Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

September 26 – Heaven FAQ’s – Is Heaven really unimaginable?

Read 1 Corinthians 2:1-10 Sing, imagine, and focus on heaven! In 1993, I attended the first large Promise Keepers conference in the stunningly beautiful setting of Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado. There were 50,000 men in attendance. Sitting in the … Continue reading

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September 20 – Heaven FAQ’s – What will happen to my body?

Read 1 Corinthians 15:35-58 We’ve all done it at one time or another…maybe even every day. We’ve all stood in front of a mirror and noticed everything that seems wrong, off, or imperfect about our bodies. Perhaps it’s the size … Continue reading

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September 17 – Heaven FAQ’s – Of what importance are the things I do on earth?

Read 1 Corinthians 3:1-23 Fires capture our attention!  Ever since I was a little kid, I have been mesmerized by the way the flames dance and do their work.  Growing up as a farm kid, we were always burning something … Continue reading

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August 28 – The God Who Comes Through – The Lamb That Led to Salvation

Read Exodus 12:1-28, John 1:29 and 1 Corinthians 5:7 In our world, appearances are everything. Professionals say that within seconds of meeting someone, we have already made an initial judgment about them. Our impressions of people, either accurate or not, … Continue reading

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July 25 – United: Church – 1 Corinthians 1

Read 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 Should the church be united or divided?  Do our choices outside of Sunday morning church hold up to scrutiny? Clearly, Christians are to be united.  Imagine Paul challenging our church with these words; (Eph 4:4-6) “There … Continue reading

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July 19 – United: Church – 1 Corinthians 12

Read 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 Who doesn’t like a parade complete with a marching band?  The beat of the drums, cymbal crashes and the “oom pa-pas” of the tubas can get your heart a-pumping and your feet a-tapping! Every instrument has … Continue reading

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June 28 – United – 1 Corinthians 1

Read 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 It’s borderline disgusting. Last week I was scrolling through Facebook and found myself sucked into the vortex of the divisive state of our country. Whether it was COVID, NASCAR, politics or religion, it was post after … Continue reading

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April 26 – Because He Lives – How We Live Because He Lives

Read I Corinthians 15 And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith. (v14) But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. (v57) This place we live … Continue reading

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January 9 – The uncomfortable truth about trouble: God is complicit!

Read: Genesis 37:26-28 & Genesis 45:4-5; Job 2:1-8; II Corinthians 12:7-10; I Cor. 2:7-8 This is our second day of venturing out into uncomfortable waters concerning the connection between God and trouble. Yesterday we contemplated God’s sovereign control over everything. Today’s truth is perhaps even more uncomfortable! … Continue reading

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October 9 – Our Values – Life is better together

Read 1 Corinthians 12:26 It was a Wednesday evening in January as I entered a youth room as a new youth leader at the church I visited regularly in my teens and young adult years. There I met her, the … Continue reading

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