Contributed on Aug 31, 2020
One of the major reasons for church problems then and now is carnality of the believers. Paul explains who a spiritual man is.
SPIRITUAL MEN IN THE LOCAL CHURCH 1Corinthians 2: 15 – 3:1 One of the reasons behind the troubles in the Corinth church was the carnality of the members. Paul does not hesitate to reveal his observation “And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual people but as to carnal, as to babes ...read more
Contributed on Sep 1, 2020
When you see some body’s mistake what will be your first sentence. How would you present it?
Six Things about a local church. 1 Corinthians. 1.4—9 Introduction: - When you see some body’s mistake what will be your first sentence. How would you present it? Explain - background of this church - their problem. V.10. Yet see v.1—9. In v.4 Paul thanks God for them. ---See good before ...read more
Contributed on Sep 1, 2020
I have been exercised to help you examine yourself in the light of those precious truths you have heard in the past.
Believer’s Self-examination 1Corinthians 11:28 Introduction:- I am sure you have been hearing to great and well-known preachers of the word of God. I don’t think I can share anything new to you. But I have been exercised to help you examine yourself in the light of those precious truths you ...read more
Contributed on Sep 2, 2020
Today everything is business – one main marketing strategy – give what the customer wants – fulfill his needs and aspirations
“We preach Christ Crucified” 1Cori 1: 23 Introduction: Today everything is business – one main marketing strategy – give what the customer wants – fulfill his needs and aspirations. Satisfy the customer. Thus business men change products. But Gospel preaching is unique, same, never changes, no ...read more
Contributed on Sep 3, 2020
Apostle Paul pleading with the believer’s in Corinth to maintain unity. Why is it so important?
IMPORTANCE OF BELIEVER’S UNITY 1Corinthians 1:10 "Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2020
Apostle Paul analyzes the schism in Corinth church and explains what division in a local assembly is.
“Now I say this, that each of you says, "I am of Paul," or "I am of Apollos," or "I am of Cephas," or "I am of Christ." Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul? “ 1Corinthians 1:12.13 They had minimum four ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2020
Paul knew more than anything else Corinthian’s their love for human wisdom led to division in the local church. So he explains it detail.
1Corinthians 1: 22 : “For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom..” Paul knew well, Greeks need wisdom…that’s what they are interested in. Jews, they need a sign, miracles, and mighty things…not the message of the cross… But Paul preached…no wisdom…cf. v. 12 ‘we preach Christ ...read more
Contributed on Sep 19, 2020
More than anything else, Paul understood the reason for disunity in Corinth is their love for human wisdom. So explains what is human wisdom as well as the wisdom of God.
Characteristics of the wisdom of God 1Corinthians 1:21 1Co 1:21 For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through wisdom did not know God, it pleased God through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe. 1Co 1:23, 24 but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a ...read more