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  • The Ministry: Watering, Working, Warning Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Mar 13, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    In today's lesson we are warned against a wrong view of the ministry, particularly of church leadership. We are reminded of the true nture of the church and church leadership.

    Scripture We continue our study in The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians in a series I am calling Challenges Christians Face. One of the challenges that Christians face is a wrong view about the ministry, particularly with respect to church leadership. Let’s learn about this in a more

  • Three Guys Series

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

    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 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 more

  • The Holy Temple

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 13, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    Paul tells the Corinthian Christians that there is a temple in which God does dwell and which should be dedicated as a house of the Lord Jesus Christ, a place of holiness and peace, set apart from the world. As a believer you are the Temple.

    THE HOLY TEMPLE 1 CORINTHIANS 3:16-17 Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are. Introduction: Throughout history man has created more

  • Stunted Growth Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Feb 10, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    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 more

  • The Cat Is For Sale, But Not The Saucer

    Contributed by David Rigg on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 22 ratings

    An amusing story drives home the point that we can be easily deceived.

    The Cat’s For Sale, But Not The Saucer! 1 Corinthians 3:10-19 [10] According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it. [11] For no other foundation can anyone lay more

  • Lego My Church Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    This message deals with the fact that the church belongs to God not us. The church must work together and work in unity and not allow divisiveness to enter in. My powerpoint slides used a background from a model that was built from legos.

    “Lego My Church” 1st Corinthians 3:9-16 You may have heard of the Crystal Palace Exhibition. It opened in London in 1851 and the purpose of it was to display some of the inventions of the day. Brand new ideas that would shape the future. One of the greatest discoveries of that time was the more

  • Worship & Honor

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 28 ratings

    A message about honoring the Lord with true worship, both individually and corporately. Text, outline, and audio will be placed at

    Today, I am going to be talking about worship, both in our private lives and in our church. I am going to do a lot of comparing between worship in the Old Testament to worship in the New Testament. And I am going to be using two main scriptures to do so. Let me start by reading them to you more

  • His Workmanship

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    Paul guides us in working to build His church.

    HIS WORKMANSHIP 1 Corinthians 3:5-17 INTRO: “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works...” (Ephesians 2:10). ILLUS: Three men were pouring concrete on a construction site. “What are you making?” a passerby asked. The first said, “I’m making $300 a week!” The more

  • A View Of The Church Part 2 Of 2 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Feb 4, 2007
    based on 12 ratings

    Second part of the view of the Church - The Family, the Field, and Now the BUILDING

    A View of the Church (Part 2) 1 Corinthians 3:10-23 Introduction A. Review: In the last sermon we saw that the church was viewed as a family and a field. Now, we see the church presented as a building. B. This has an individual application but it is still in the context of more

  • Growing Up Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Don Jones on Nov 9, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Paul tells the believers growth.

    GROWING UP IN THE CHURCH (Part 2) 1 Corinthians 3:10-23 I. Jesus Christ Is the Only Foundation (vv. 10, 11). A. I laid a foundation—Paul spent about eighteen months in Corinth. He was the one who laid the foundation (v. 10). B. He laid the foundation that was already given by God, Jesus more

  • Who Needs The Church? Series

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 22, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Do we really need the church to be a Christian?

    Who Needs the Church? I run into many people who say they are believers, but when you ask them where they go to church they say I don’t need the church. A Friend told me this week when I asked where she was attending church, said at home. Recently the leaders of my former church said they more

  • Building A Temple For The King

    Contributed by Kenneth Anthony on Aug 22, 2006
    based on 67 ratings

    We are each the temple of the Holy Spirit. Sermon explores the materials of our faith that build on the foundation of the Gospel.

    Building A Temple for the King The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy was going to fall over. Scientists traveled each year to measure the building’s slow descent. They reported that the 179-foot tower moved about one-twentieth of an inch a year, and was once 17 feet out of plumb. They further more

  • Build Our Shatterproof Church Series

    Contributed by Bumble Ho on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    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 more

  • What Are The Dangers Of Buying Into The Wisdom That The World Applauds?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 21, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    This passage explores some of the key implications of buying into "man’s wisdom."

    - v. 18a - note that this is an area of danger. What Are The Dangers Of Buying Into The Wisdom That The World Applauds? 1. What we’re called to do: Let go of the wisdom the world applauds. - v. 18b. - What that wisdom looks like: - having lots of possessions is the key to more

  • The Temple Of Power - 3:16 And Us Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 7, 2005
    based on 67 ratings

    When we meet together in worship of Jesus, this passage tells us we are a temple of God and that God’s Spirit dwells in our presence. How do we take hold of that power and how do we avoid damaging it?

    OPEN: A man was stranded on a deserted Pacific island for years. But one day he saw a boat coming into sight, and he waved frantically … eventually he caught the skipper’s attention. The boat came near the island and the sailor got out and greeted the stranded man. They talked for a bit… and as more