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  • Appeal For Christian Unity Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Mar 20, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,921 views

    Paul appeals to the Corinthian church to unify. He pleads for unity of word and unity of action.

    Introduction A. Two taxidermists stopped in front of a window where an owl was on display. They immediately began to criticize the way it was mounted. Its eyes were not natural; its wings were not in proportion with its head; its feathers were not neatly arranged; and its feet could be improved. ...read more

  • United In Faith, United In Christ

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Aug 11, 2015
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     | 5,296 views

    We have to set aside our sinful nature if we want to be united in Christ. We have to go back to the beginning of our Christian mission and purpose before we can move forward.

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. Sound familiar? In 1 Corinthians 1:10-17, Paul addresses a problem that still exists today. That problem is the lack of unity in the Christian church. The Corinthian Christians were divided into factions based on who had baptized them instead ...read more

  • Understanding God’s Purpose

    Contributed by William Baeta on Mar 2, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 27,447 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
     | 5,942 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 Value Or Worth Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Mar 6, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,691 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

  • Divisions In The Church Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 19, 2019
     | 3,453 views

    Paul strongly, yet tenderly, appeals for unity in the church at Corinth. They were not only “saints” they were also brothers (members of the same family).

    DIVISIONS IN THE CHURCH I CORINTHIANS 1:10-17 INTRODUCTION: Paul strongly, yet tenderly, appeals for unity in the church at Corinth. They were not only “saints” they were also brothers (members of the same family). One of the finest tributes paid to the church in Jerusalem was that they were ...read more

  • The Cross Versus The New Age Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 19, 2019
     | 3,189 views

    “Old gods never die, they just come back in new clothing.” The “old gods” Paul dealt with in his day are back!

    THE CROSS VERSUS THE NEW AGE I CORINTHIANS 1:18-31 INTRODUCTION: “Old gods never die, they just come back in new clothing.” The “old gods” Paul dealt with in his day are back! I simply call them the “new age” gods. What am I driving at? Look at this text and note the following. I. The ...read more

  • Lent 2019 - Jesus Under Attack Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Apr 6, 2019
     | 5,044 views

    Jesus, in His time on earth, was under attack in many ways by the Jewish leaders. He was argued with, defamed and crucified. Many in our society are attacking Jesus as well even from within some churches. Do we know enough about Jesus and His Word to recognize false teaching?

    Lent 2019 – Attacking The Rock Please stand as we read our newest memory Scripture together … 2 Timothy 4:3-4 “The time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ...read more

  • Part 2- The Importance Of The Crucified Life Series

    Contributed by Imre Gulyas on Apr 11, 2019
     | 3,461 views

    The church is filled with people and the health of the church will be determined by the spiritual health of each person working together to shine our Christ-likeness into our hurting families and communities.

    THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CRUCIFIED LIFE Romans 6:6 We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin. ...read more

  • Divisions And Wisdom Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 16, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,889 views

    One of the principal objectives of this letter was to correct the problems which had arisen in the Corinthian church; the first one the apostle mentions is the divisions which existed there. He urges the members of that church to come together and . . . .

    JULY 16, 2012 Commentary on First Corinthians By: Tom Lowe Lesson 2.1: Divisions and Wisdom Scripture 1 Corinthians 1.10-1.17 1 Cor 1.10-17 (KJV) 10 Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions ...read more

  • The World Views A Failure Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Mar 2, 2016
     | 4,790 views

    The Cross, God's Plan, Wisdom, Faith

    4 Views from the Cross – The World Views a Failure 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 (p. 793) March 6, 2016 Introduction: Suppose I showed up one day from a foreign country and said I’ve got an amazing story I want to share with you... A Peruvian peasant by the name of Carlos was put ...read more

  • The Way Of The Cross

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Mar 29, 2016
     | 14,374 views

    The message of the cross of Jesus is still a strange message to those who have never experienced its life changing power. To them it is "foolishness". To the lost the idea of trusting a suffering, bleeding man for salvation is foolishness.

    THE WAY OF THE CROSS Study Text: 1 Corinthians 1:17-18 Introduction: - When he wrote to the church in Corinth, Paul reminded them that he had been called for one purpose and that purpose was to preach the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. That message was to be his focus and that message was to ...read more

  • The Gospel Of Christ Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Mar 30, 2016
     | 4,972 views

    What do you think the cross is about? Why do we think Jesus died? We must answer that question. It is the cross that tells us that we are not playing a game of religion. It is the cross that tells us that the stakes are real.

    7/21/13 The Gospel of Christ 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 D. Marion Clark Introduction We have spent two Sundays exploring the gospel of man in its two forms. There is the gospel of law-keeping, which tells us that if we do our part in meeting the requirements of God, he will do his part in ...read more

  • Called To Unity In Christ Series

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Jan 28, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,526 views

    Jesus wants us to abandon our compromised, self-centered involvement in the church and turn to the God-centered communal life He can use for His resolve. The purpose of the church is to reflect God’s character to the world.

    An African proverb says, "When elephants fight, grass gets trampled." Elephants do not throw their weight around for nothing. The average African elephant weighs 16,534 lbs. The largest elephant on record weighed about 24,000 pounds and was 13 feet tall! Wild elephants eat all types of vegetation, ...read more

  • United And Undevided

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jan 23, 2017
     | 3,755 views

    Regardless of denominational affiliation or whether we are Catholic, Orthodox, or Protestant, we can stand united at the Cross of Jesus Christ to preach the Good News of the Gospel.

    THERE SEEMS TO BE AN OBSESSION WITH CATEGORIZING AND LABELING THE VARIOUS THINGS IN OUR CULTURE. FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE NFL, IT IS NOT ONLY BROKEN DOWN INTO THE AMERICAN AND NATIONAL CONFERENCES, BUT SPLIT INTO THE NORTH, EAST, SOUTH AND WEST TEAMS THAT COMPRISE OF 32 FRANCHISE TEAMS. IT IS NO ...read more