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  • Will It Be Milk Or Meat?

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Feb 12, 2014
    based on 52 ratings
     | 15,577 views

    Paul is clear to the Corinthians that there are two levels of Christian living. Some believers are living in the flesh, the carnal and others are living in the spiritual. This is still true today. Some believers are still on milk while others eat meat.

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service, there are four readings prior to the Message. Today's lessons are Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 and Matthew 5:21-37. Paul begins the 3rd chapter of his letter by telling the Corinthians that there are two levels of ...read more

  • Order In The Church! Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Oct 26, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 11,191 views

    God so loves the church that he brings order from chaos.

    Scripture Introduction Most of you have seen, either in a movie, or TV show, or maybe in person, a judge slam down his gavel and gruffly demand, “Order in the Court! Order in the Court!” Judges know that the success of the legal process depends, in part, on maintaining control in their ...read more

  • A Good Example Of A Bad Example

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 2, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,519 views

    We are to resist the influence of the world in the church.

    Title: A Good Example of a Bad Example Text: 1 Corinthians 3:1-17 Truth: We are to resist the influence of the world in the church. Aim: to identify and correct worldly behavior in the church. Life ?: What’s the evidence of the world in the church? INTRODUCTION In 1989 the ...read more

  • The Greatest Sin For A Believer

    Contributed by Richard Cook on Aug 17, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,097 views

    This sermon is about Backsliding;Backsliding is when a born-again believer in Christ turns back to sin or becomes stubborn in his heart and refuses to submit to the will of God in his life,Backsliding is like carnality, in that your own desires and device

    Backsliding is when a born-again believer in Christ turns back to sin or becomes stubborn in his heart and refuses to submit to the will of God in his life. The outward actions are only symptoms of the real problem -- the attitude of the heart -- which must be dealt with in order to change the ...read more

  • Three Guys Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 6, 2009
    based on 88 ratings
     | 6,301 views

    There is the natural man, the supernatural [Spirit filled] man, and the unnatural [carnal] man. Which guy are you? "6 Things the Bible says to do to the Flesh." Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    3 Guys 1 Corinthians 3:1-17 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/3Guys.html There is the natural man, the supernatural [Spirit filled] man, and the unnatural [carnal] man. The natural man is incomplete with a dead spirit. But when he gets saved he gets the Spirit of God, but does the Spirit have ...read more

  • Stunted Growth Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Feb 10, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,302 views

    The Corinthian error of stopping at salvation and seeking to add to our faith from other sources is an easy and common one to make - but also dangerous and harmful to our spiritual health.

    SERIES: PRESCRIPTIONS FOR A HEALTHY & HOLY CHURCH: A Study in 1 Corinthians Applied To The Church Today II. DEALING WITH OBVIOUS DISEASES A. CANCER “STUNTED GROWTH” (1 Cor. 3:1-23) Rev. Todd G. Leupold, Perth Bible Church, February 8, 2009 AM INTRODUCTION: Ever try arguing with ...read more

  • When Elephants Rumble Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jan 25, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,076 views

    Paul, Pt. 5

    WHEN ELEPHANTS RUMBLE (1 CORINTHIANS 3:1-15) An African proverb says, “When elephants fight, grass gets trampled.” When elephants rumble, not only grass suffers the damage, animals run for cover, too. Elephants do not throw their weight around for nothing. According to Wikipedia, the grizzly bear ...read more

  • You Are A Co-Laborer With God

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Feb 28, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,603 views

    Examines the importance of the job God has given to each of us. Expanded outline.

    YOU ARE A CO-LABORER WITH GOD If you drive along Woodland Blvd. In downtown Deland, you will notice that all of the old buildings in that area, unlike the oldest buildings in Enterprise, are all built of masonry. That’s because of the fire of 1855. The fire, which swept downtown Deland in ...read more

  • When God's Spirit Moves Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 17,334 views

    This is the begining of a lay ministry series.

    When God’s Spirit Moves In 1 Corinthians 3:1-3 October 28, 2007 Morning Service This message is based in part on John Maxwell’s message Let God’s Spirit Move In Introduction I tell you of a true story of a soldier who was in Pearl Harbor. On the night before they were attacked by the ...read more

  • How Are You Building Your House?

    Contributed by Ryan Pate on Sep 4, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 836 views

    Understand that in order to stand firm, you first have to have a strong foundation.

