Sermon Series
  • 1. A Message From A Friend

    Contributed on Feb 2, 2014
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    Have you ever had a friend that was so close that they could come to you and tell you where you were wrong? A true friend will not allow you to continue down a path of destruction...

    Sermon Brief Date Written: January 31, 2012 Date Preached: February, 2012 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series from 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: A Message from a Friend Sermon Text: 1 Cor 1:1-17 [ESV] – Read – v1-3 here 1Paul, called by ...read more

  • 2. Paul's Emphasis On Christlike Obedience

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2014
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    Paul continues in his teaching about spiritual freedom... emphasis here is Christlike obedience IN our own spiritual freedom

    Sermon Brief Date Written: August 7, 2014 Date Preached: August 10, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Paul’s Emphasis on Christlike Obedience Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 10:14-33 [ESV] – read ...read more

  • 3. God’s Calling To Service – You’ve Been Drafted!

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2014
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    Many believers ask the question, "Where does God want me to serve?" -- Paul gives us some clear teaching on 'where' God has called each believer to serve!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: June 19, 2014 Date Preached: June 22, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: God’s Calling to Service – You’ve Been Drafted! Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 7:17-31 ...read more

  • 4. What Are You Building?

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2014
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    Upon the foundation of Christ that we all receive when we are saved, God expects us to build up our faith and mature spiritually! However, HOW we do this is important... we must use the right building materials and do things the right way!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: March 20, 2014 Date Preached: March 23, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series From 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: What Are You Building? (on the foundation of Christ) Sermon Text: 1 Cor 3:10-17 [ESV] Introduction: We ...read more

  • 5. Marriage: A Vision Of God’s Love

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2014
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    Marriage is so much more than just a man and woman coming together... Paul shares how it is a picture of God's love for us!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: June 13, 2014 Date Preached: June 15, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Marriage: A Vision of God’s Love [and how we should approach it!] Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 7:1-16 ...read more

  • 6. Know What You Have (Don't Be Deceived!)

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2014
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    Deception is the main fighting tactic of the Enemy and we are called to NOT be deceived by his wiles. Paul addresses the Corinthian church and admonishes/challenges them to not be deceived and to not be proud, but that they belong to God!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: April 03, 2014 Date Preached: April 06, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series From 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Know What You Have! (don’t be deceived) Sermon Text: 1 Cor 3:18-23 [NLT] 18Stop deceiving ...read more

  • 7. Don't Profane What God Has Made Sacred

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2014
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    Paul addresses the Corinth church's abuse/perversion of the Lords Supper and gives instruction on how they must act to keep sacred what God has ordained as sacred, and if they chose to be irreverent or to ignore the sacred, that God will bring discipline!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: April 10, 2014 Date Preached: April 13, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series from 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Don’t Pervert What God Holds Sacred (Prep 4 Good Friday Lord’s Supper) Sermon Text: 1 Cor 11:17-34 ...read more

  • 8. Glorify God In Your Body!

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2014
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    Paul challenged believers in Corinth to bring glory to God thru living spiritually disciplined lives and we are also challenged to glorify God thru living spiritually disciplined lives.

    Sermon Brief Date Written: May 28, 2014 Date Preached: June 01, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Glorify God in Your Body! Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 [ESV] TEXT: Essence of the Text: Paul challenged ...read more

  • 9. Paul's Rights Vs What Is Right

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2014
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    Paul KNEW he was rightfully THE called Apostle of Christ to the Gentiles. However, Paul did not stand on HIS rights but deferred to God's calling in his life! We must not focus on what we believe is our RIGHT, but we must DO what is right in God's plan.

