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  • The Word Of The Cross Is Foolish

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Jan 21, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,935 views

    That the Son of God should die on a cross is pure foolishness to many people. But for Christians, it is the sign of the power of God.

    The Word of the Cross is Foolish I Corinthians 1:18-31 January 22, 2006 A pastor colleague of mine received a call from a worried mother some time ago. “Pastor, can you come over to talk to my daughter? She’s been acting strange ever since she went away to college. Now she has joined the ...read more

  • God's Foolish Plan

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Feb 3, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,591 views

    Why the cross was foolishness to the Greeks and Weakness to the Jews--and sometimes to us too.

    God’s Foolish Plan Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Introduction Love those old hymns, do you know this one? In a prison far away, stood an old electric chair... At the lethal injection, at the lethal injection where I first saw the light... There’s room in the gas chamber for you... You ...read more

  • The Solid Rock Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Mar 2, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 8,883 views

    Christ is the solid Rock. Christ and the cross are foolishness to some and they stumble and fall. Others stand on the Rock and place their trust in Him and in Him alone.

  • Beyond The Cross - Salvation To All Who Believe

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Mar 22, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,194 views

    This message focuses on I Corinthians 1:18. "The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but o us who are saved it is the power of God."

    Beyond the Cross -Salvation to all who Believe- I Corinthians 1:18-25 Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy week, the last week of the public life and ministry of Jesus. Holy week goes from the Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem to the crucifixion on Friday to the resurrection on Easter ...read more

  • God's Fools

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Feb 28, 2015
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,999 views

    In Paul's letter to the Corinthian believers, he reminds them that the philosophy that they brought with them into the church was no longer the philosophy that they were to live by. There was wisdom in the cross.

    God’s Fools 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 (NLT) Intro: There is a story about a little girl who proudly wore a shiny cross on a chain around her neck. One day she was approached by a man who said to her, “Little girl, don’t you know that the cross Jesus died on wasn’t ...read more

  • Another Testimony

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Dec 7, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,341 views

    If you are to have a fresh testimony you will become a person of prayer and humility.

    Another Testimony Text: I Corinthians 1:18-25 We don’t need to hear about another miracle, nor do we need to hear someone else’s testimony. We need our own testimony; we need our own miracle! There has to be two things present before we become His candidate: 1. Hunger. 2. ...read more

  • Easter- The Power Of The Cross

    Contributed by George Rennau on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,619 views

    All those who reject the message of the cross are lost and dying and headed for judgement, but there is still time, JESUS will save all those who come to Him through the Power of the Cross

    Easter - THE POWER OF THE CROSS INTRODUCTION: Have you heard of the book called “The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook?” It’s a survival manual, based on interviews with experts (You can view this book online at Amazon.com) Here are some of the subjects covered in the book: ...read more

  • The Radiant King Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 27, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,760 views

    1st in 17 week series on 1 Corinthians. Jesus is the source of the light that shines in the darkness. We need to have Jesus in us so that He radiates through us to pierce the darkness…

    The Radiant King Jesus is the source of the light that shines in the darkness. We need to have Jesus in us so that He radiates through us to pierce the darkness… The Radiant King Corinth was a rich city of commerce and culture. It was a town of great diversity with many peoples and ...read more

  • Message Of The Cross

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Mar 13, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,057 views

    The message of the cross is salvation through the power of God.

    Text: “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18). Story: “The Evidence of His Claim” There is a story told of a cottage in a little country village, in which lived a family of four: ...read more

  • Are You Ashamed Of The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Izak Shipman on Aug 5, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,318 views

    The question that faces every Christian, We put it in another way that will touch every heart. Answering the question:What is the Gospel of Christ.

    Are you ashamed of the Gospel A First year student came into church one day and recognised the preacher, who was his professor. He said “Oh No. The Lady next to him asked him,"what’s wrong?" Do you know whom that is,that is my professor, when he talks you fall asleep.The Lady asked him: ...read more

  • Obligated, Eager And Not Ashamed Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Aug 21, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,098 views

    Being consumed with a passion to share the gospel will overcome any temptation to be ashamed of it.

    By Greg Johnson August 20, 2006 http://www.LovingGodFellowship.org The Apostle Paul had a passion to share the gospel with all people; rich and poor, educated and non-educated, Jew and Gentile. In Philemon we see that Paul shared the gospel with a run-a-way slave. In Acts we see Paul ...read more

  • True Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by George Gabriel on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,503 views

    Does our definitions of wisdom match what God wants from us? This outline illustrates how our definitions of wisdom are much more shortsighted than what God has to offer us

    Get into 3 groups Group 1 define the word “wisdom” like it would be in the dictionary Group 2 define worldly wisdom Group 3 define Godly wisdom 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Group 1 What is wisdom? (write down definitions in column 1) Why do you think James lumped in ...read more

  • Foolishness Or Stumblingblock?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 424 ratings
     | 16,612 views

    Many people today want a God who doesn’t require any changes in us, & who places His stamp of approval on whatever way we want to live.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Turn with me to 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. I want us to read some of the most meaningful words in the N.T. Paul writes, "For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by James Galbraith on May 7, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 36,916 views

    A look at the relevance and power of the gospel message, even in a society that trys to dismiss it.

    I Corinthians 1:18-31 - The Foolishness of God By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni April 22, 2007 Text 1Co 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will ...read more

  • The Cross: The Plan Of God

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,267 views

    Seeing God’s plan in the cross

    Intro: Who do you know that comes up with crazy plans? I can think back to my neighbor growing up. Gary Kaytor. Gary lived across the street and was 2 years older than me. Gary was the type who everything always worked out for. Gary knew how to turn every situation to his advantage. I ...read more