Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 It is particularly the “Act like men” commandment that many male church attendees seem to struggle with. The church will be strong again when the men start acting like men again.
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me. 1 Corinthians 15:10 You cannot change who you are or whatContinue reading “No Grace In Vain”
“Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.”1 Corinthians 14:20 ESV There is a difference between being pure and being naive. Strive for the former while abhorring the latter.
“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.Continue reading “Love Is Supreme”
For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. 1 Corinthians 12:12-13Continue reading “Collectivism, Not Individualism”
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 This world is fallen. You better expectContinue reading “Temptations Are Common”
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box asContinue reading “Imperishable Wreath”
If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. 1 Corinthians 8:2
Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. 1 Corinthians 6:18 This is an interesting and terrifying observation from the apostle. Think of the scale of self-degradation that occurs daily from hook-up culture alone. Then when you take intoContinue reading “Flee Sexual Immorality”