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  • Why Preach The Gospel?

    Contributed by John White on Aug 24, 2018
     | 1,028 views

    Biblical reasons we are called and compelled ti preach the gospe.

    WHY PREACH THE GOSPEL? I Corinthians 1:17-23a “ For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of Preaching

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 25, 2018
     | 1,461 views

    Some things are hard to hear within the volume of God’s word. Some things are hard to understand and comprehend. Something may even sound foolish to folks but I assure that is not the case.

    The Foolishness of Preaching 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Message: The idea of preaching as a method to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ is viewed by many in our day and time as foolishness. Strangely this was the very same attitude of the people who heard St. ...read more

  • Jews And Greeks And Wisdom Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 29, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,847 views

    Paul had the best Jewish education available at that time; but the plain preaching of a crucified Jesus, was more powerful than all the oratory and philosophy of the heathen world. This is the essential point and substance of the gospel.

    August 5, 2012 First Corinthians By: Tom Lowe Lesson 2.2: Jews and Greeks and Wisdom Scripture 1 Corinthians 1.18-1.25 1 Cor 1:18-25 (KJV) 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is ...read more

  • What Really Makes Me A Fool Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Apr 13, 2018
     | 1,181 views

    Sermon for an Easter Sunrise Service on April Fool's Day

    ENGAGE As most of you probably know, today is not only Easter, but it is also April Fool’s day. Although that occurs more often than you might think, the last time this occurred was back in 1956. The next occurrence will be 11 years from now in 2029. So it’s certainly possible that some of ...read more

  • The Value Or Worth Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Mar 6, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,115 views

    The gospel is rejected by some as foolish. To true believers it is a gold standard.

    Midweek Message/Devotion March 7, 2018 Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 The Value or Worth of the Gospel What is the value or worth of the gospel? Why is there so much variation and augmentation to God’s Word? Dr. Kenneth Chafin, in his commentary, says, “In this brief passage, The ...read more

  • Understanding God’s Purpose

    Contributed by William Baeta on Mar 2, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,507 views

    “For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” (1Co 1:18)

    Introduction: Our theme for today’s sermon is “understanding God’s purpose”. There is always a purpose behind everything that is invented or created. There is a purpose for inventing electricity. There is a purpose for inventing the printing press and there is a purpose for creating the mobile ...read more

  • Introduction To 1st Corinthians Chapter 1 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 17, 2018
     | 2,663 views

    Paul had been brought up in Jewish learning; but the plain preaching of a crucified Jesus, was more powerful than all the oratory and philosophy of the heathen world. This is the sum and substance of the gospel. Christ crucified is the foundation of. . .

    JULY 15, 2012 Commentary on First Corinthians By: Tom Lowe Introduction to 1st Corinthians Chapter 1 A SALUTATION AND THANKSGIVING. 1:1-9 All Christians experience the new birth and by baptism are dedicated and devoted to Christ, and are under strict obligations to be holy. But in ...read more

  • The Cross Of Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Sep 11, 2017
     | 2,825 views

    What the cross means to you and I.

    THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST 1st Corinthians 1: 17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; ...read more

  • The High Standard Of The Wisdom Of Our Heavenly Father Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Jun 15, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,077 views

    A Father’s Day message on the wisdom of our wise Heavenly Father.

    We continue in our preaching series on discovering our destiny, discovering your destiny. Across our group of churches, we have been spending a few weeks preaching on how setting high standards in our lives is important as disciples of Jesus. On this Father’s Day, we are going to spend some ...read more

  • Christian Paradoxes

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 5, 2017
     | 4,468 views

    Webster's defines a paradox as: "A statement contrary to common belief. A statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable, or absurd, but that may actually be true." There are paradoxes when it comes to Christianity. Let's take a look at some of them.

    CHRISTIAN PARADOXES Webster's defines a paradox as: "A statement contrary to common belief. A statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable, or absurd, but that may actually be true." A paradox is something that's not necessarily a contradiction; just a contradiction in terms. There are ...read more

  • Sunday Night-The Wisdom Of The Cross

    Contributed by Jim Caswell on Apr 4, 2017
     | 1,994 views

    The wise seek the foolishness of the cross. Meant to be preached Palm Sunday Night.

    Sunday Night-The Wisdom of The Cross Place: BLCC Date: 4/9/17 Text: 1 Corinthians 1.18-25 CT: The wise seek the foolishness of the cross. FAS: Historian Garret Fagan summarizes how the Romans—the culture encountered by the early church—viewed the values of strength and weakness: Ideas of ...read more

  • The Wisdom Of The Cross Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 3, 2017
     | 4,422 views

    God's wisdom is far superior to the wisdom of this world.

    The Wisdom Of The Cross Text: 1 Cor. 1:18-25 Introduction 1. Illustration: Jesus Christ is the only who lived who claimed to be God and proved to be God. When I compare this to all other claimants of all other religions, it is like the poet who said, 'The night has a thousand eyes and the ...read more

  • Preaching In The Power Of The Holy Ghost

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Mar 23, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,881 views

    There is much preaching done today in the power of the emotions, or in the power of the intellect. This is false preaching, and false religion.

    Preaching with the Power of the Holy Spirit Study Text: I Corinthians 1:17 - 18 Introduction: - One of the most neglected parts of preaching is understanding the role and power of the Holy Spirit in preaching God’s word. - As teachers, we spend hours studying, outlining, doing word studies, ...read more

  • Who Needs Theology? Series

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Jan 28, 2017
     | 2,754 views

    Knowledge is important, but insufficient. Man’s wisdom is folly compared to God’s. So, what good is knowledge if faith is all that we need?

    The word theology comes from two Greek words: Theos (God) and logos (study, research). Thus, theology is the study of God. I am richly blessed to be a graduate of Evangelical Theological Seminary. My course of study (Master of Divinity) included five semesters in systematic theology, among the ...read more

  • A Call To Boast?

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 8, 2016
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,226 views

    Consider your calling. Glory in nothing but the Cross!

    A CALL TO BOAST? 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 The Apostle Paul has established that the preaching of the cross was considered foolishness by this world’s wisdom (1 Corinthians 1:18). Yet God has rendered foolish the wisdom of this world by the ‘foolishness’ of preaching (1 Corinthians 1:20). ...read more