    There is a distinction between the two foundations that Jesus tells us about in Matthew 7: 24-29, by which he used a parable describing that there is only one way to get to heaven. It’s funny to me to also note that a similar story that we are all aware of tells the same story; The Three little ...read more

  • Conscience - The Umpire, The Fire Alarm, And The Gatekeeper

    Contributed by Amy Bickel on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,731 views

    Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? Why do you say the things you say and think the way you think?

    This morning, I want to talk to you about yourself. Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? Why do you say the things you say and think the way you think? Sometimes, I think the hardest person in the world for us to understand is ourself. Have you ever felt that way? Well, ...read more

  • A View Of The Church Part 1 Of 2 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jan 29, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 828 views

    View of the Church Part 1 of 2 in the series of I Corth.

    A VIEW OF THE CHURCH (Part 1) 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Introduction A. The Corinthians were proud of their gifts and their wisdom. They seemed to be critical of Paul’s simple message. B. Paul tells them he must keep his teaching simple because they are “mere infants in Christ” (v. 1). C. ...read more

  • The Worst Experience Of My Life! Series

    Contributed by David Moore on Jan 17, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 896 views

    With a new baby, comes a new experience. Saints dealing with New Converts.

    The worst experience of my life A new born baby! Anyone with children can relate. New babies can be a handful. (And then some!) Let’s review some of the aspects of New Babies! New Babies • Dirty dippers • When you change them they poop again • Crying – It’s not like the can tell you ...read more

  • Homecoming 2006

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Sep 28, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 8,786 views

    Wht hapends when the kid of the past comes home to the church family as a pastor. Churches all build the body of Christ.

    Homecoming – Whoa, what an honor, to be invited to speak to you for your.. …Well … MY….Our homecoming celebration. After all it is me that was missing. I thought it a little odd to be invited to come to speak to you in 2001, Ken asked me at one of the Big preachers’ meetings when he ...read more

  • God Gives The Growth, Not Church Leaders

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,233 views

    A short homily given at a mid week communion service, encouraging us to fix our eyes on Jesus and not upon leaders, forms of worship or types of evangelism. It’s all about Jesus!

    1 Corinthians 3: 1-9 St. Paul had some words of rebuke for the Christians at Corinth; and when I hear St. Paul rebuking a church I always have to ask myself some questions. The questions are: How does this apply to me? How does this apply to my local church? How does this apply to the national ...read more

  • We Are Labourers For God

    Contributed by Charles Mccall on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 9,079 views

    We as ministers for Christ are labourers or teammates working together for Christ.

    I Corinthians 3:1-9 Topic: We are laborers together with God The church is in Corinth was located in the southern part of Greece. The church in Corinth was founded by the Apostle Paul during his second missionary tour, where he had spent a year and an half teaching the word of God to ...read more

  • A Call To Christian Maturity.

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jun 12, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,000 views

    This sermon is taken from 1Cor 3.1-15. Which looks at the divisions in the Church. With a call to Christian Maturity.

    1Cor 3.1-15. Divisions in the Church. A call for Christian Maturity We live in a world full of divisions, class, race, politics, morality, leadership etc, so often division spills into the Church. What is needed in the Church today more than ever is Christian maturity. We all ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Discipleship Series

    Contributed by Wincci Yin Chee on Jun 5, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,265 views

    Discipleship equals growth!!!

    The Meaning of Discipleship What is discipleship? -To the Greek, the process of discipleship is a way to pass down ideas, thingking…Example: Plato, Aristotle… -In modern days, discipleship taking place on city street corner. -Local drug pusher is a discipler the looking for a young ...read more

  • What Is Christian Maturity?

    Contributed by Tom Blasco on Apr 27, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,664 views

    How can we tell if someone is spiritually mature or not? How can we tell if one is really spiritual or not? The bible gives us a simple, straightforward and overlooked way we can tell.

    What is Christian Maturity? Introduction As we grow and mature, there are four stages of growth and development 1. Infancy 2. Childhood 3. Adolescence and 4. Adulthood We can look at someone and tell how physically mature they are In the Christian life, there are two stages not ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of Childishness And The Marks Of Maturity Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,300 views

    The indications of spiritual immaturity and maturity

    SERIES: “OVERCOMING OBSTACLES THAT OBSTRUCT OBEDIENCE” TEXT: 1 CORINTHIANS 3:1-23 TITLE: “THE CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDISHNESS AND THE MARKS OF MATURITY” INTRODUCTION: A. A young boy came to his father after church one Sunday. He said, “Dad, I want to ...read more

  • God Gives The Increase

    Contributed by Seth Aryee on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 9,690 views

