Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

1 Corinthians

Who Are Your Closest Friends?

1 CORINTHIANS 15:33 – Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.” PSALM 119:63 – I am a companion of all who fear you, of those who keep your precepts. THEME OF THE DAY. WHO ARE YOUR CLOSEST FRIENDS? Before we get far into today’s nugget, let us do some work of observation and comparisons in today’s scriptures. First, what is…

Not What You Do, But How You Love

1 CORINTHIANS 13:1-8a – If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give…

The Demanding Christian Life

1 CORINTHIANS 9:24-27 – Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. Therefore I run in such a…

When We Don’t Feel Like It

1 CORINTHIANS 15:58 – Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. THEME OF THE DAY. WHEN WE DON’T FEEL LIKE IT. Have we ever woken up early on a Sunday morning, knowing it is church day, and simply just didn’t feel like getting…

All We Need Is Found In All Christ Is

1 CORINTHIANS 1:30-31 – And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption, so that, as it is written, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.” THEME OF THE DAY. ALL WE NEED IS FOUND IN ALL CHRIST IS. How desperate are we for the Lord Jesus? Do…

Our Greatest Need

1 CORINTHIANS 13:1-3 – If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give…