    Sermon Brief Date Written: July 05, 2014 Date Preached: July 06, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Paul’s Rights vs What is Right Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 9:1-18 [ESV] TEXT: Essence of the Text: Paul knew ...read more

  • 10. Paul's Emphasis On Spiritual Freedom

    Contributed on Aug 3, 2014
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    Paul wanted the believers in Corinth to know and understand that although they were 'free' in Christ it was not a license to seek out their own desires. He gives 4 examples of how that fails miserably!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: July 29, 2014 Date Preached: August 03, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Paul’s Emphasis on Spiritual Freedom Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 [NLT] – read now 1For I do ...read more

  • 11. Paul Teaches On Gender Identity In Worship

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2014
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    Paul taught that blurring the gender identity lines in worship leads to mixed messages and a mixed witness to the world around us...

    Sermon Brief Date Written: August 16, 2014 Date Preached: August 17, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Paul’s Emphasis on Gender & Christian Worship Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 [ESV] – read ...read more

  • 12. The Importance Of The Resurrection

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2014
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    The resurrection... the message of the Cross... was vital to the faith of ALL believers and Paul desired to have the fellowship in Corinth understand this...

    Sermon Brief Date Written: April 18, 2014 Date Preached: April 20, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series from 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: The Importance of the Resurrection Sermon Text: 1 Cor 15:1-23 [NLT] Introduction: What we have learned so ...read more

  • 13. Do Christians Have "Rights" They Should Cling To?

    Contributed on May 29, 2014
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    As believers can we cry foul when we feel our 'rights' have been violated? What about when we feel violated by those within the body of believers? What is our 'right'? What is our course of action? Do we have one?

    Sermon Brief Date Written: May 22, 2014 Date Preached: May 25, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Do Christians have ‘rights’ to cling to? Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 [ESV] TEXT: Essence of ...read more

  • 14. Make A Choice! Embrace Who You Are!

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2014
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    Paul wanted the Corinthian church to embrace who they were in Christ. We must make a choice and embrace our identity in Christ, and understand that we must express our faith because the message we have is of eternal importance!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: April 25, 2014 Date Preached: April 27, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Make a Choice! Embrace Who You Are! Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 [NLT] Essence of the Text: Paul wanted ...read more

  • 15. Called To Holiness! Know What You Are In Christ!

    Contributed on May 4, 2014
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    We must make the willful decision/choice as believers to know what we are as a Christian... We are set aside by God for God to live our lives as a testament TO Him... Walk Worthy!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: April 25, 2014 Date Preached: April 27, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Called to Holiness! Know What You Are! Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 [ESV] Essence of the Text: Paul ...read more

  • 16. The Cross: Foolishness, Fantasy Or Freedom?

    Contributed on Feb 10, 2014
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    The message of the Gospel and how God chose to bring about redemption is one that many question, doubt and mock b/c they believe it to be senseless, but those of us in Christ understand it fully and we are called to live it out and proclaim that message!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: February 7, 2014 Date Preached: February 9, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series from 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Foolishness, Fantasy or Freedom? Sermon Text: 1 Cor 1:18-25 [ESV] – Read v22-25 here 22For Jews ...read more

  • 17. What Do You Do With Your Knowledge?

    Contributed on Jul 1, 2014
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    How we live our lives is important as we influence those around us in more ways than we may realize. If what you are doing in your life is a stumbling block to others, Scripture tells us we should reconsider doing it...

    Sermon Brief Date Written: June 25, 2014 Date Preached: June 29, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: What do you do with your knowledge? Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 [ESV] TEXT: Essence of the Text: Paul tells the ...read more

  • 18. The "Simple" Gospel

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2014
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    The Gospel is not complicated or busy, but it is simple and efficient! Christ and Christ crucified, and risen! Why do believers feel they need to add onto the Gospel?

    Sermon Brief Date Written: February 14, 2014 Date Preached: February 16, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series from 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: The “Simple” Gospel Sermon Text: 1 Cor 1:26-2:5 [ESV] – Read 2:1-2 here 1And I, ...read more

  • 19. Spiritual Maturity

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2014
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    Paul tackles the spiritual immaturity of the Corinthian believers...HEAD ON!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: February 28, 2014 Date Preached: March 02, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series from 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: We are a TEAM - Stay Humble Sermon Text: 1 Cor 3:1-9 [ESV] Introduction: So far in our journey through ...read more