    For very obvious reasons, we are all members of society, and because we are, we are interrelated and interdependent. We are relational beings. The relationships we build have tremendous potential for development, or they have terrible possibilities for

    In writing to the Church in Corinth, Paul had to deal with basic fundamental problems. There was among that congregation issues around ENVY, STRIFE, AND DIVISIONS. These people were wrong in thought, word, and deed. Envying refers to the state of their souls; they had inward grudges and ...read more

  • Increase

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 987 views

    God gives true results

    Intro: the Corinthian church had been blessed with two great ministries, that of Paul, the churches first missionary church planted, and Apollos, one of the first great speakers to travel in ministry. But the church had become almost divided over who belong to who’s camp. Some where Paulites, some ...read more

  • Build Our Shatterproof Church Series

    Contributed by Bumble Ho on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,065 views

    Big Idea: We can build a shatterproof church by 1) Growing ourselves, 2) Knowing our true leader, 3) Contributing to the ministry, and 4) Watching for dangers.

    Building Our Shatterproof Church 1 Corinthians 3 vacMidway - Sep. 25, 2005 [WARNING: This sermon may not be suitable for every church’s political context.] 1) {Tell the story of a shattered church} a) {Open illustration} A few years ago a Godly pastor came to this city and planted a ...read more

  • Commitment To Christ Requires Growth

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Apr 14, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,031 views

    This is a sermon about moving your life beyond the place where you came in at the door.

    (1) In The Last Days Newsletter, Leonard Ravenhill tells about a group of tourists visiting a picturesque village who walked by an old man sitting beside a fence. In a rather patronizing way, one tourist asked, "Were any great men born in this village?" "Nope", The old man replied, ...read more

  • Feeding Frenzy

    Contributed by Nate Barbour on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,132 views

    A sermon on how to get the most out of going to church.

    Feeding Frenzy How To Get The Most Out Of Going To Church 7/28/04 I. Introduction A local newspaper had a Sunday morning religion section that contained, among other things, letters to the editor about various religious issues. Most weeks these letters were pretty innocuous, but one Sunday ...read more

  • Carnality

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,177 views

    Up to this point, Paul has been talking about two kinds of people in the world: those who are natural (unsaved) and those who are spiritual (saved). Now he says there are two kinds of saved people: those who are mature and those who are immature, which

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: What is carnality? According to the dictionary, it means to have the nature and characteristics of the flesh (or more simply, it means “fleshly”). Sometimes it refers to the whole material part of man (1 Corinthians 15:39; Hebrews 5:7), and based on this meaning, ...read more

  • Shaped For Service Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Dec 3, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,980 views

    Paul highlighted a few facts: (1) our contribution in ministry is critical (you are saved to serve), and (2) each contribution is unique (you are shaped for a purpose).

    Paul says we are ONLY SERVANTS... God is working in our world today, through you and me. • we are simply His servants. • Some plants, some waters, God brings the growth. • We may be doing different things, but we have ONE purpose - to work well • We are God’s fellow workers All of us will be ...read more

  • Milk And Meat: Moving Toward Christian Maturity

    Contributed by David Haun on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 97 ratings
     | 21,989 views

    There are many in church who hunger to grow. They desire a deeper awareness of Christ’s truths and a stronger faith and maturity. This sermon deals with that longing.

    "Milk and Meat: Moving Toward Christian Maturity" (I Corinthians 3:1-11) A sermon delivered by Dr. David L. Haun Hope Christian Church, Fort Lauderdale, Florida May, 2004 When you were a child, didn’t it seem to take a long time to grow up? I remember always wanting to be older ...read more

  • Can Worship Change Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 944 views

    This answers the question about worship and change.

    We don’t do well at predicting the future. In 1962 Decca Recording Co said the Beatles would never make it. Gary Cooper once said, “I’m just glad that it’ll be Clark Gable who’s falling on his face and not Gary Cooper.” What was he talking about? Gone with the Wind. In 1899, the director of ...read more

  • The Old Man - The Remainder Of Iniquity

    Contributed by Oneal Stover on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,281 views

    Gain a better understanding of the "remainder of iniquity" that is left within in us after justification, prior to complete sanctification by Christ.

    The Old Man - The Remainder Of Iniquity by Rev. Oneal Stover SCRIPTURE: I Corinthians 3:1-3 INTRODUCTION: There is a universal consciousness of something of a troublesome and afflicting nature left in a regenerated heart. This is something many have agreed to call "inbred" or "in-being" ...read more