The love Christians demonstrate to each other is immensely powerful. It is simply a wonderful testimony to your faith in God. It is very attractive in a person. If members of a church exhibit love to each other, it makes the church massively attractive. On the other hand, if we act like little children, we […]

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1 Corinthians 13 Love Is

Now imagine that we had a drummer here today just hitting the cymbals continuously. Ding, ding, ding, ding. I wonder how long you would put up with it. It would drive you crazy. The problem with a cymbal or a gong is that they are simply a one note instrument. A Christian that ministers to […]

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1 Corinthians 12:9 Faith

Thus, when it comes to ministries in the church, there has to be a deep appreciation of what others do, as well as a modesty/humility in regard to what we do! None of us should think to ourselves that our ministry is the only one that counts. All of us have been granted ministries by God […]

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1 Corinthians 12:4-11 Spiritual Gifts Or…

My thoughts have progressed over the years from… “Spiritual Gifts” given only after our conversion or coming to an age where we understood the Christian faith. “Spiritual Gift” becomes “Anything” (ability) used in a way to build up God’s Kingdom and bless his church. The Holy Spirit calls and places us into “various ministries” that […]

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1 Corinthians 11:17-34 The Lord’s Supper

The Lord’s Supper, which was meant to be an earthly picture of a heavenly reality, had become disfigured and was now a really ugly picture of Christ’s Church. Paul, in that sense says, “It does more harm than good…” (v. 17). He suggests to the rich that if they are hungry they eat at home, […]

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