Sermons on 1 Corinthians

Sermons on 1 Corinthians

Final Thoughts and Instructions

I Corinthians 16:5-24 v. 5-9 1. Make plans but always yield to God’s plans Proverbs 27:1 James 4:15 v. 10-11 2. Welcome all of God’s servants II Timothy 1:6-7 I Timothy 4:12-13 3. Give grace to others v. 12 I Corinthians 13:7 4. Be ready for the battle v. 13-14 Matthew 26:41 v. 15-18 5. Recognize your leaders 6. Commit to Christian fellowship v. 19 v. 20 v. 21 v. 22 Revelation 22:20 v. 23 7. Receive His grace today…

Correcting Chaos in Corinth

1 Corinthians 14:26-40 1. Roles of men and women 2. Unity is a must 3. Spiritual Gifts are for others 4. Christians need each other 5. Love is the foundation 6. The mind must be engaged for worship v. 26 v. 33a v. 40 1. Chaos Surrounding Tongues v. 27 1) 2 or 3 at most 2) Each in turn 3) Let someone interpret I Cor 11:9-13 v. 28 2. Disorder Surrounding Prophetic Revelations v. 29 1) 2 or 3…

Chaos in Corinth

I Corinthians 14:1-19 v. 1 ch. 12:29-30 v. 2-3-4 Speaking in tongues – a language unknown to the speaker Prophesy – to give out the word of God I Thess 5:20-21 The Criteria for Spiritual Gifts in Public Worship 1. Does it build others up? Does it strengthen others? I Cor. 12:21 v. 5 v. 6 v. 7 v. 8 v. 9 v. 10-11 v. 12-13 v. 14-15 2. Does it engage my mind? v. 19 Eph. 4:22-23 Romans 12:2…

The Way of Love

I Cor 12:28-13:13 God is love For God so loved the world… But God shows His love for us…. I John 4:19 John 13:34-35 Matt 5:43-46 Matt 26:39 John 15:13 1. This Love is Essential v. 1 v. 2 v. 3 I Cor. 4:5 2. This Love is Evident V. 4 v. 5 v. 6 v. 7 I Peter 2:@3 3. This Love is Eternal v. 8 v. 9 v. 10 v. 11 v. 12 Rev. 22:4 v. 13 Love…

Unity Amidst Diversity

1 Corinthians 12: 12-27 1. Major on the majors v. 12 v. 13 One Spirit One Salvation Romans 8:9 Jude 3 One Savior John 14:6 Our Scriptures Our Destination I Corinthians 15:51-52 2. We Need Each Other v. 14-16 v. 17 v. 18 v. 11 Acts 8:13-22 v. 19-20 v. 21-22 v. 23-25 3. Love One Another v. 26 Romans 12:15 I John 4:12

The Miraculous Sign Gifts

I Corinthians 12:4-11 Spiritual Gifts – Any ability that is empowered by the Holy Spirit and used in any ministry of the church (Grudem) Romans 12 – Prophecy, service, teaching, exhortation, contribution (giving), leading, mercy Ephesians 4 – Apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherd-teachers I Corinthians 12:28 – Apostles, prophets, teachers, miracles, healing, helping, administrating, tongues I Corinthians 12:8-10 – Wisdom, knowledge, faith, healing, miracles, prophecy, distinguish between spirits, tongues, interpretation of tongues Cessation………Uncertain………Continues Acts 14:3 John 2:11 I Corinthians 13:8 “Do…

Spiritual Gifts – Part II

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 1. The ultimate purpose of spiritual gifts is to exalt Jesus Christ as Lord v. 3 2. There are varieties of spiritual gifts Romans 12:6 Romans 12:7 Romans 12:8 Ephesians 4:11 3. It is God who empower the use of spiritual gifts v. 6 4. Every person is given a spiritual gift v. 7 What brings you joy? a peace and purpose? Is there an open door? Do others affirm or encourage you in this gift? 5.…

Divisions in the Church

1 Corinthians 11: 17-34 v. 17 v. 18 1. Problem Galatians 3:28 John 13:34-35 Acts 4:32-35 2. Profit v. 19 I Peter 1:6-7 3. Place v. 20-21 v. 22 4. Plan v. 23-26 v. 23 v. 24 v. 25 v. 26 5. Peril v. 27 v. 28-29 I John 4:11 Matthew 5:23-24 v. 30 v. 31-32 Hebrews 11:6-8 6. Practical v. 33 v. 34 7. Plea

Head Coverings and Heart Worship

1 Corinthians 11:2-16 1. Commendation v. 2 2. Correction v. 3 Ephesians 5:25 Phil 2:8 Galatians 3:28 3. Custom v. 4 v. 5 v. 6 4. Convictions v. 7 v. 8-9 v. 10 v. 11-12 5. Considerations v. 13 Is it proper?   What does nature teach?   v. 14-15 v. 16 I Corinthians 10:31

Do all to the Glory of God

I Corinthians 10:23-11:1 1. Is it helpful?   v. 23 Hebrews 12:1 2. Does it build others up?   v. 23 v. 24 Philipians 2:3-8 v. 25 v. 26 v. 27 v. 28 v. 29 v. 30 3. Does it glorify God?   v. 31 Psalm 29:2 Acts 12:23 v. 32 v. 33 4. Will it help people get saved?   chapter 11:1

Flee from Idolatry

I Corinthians 10:13-22 Should I? or Should I not? Will it hurt other Christians?   I Cor 8:13   Will it hinder evangelism?   I Cor 9:22 Will it hold me back in my race?   I Cor 9:24   Idolatry is having any false god — any object, idea, philosophy, habit, occupation, sport, or whatever that has one’s primary concern and loyalty or that to any degree decreases one’s trust in and loyalty to the Lord — MacArthur   You shall have no other gods before Me –…

The Danger of Being Overconfident

I Corinthians 10:6-12 v. 6 1. Prohibitions 1) Idolatry v. 7 Idol – Anything or anyone you desire or give loyalty to above God 2) Sexual Immorality v. 8 John 8:11 3) Putting Christ to the test v. 9 4) Grumble v. 10 Grumbling is ultimately a complaint against God! v. 11 2. Persuasion v. 12 Revelation 3:17 v. 12 John 3:14-15