serve one another and not to focus on ourselves. The church is not about me but about the message of Jesus and about service to the Kingdom of God!

    “Be united not divided!” Thesis: We need to united in Christ not divided in Christ! The church was formed by Christ to serve one another and not to focus on ourselves. The church is not about me but about the message of Jesus and about service to the Kingdom of God! Introduction to the ...read more

  • 2. "The Spirit's Wisdom" 1 Cor. 2 Pt 2

    Contributed on May 25, 2008
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    The Spirit’s wisdom is the too lead our lives not our human intellect or another person’s human intellect. Why? So that we can witness the power of the Spirit and see lives transformed.

    "The Spirit’s Wisdom" Summary of the series on Corinthians and of chapter 1 Thesis: The Spirit’s wisdom is the too lead our lives not our human intellect or another person¡¦s human intellect. Why? So that we can witness the power of the Spirit and see lives transformed. Scripture Text: 1 ...read more

  • 3. God’s Temple 1 Cor 3 Pt 3

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2008
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    We are the Temple of God because His Spirit dwells within each of us who are “Born Again” and sanctified. We need to make sure that we build up our temple by the ways of God and not destroy this precious residence of the Spirit.

    “God’s Temple” Summary of the last two messages from 1 Cor. Chapter 1, 2: Thesis: We are the Temple of God because His Spirit dwells within each of us who are “Born Again” and sanctified. We need to make sure that we build up our temple by the ways of God and not destroy this precious ...read more

  • 4. "Servants Of Jesus Not Self" 1 Cor. 4 Pt 4

    Contributed on Jun 10, 2008
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    Scripture makes it clear that we as followers of Jesus need to be servants and not self-centered – we are to serve each other in the Body and root out any self-seeking behavior so as to please God. We are all called to be servant-leaders!

    “Servant of Jesus not self” Opening Illustration: Today’s clip comes from the movie “Bella” it addresses the subject of selfishness – In the clip one brother challenges the other brother about how selfish he is – his leadership in running his restaurant is all self-centered – he is selfish and ...read more

  • 5. "The Christian Code Of Conduct" 1 Cor. 6 Pt 6

    Contributed on Jul 3, 2008
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    Paul tells us that the Christian who has been sanctified by Jesus will live by a strict holy code of conduct in their lives. They will act Christ like and therefore honor God and make Him look good.

    “The Christian Code of Conduct” 1 Corinthians 6 - pt 6 Opening Video Illustration: From “Horton Hears a Who.” In this clip Horton reaffirms that he will stay 100% faithful to the who’s - despite danger to himself. He will do this because his code of conduct has always been “100% faithfulness” ...read more

  • 6. "Lessons About Marriage" 1 Cor. 7 Pt 7

    Contributed on Jul 4, 2008
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    Paul in chapter 7 of 1 Corinthians addresses three main subjects, “Let’s talk sex and do it God’s way,” “Divorce is not an option for the Christian” and then, “Decide for yourself to marry or not to marry.”

    “Lessons about Marriage” Opening Illustration: Blue Fishtv.com. - “Christian Marriage” thoughts by Les and Leslie Parrot on marriage Thesis: Paul in chapter 7 of 1 Corinthians addresses three main subjects, “Let’s talk sex and do it God’s way,” “Divorce is not an option for the Christian” ...read more

  • 7. "Be Responsible Not Irresponsible" 1 Cor Pt 8

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2008
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    Paul warns the mature Christians in Corinth not to be irresponsible but responsible for the growth and spiritual well being of the babes in Christ.

    “Be responsible not irresponsible!” Have Dr. Joe share about his mission trip? Summarize last week’s message: Lessons on marriage and family – Paul tells the church to be responsible and do things God’s way! Today he tells them to be responsible also in their relationships with others in ...read more

  • 8. "Lessons From Paul's Apostleship" 1 Cor. 9 Pt 9

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2008
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    Paul was an apostle, which is a special messenger, who gave up his personal rights for the Kingdom of God. He was a messenger of Heaven because he served the Kingdom of God and because his goal was an eternal reward in Heaven not on earth. But as Christia

    “Lessons from Paul’s Apostleship” Opening Illustration: Challenge the Ordinary by Blue Fish TV. We need to decide to live extra-ordinary lives as Christian and be all that we can be for the Lord. Thesis: Paul was an apostle, which is a special messenger, who gave up his personal rights for ...read more

  • 9. "Don't Be Ignorant" 1 Cor. Pt. 10

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2008
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    We are not to be ignorant to the truth about holy and unholy lifestyles. God will judge sin as He did in the Old Testament and He will hold us responsible for the way we act as Christians. Christians are to glorify God in everything that they do!

