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  • The Limitations/Irony Of Worldly Wisdom-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 20, 2013

    1 of 4. Paul related the limitations/irony of worldly wisdom to the Corinthians believers. The irony of worldly wisdom is in its being relegated to foolishness. But How is worldly wisdom limited? Worldly wisdom is limited by...

    Attention: Three guys were pulled out of detective training for special attention, because they were not very bright. The police chief was interrogating them to determine if they were smart enough to become detectives. If not, they would be released from training. Things had not gone well so more

  • The Gospel Of I Or Christ Crucified Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Nov 13, 2013

    Christian Idolatry was alive and well in Corinth and its live and well today watch Paul address the gospel of I.

    1Corinthians 1:10 - 17 The Gospel of I or the Gospel of Christ Crucified? One of the letters primary concerns in the church at Corinth is their own spiritual pride & immaturity, it had led them to value outward appearance, eloquence of rhetoric, the wisdom of words over and above the more

  • The Cure For The Common Church Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Aug 8, 2012

    Don't try to hide the fact you have quarrels and fights. Deal with the fact that there is divisions and disagreement. Divisions distract us. Learn the principles that can be the cure for the common church.

    Intro: What is it that causes fights and quarrels or division? We see division in families, marriages, teams, governments, and of course churches? Why? Listen to what James the brother of Jesus has to say. James 4.1-3 “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Aren’t they caused more

  • I Corinthians Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Sep 3, 2015
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    I Corinthians

    I Corinthians 1:10-31 1. Identify the division in the church - vs. 10 - 17 A. Identify the objective - v. 10 B. Identify the obstacle - v. 11 *Christians gravitate to personalities - v. 12 *Christians grapple with pride - v. 12 2. Clarify the doctrine of the more

  • We’re All On The Same Team

    Contributed by Tom Feola on Feb 4, 2012
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    God has called us to work as a team like the early church

    We’re all on the same team Team Spirit Day    Today is team spirit day and as a Church or should I say as the Body of Christ we are a Team, Team Jesus.  “ Give me a J” We can look around and see many different teams represented here with the different Jerseys we have on, but in the Body of more

  • Do You Need To Be Water Baptized In Order To Be Saved? By Dan Lirette

    Contributed by Dan Lirette on Feb 3, 2012
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    Dan Lirette of Moncton, NB, and Pastor of Revival House Fellowship, takes on the issue of whether water baptism is pre-salvation or post-salvation.

    Do you need to be water baptized in order to be saved? by Dan Lirette Water Baptism is not essential for Salvation as it’s a command to those who are already saved. Jesus Christ’s Blood alone saves from sin and one appropriates that Blood Atonement by faith in the Cross more

  • The Indignity Of Division

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 6, 2013

    1 of 1. Paul urged the Corinthian church to distance themselves from the indignity of internal division. What can pull us away from division? Pulling us away from the indignity of division is a Unified...

    The INDIGNITY Of DIVISION—1Corinthians 1:10-17 Attention: In my trucking days...The flat tire on the interstate on I-95 in FL. It completely stopped the progress of the truck. Need: The Corinthian church was afflicted/troubled by the indignity of internal division. Paul urged more

  • Making A Touchdown

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Jan 26, 2015
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    Sermon for Super Bowl Sunday. Baptism and Communion are two things Christ meant to unite us. When people are able to look beyond their differences and come together to celebrate these holy sacraments then it is the greatest "Touchdown" in history.

    Making a Touchdown “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another so that there may be no divisions among you and that you may be perfectly united in mind and thought. 11 My brothers, some from Chloe's household have more

  • What Do U Say When U Feel U Have Nothing To Say?

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Feb 23, 2015
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    So many times we find ourselves in a position where we just don't feel we can share the message of Jesus because of something we have done or situations/circumstances this world can place upon us that we feel we just CANNOT say anything!

    SERMON BRIEF Date Written: February 20, 2015 Date Preached: February 22, 2015 Church: OPBC (AM) Sunday FOUNDATIONAL ELEMENTS Title: What Do U Say When U Feel U Have Nothing to Say? Text: 1 Cor 1:17-25 (ESV) ETS: Paul’s message was that the power of the Gospel is more

  • Answer Number One: The Cross Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Mar 3, 2015

    There is really one answer to a divided church and that is THE CROSS. It is the cross that reveals the love of God.

    Up to this point in the first chapter of 1 Corinthians we have been discussing the divided church. There is really one answer to a divided church and that is THE CROSS. So that is our focus this evening. Paul emphasizes in verse 17 that words of human wisdom are not the answer for a divided more

  • "Seven Sins Of The Pulpit"

    Contributed by Dr. William D. Poovey on Apr 23, 2015

    Paul was determined to know and preach nothing except Christ and Him crucified . Today, it seems we preach everything but Christ and the cross, causing many to live as enemies of the cross..

    Matthew 4:1-11 Mark 4:17-22 "Yes or No" You Decide. A few years ago Gloria and I were traveling on one of the freeways our on our way home from vacationing some place in the south, I can't remember exactly where we were coming from. All of a sudden, all I could see ahead of us were braking more

  • United We Stand Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Aug 30, 2015

    When we think of the problems in the Corinthian Church they are numerous but Paul chose to address disunity first.

    United we stand What a mess! It should have been a model church; after all it had all the earmarks of becoming the greatest church in the denomination. Its founding pastor was the most prolific church planter in the denomination; the next man was by far the best preacher that could be offered more

  • Honey, We've Got Problems Series

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Dec 31, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    We will learn the praise for the Corinthian church, the things that were right, but also learn the problems of the Corinthian church, the things they got wrong.

    1 Corinthians Sermon Series Part One Hello Dear, We've Got Problems 1 Corinthians 1: 1-17 Introduction This Letter Written By The Apostle Paul To The Corinthian Church Was Written Somewhere Around A.D. 54 To 56, From Ephesus During Paul's Third Missionary Journey. This church had three more

  • The Divided Church Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Aug 27, 2012
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    The effect of divisions in the church and how they arise.

    Introduction Clicks, they are the bane of high schools! It seems to be the fate of teenagers to get caught up in them, either eager to get into some or eager to avoid others. But clicks are not unique to teenagers and high schools. As we are about to learn, adults are also prone to them even more

  • The Church And Baptism Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Sep 2, 2012

    An explanation of the sacrament of baptism.

    Introduction At the beginning of this series, I noted that from time to time we will stop at a text and consider the particular that is brought up. Paul has raised the practice of baptism in his discussion on church unity. Baptism is not the primary issue, but we would do well to stop this more