The Cointhians were selfishly focusing on their own expressions of certain gifts for their own benefit and ignoring God’s call to edify the "other guy"
PLAYING ON GOD’S TEAM
4 There’s No “I” In Team.
(Opening SLIDE) When was the first time you saw the gift of tongues or prophecy in operation? Some of you without much church background don’t have a clue what I’m talking about! You’ll know more in 30 minutes.
- Others of you
1 Corinthians 14:1-40
Edification, Tongues, Gift Of Prophesy
At Pentecost, God engaged in a pyrotechnic display that shook the audience, and set up a wild sermon by Peter that offered a wild and unheard of invitation. What made this sermon so powerful, and why does it's message still shake the world?
Open http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JceziOFRwQ (First 59 seconds… fade out sound)
What you’ve just seen is a pyrotechnic display at a Paul McCartney concert. It’s become almost common place for big name performers to have displays like this in their shows.
Can you imagine
Crucify, Joel, Holy Spirit, Flame, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Prophecy, Display, Repent, Peter, Fire, Passover, Guilt, Theology, Baptize, Language, Wretched, Wrong Way, Upside Down, Andrew Jackson, Tongues, Fault, Violent Wind
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