Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

Funding the Work of the Church

There may be several legitimate ways of raising funds to support the work of civic groups and social organizations, but the Lord’s church is of a different order than these. She is a spiritual institution, and operates on a different level. She is the bride of Christ and subject to Christ in everything (Eph 1:22; 5:24). Being subject to Christ entails respectfully submitting to the teaching and example of His apostles. The Holy Spirit has revealed, through the apostles, that the work of the church falls into three categories: Continue reading Funding the Work of the Church

Resurrection (1 Corinthians 15)

The resurrection of Jesus stands out as the most important event of all time and history. We can back up that statement by remembering what Jesus told Martha, the sister of Lazarus, before raising him from the dead. Jesus said (John 11:25-26). It is extremely important that we understand why the resurrection of Jesus from the dead is the basis of our hope. In the text of our lesson (1 Cor 15:1-20), Paul explained why Jesus’ resurrection is a matter of importance to us.

Hope In The Resurrection click here — slides click here

Facts Of The Resurrection click here — slides click here

Body Of The Resurrection click here — slides click here

The Properties Of Love

As divine and important as love is, we sometimes feel and act as though our love for others is wearing thin. The church in Corinth faced that problem. They had divine gifts and superb teachers, and yet Paul dealt with several problems that indicated their love for one another was wearing thin. And then, like a beautiful flower that blooms in the desert, Paul described the love of God. Paul showed us that when love is wearing thin the solution is to speak of God’s love more often and more emphatically. Follow along in this series of lessons from 1 Corinthians 13:4-7.

#1 Love Suffers Long – click 

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#2 Love Is Kind – click 

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#3 Love Does Not Envy, Parade Itslef, Is Not Puffed Up – click  

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#4 Love Does Not Behave Rudely – click 

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#5 Love Does Not Seek Its Own – click 

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#6 Love Is Not Provoked, Thinks No Evil – click 

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#7 Love Does Not Rejoice In Iniquity, But In The Truth – click

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#8 Love Bears, Believes, Hopes Endures – click

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