Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

June 17: One God

Read 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 In this devotional series, we are examining the timeless principles outlined in the 10 Commandments. Specifically this week, we are exploring the implications of the first two commandments: No other gods before God No graven images … Continue reading

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April 17: Following and Serving

Read 1 Corinthians 12:1-31 and Ephesians 4:11-16 Church is more than a building. Church is more than a worship service that takes place at a specific time on a Sunday morning. These two passages describe the church as a body. … Continue reading

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February 21: Love Regardless

Read 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Love is a hot topic in our society today. It seems that everyone is infatuated with emotions and desires. There are some things that we do love: spouses, food, places, and activities. We have no problem … Continue reading

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July 19: 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. … Continue reading

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April 25: Hope and Purpose

Read 1 Corinthians 15:1-58 Be honest.  At times you may agree with the conclusions drawn by Solomon in the book of Ecclesiastes.  Life does have its mundane, routine dimensions.  In the rat race of life, there seem to be some … Continue reading

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September 20: Christians, Covenants, and Court

Read 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 Disputes between God’s people?  Does that sound farfetched?  It wasn’t in the first century in Corinth, and it isn’t in the twenty-first century in your city!  Believers sell things to and buy things from one another.  … Continue reading

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August 12: How Using Our Gifts Helps Us Become Fully Alive

Read 1 Corinthians 12:1-31 All these are empowered by one and the same Spirit, who apportions to each one individually as he wills. (v11) At ten-years-old, I had one goal. I was going to be Amy Grant. (Yes, as a … Continue reading

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