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  • Paul's Focus: Souls Won Not How It's Done Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Jul 20, 2014
     | 7,467 views

    Paul did NOT believe we should stand on ceremony or ritual when it comes to sharing Christ, but that we should have an attitude of being willing to do ANYTHING to win people to Christ!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: July 17, 2014 Date Preached: July 20, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Paul’s FOCUS –Souls Won not How it is done Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 [NLT] 19Even though I am a ...read more

  • Running For The Prize Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 15, 2014
     | 6,094 views

    In order to reach people with the truth of the Gospel, we must be willing to accept 1) Self-Denial (v.19-23) and be willing to practice 2) Self -Control (v. 24-27)

    After any election, like the recent municipal one, newly elected counselors have a particularly hard calling. They realize that not everyone voted for them yet they must work on behalf of everyone. In Corinth, Paul had the difficult task of working in two distinct cultures: that of Jewish ...read more

  • For Example

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 30, 2010
     | 3,635 views

    The progress of the gospel is more important than my rights.

    Title: For Example Text: 1 Corinthians 9:1-27 Truth: The progress of the gospel is more important than my rights. Aim: To value the gospel enough to sacrifice for its furtherance. Life ?: What sacrifices are you willing to make for the gospel? INTRODUCTION Nantucket, Massachusetts is ...read more

  • You'll Do Anything For It Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on May 18, 2010
     | 4,729 views

    The church needs to be creative in accomplishing her mission.

    SERIES: IT: Finding It, Keeping It, and Sharing It (freely adapted from Craig Groeschel’s It: How Churches and Leader Can Get it and Keep it) “YOU’LL DO ANYTHING FOR IT” OPEN After taking a break last week to honor our mothers, we’re back into our ...read more

  • Cross Training Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Jul 19, 2010
     | 3,074 views

    Is it possible to be technically correct but biblically wrong?

    Cross Training 1 Corinthians 9:19-27 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI February 1, 2009 Series: The Church in Crisis The seminary environment is one that fosters discussion as part of the learning process. Part of the reason I recall my seminary days with such fondness is in large part due to ...read more

  • Better Get-Together Series

    Contributed by James E. Parks on Sep 27, 2010
     | 3,039 views

    This sermon is to encourage people to reach out as groups to share the love of Christ.

    Last week we began a 40 day focus on community. I know I have been inspired by God’s Word, by my small group and by what God is doing to grow in community. I want to learn to be more interdependent with you. We need each other. That is not a sign of weakness. It is reality and it is a ...read more

  • Applying The Liberty Principle Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Apr 6, 2016
     | 2,912 views

    Bible study in 1 Corinthians

  • Meekness: The Bit And Bridle Syndrome

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,375 views

    The reward of meekness, of being controlled by the Holy Spirit, is the assurance that when Christ returns and ushers in the new creation, we will be there to rejoice with the saints and enjoy God’s presence forever.

    I saw a segment on TV the other day about a feature in Cleo magazine which lists Australia’s 50 most eligible bachelors. As you can imagine, they were the epitome of what you might describe as desirable young men. They were the sort who get elected as the school captain, or who get leading parts in ...read more

  • What Good Are You? Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jan 3, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,638 views

    Sometimes we feel like God has to completely change us in order to use us. Paul shows us that God takes the background, weaknesses, and even difficulties and uses them for His kingdom, if we let Him.

    Who are you as a person? Who are you as a Christian? Do those two questions get two different responses from you? I think often times we think that when we come to Christ, Jesus basically considers us to be a blank slate that needs to be redrawn into the character of Jesus and that everything about ...read more

  • "Sticky Faith" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Jan 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,643 views

    In this message I discuss the things that are vital to building a sticky faith. Churches must be filled with people who have a sticky faith that will help others decide to stay.

    FAITH MATTERS Sticky Faith 1st Corinthians 9:19-23 You are looking at a picture of the Sunshine Skyway bridge. Fo those of you who have lived in this area a long time you can remember the tragedy that took place in 1980 when the Sunshine Skyway bridge collapsed. Here is a picture from that ...read more

  • Green Eggs And Ham Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 11, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,268 views

    Green Eggs and Ham was the starting place for this message on Evangelism and the churches need to be flexible in methods for reaching people.

    (Read from Green Eggs and Ham pages 1-16) Do you know the story? I bet you do. It's one of Dr. Seuss greatest works. “Green Eggs and Ham”. You know I hate that book. Didn't always hate it though, no sir when I was a kid I loved Green Eggs and Ham, and when Stephen was born I ...read more

  • Olympic Glory

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 16, 2011
     | 3,492 views

    Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9 regarding running the Christian life race to win the prize. Do you run to win? Are you in the Christian life to spectate? Is your Christian life just flailing along in laziness, flabbiness, outta shape, and without clear p

    Text: 1 Cor 9:23-27, Title: Olympic Glory, Date/Place: NRBC, 5/15/11, AM A. Opening illustration: Shoot for an “A” next time…British athletes 10,000 training for Olympics B. Background to passage: On the heels of his two chapter discussion on the willing limitation of Christian ...read more

  • Perspective Differences To Consider In Improving Communications

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 17 ratings
     | 960 views

    Paul, the apostle said, "I have become all things to all men that by all means I may save some.

    Paul, the apostle said, "I have become all things to all men that by all means I may save some." ( I Cor. 9:19-23) Paul was a master at learning how to communicate in terms that were most contextually effective. Good communicators spend as much time considering the needs of their audience as they ...read more

  • Let Holy Spirit Help Lead In Formal And Informal Settings

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,623 views

    General John Galvin, Supreme Allied Commander in Europe was asked what was it like to be in charge of a variety of forces. His reply: “I often feel like the director of a cemetery. I have a lot of people under me but nobody listens

    Learning to Lead in Formal and Informal Settings (I Cor 9:19-27) Some leaders are comfortable in formal settings but are awkward informally relating to people. Jonathan Edwards, the former President of Princeton Seminary was dismissed as the Pastor of his local church for that very reason. ...read more

  • Interaction Patterns Within Groups

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,209 views

    I Corinthians 9:22,23 - "Though I am free and belong to no man, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.

    I Corinthians 9:22,23 - "Though I am free and belong to no man, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible... I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. I do this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessing." All ...read more