1 Corinthians 6 Tempted to Accommodate

The lesson from these verses is to consider how we speak and reassess our whole concept of justice. Paul says, “Be careful how you express yourself.” If it is all about you, you will simply look like anyone else in the world – you have defeated yourself already. Secondly, Paul tells us that when we […]

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This “Third Mark” of what it is to be a true Church, according to the Reformers, is church disciple, and it is something that we rebel against. Many people, from the community, would find the whole idea of Christian discipline obnoxious. Western society supports individual rights and individual freedom! We live in a world, where […]

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The Corinthian Christian were into comparing and it lead them to feelings of superiority, which in turn lead to divisions and discord in the church. They compared their leaders and felt superior because of which leader they followed. They got excited about who had baptised them and felt superior for that reason. Later on, Paul […]

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The Christians in Corinth had their opinions and they started to rate their leaders according to their personalities and their so called, gifted-ness. Instead of seeing them as fellow workers they stood back and made their judgements. One admired Apollos another Paul and another Peter. They would argue about who they thought was more impressive […]

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The phrase, “Beauty in the eye of the beholder” is something that we see particularly when it comes to our perspective of the church and God’s perspective of the church. From our perspective, we see a lot of faults and problems. We look at ourselves or the church and we see failure, we see division, […]

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