    “Don’t be Ignorant” 1 Cor. pt. 10 Opening Illustration: From Wingclips.com “Get Smart” Swordfish scene where he talks of being alert but ignorantly keeps running into things with the car he is driving. Thesis: We are not to be ignorant to the truth about holy and unholy lifestyles. God will ...read more

  • 10. "Proper Worship' 1 Cor. 11 Pt. 11

    Contributed on Sep 9, 2008
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    Proper procedures in worship do make a difference so we need to evaluate where our hearts and heads are as we worship the Lord.

    “Proper Worship” 1 Corinthians 11 - pt 11 Opening Illustration: This last week I have been watching the Olympics and I have noticed how important proper techniques and proper form is for the Olympic athletes. I saw it the diving, in gymnastics, in swimming and even in track and field. The experts ...read more

  • 11. "Know Your Spiritual Gifts!" 1 Cor 12 Pt 12

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2008
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    Paul tells us all to know our spiritual gifts and know how to use them for the common good of the church. We also need to know that we all have different gifts but this is God’s plan and it’s a good thing to have diversity. We also need to know that each

    “Know Your Spiritual Gifts!” 1 Cor. 12 – pt 12 Opening Illustration: Chris Tomlin talking about making a difference for the Lord by using his gifts from Blue Fish TV. Thesis: Paul tells us all to know our spiritual gifts and know how to use them for the common good of the church. We also ...read more

  • 12. "Love Is The Greatest" 1 Cor. 13 Pt 13

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2008
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    Paul tells a church which is divided that they need to live and act in love because this is the most excellent way to serve God.

    “Love is the Greatest” Opening Illustration: Open with the Jars of Clay video, “They will know we are Christians by our love.” Thesis: Paul tells a church which is divided that they need to live and act in love because this is the most excellent way to serve God. Scripture Texts: I Cor. ...read more

  • 13. "Lessons On Orderly Worship" 1 Cor Pt 14

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2008
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    Paul tells the Corinth church to eagerly desire the speaking gift of prophecy for it builds up the church and to not forbid speaking in tongues for it has its place in worship too. Both speaking gifts used properly build the believer up and encourages the

    “Lesson’s on orderly worship!” 1 Corinthians 14 - pt 14 Opening Illustration: The 7 wonders of the world - clip Thesis: Paul tells the Corinth church to eagerly desire the speaking gift of prophecy for it builds up the church and to not forbid speaking in tongues for it has its place in ...read more

  • 14. 'lessons On The Resurrection" 1 Cor. 15 Pt 15

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2008
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    Paul speaks of the resurrection of Jesus, the resurrection of the dead and the resurrection of the body to remind us that this life is not our final destination – Heaven is!

    Lessons on the Resurrection On the lighter side of life: Are you over-saved? Thesis: Paul speaks of the resurrection of Jesus, the resurrection of the dead and the resurrection of the body to remind us that this life is not our final destination – Heaven is! Scripture Text: 1 Cor. 15 ...read more

  • 15. "Lessons On Offerings" 1 Cor. 16 Pt 16

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2008
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    Paul teaches all of us Christians about the importance of giving offerings to God’s people this includes finances, hospitality, recognition and love.

    “Thoughts on Offerings” I Cor. 16 pt 16 Opening Illustration: “Dangerous Sacrifice”: What it means to go above what is required of us. Interview with Rick and Kay Warren – They communicate the message about being a doer of the Word of God and being willing to sacrifice for others in the ...read more

  • 16. "Paul's Final Thoughts." 1 Cor. Pt 17

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2008
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    Paul was a man who had experienced Grace and he always referred to its power in the opening of his letters and in the closing of his letters because it changed his life. Grace changed a murderer of the church to a martyr of the church.

    “Paul’s - Final Thoughts” Opening Illustration: On the lighter side of life Scripture Texts: I Cor. 16:21-24: 21I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand. 22If anyone does not love the Lord—a curse be on him. Come, O Lord! 23The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you. 24My love to all of ...read more