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I have been preaching through 1 Corinthians on Sunday evenings, and plan to preach most of my upcoming sermons by continuing our study of this powerful letter from the Apostle Paul. Thus far we have seen in this letter that Paul is in the middle of an ongoing argument. From chapter 1 verse 10 all the way into chapter 4, Paul is making a sharp and direct case against the quarreling and division going on…
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While reading an old sermon that Thomas Brooks preached to the House of Commons in 1648, I was struck by this passage below describing how God uses afflictions/troubles/trials in order to save us from greater afflictions/troubles/trials. I hope it blesses you as it did me: “Let upright hearts consider this, that God knows how to...
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Please turn with me in your bibles to Leviticus chapter 16. Leviticus chapter 16. That’s the third book of the bible, and really the center of the entire TORAH, or the books of Moses, the Law of Israel. Tonight, I will attempt to make explicit several connections from the Old Testament to the New, from...
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Good evening. Please turn with me in your bibles to 1 Corinthians chapter 3. 1st Corinthians chapter 3. We’re continuing our study of what we know as Paul’s first letter to the church of God in Corinth. The occasion for Paul’s letter was that the church God in this sophisticated Greek city was in trouble....
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**Partly out of historical curiosity, partly because this was so difficult for me to find, I post here Robert Haldane’s “The Purposed Desecration of the Sabbath, and Railway Desecration.”[1] While you may not agree with all of his conclusions, you can’t but be impressed with the man’s desire for consistent and faithful application of biblical truth....
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Please turn with me in your bibles to the New Testament. The text to which I’d like to turn our attention this evening is found in First Corinthians chapter 3. First Corinthians chapter 3. As we have noticed through our study of this letter, Paul is here in the middle of an ongoing train of...
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Good Evening. If you have your bibles, please open then with me to the New Testament. The text to which I would like to turn your attention this evening is 1 Corinthians chapter 2. 1 Corinthians chapter 2. I had intended to finish this chapter last week, but after last week’s sermon I didn’t feel...
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Good evening, please open your bibles to 1st Corinthians. The text to which we will turn our attention is found at the end of chapter 2 in 1st Corinthians. We will tonight continue our journey through Paul’s words to the church of God in Corinth, and the church of God today. Paul has been teaching...
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Good morning, please open your bibles to 1st Corinthians. The text to which we will turn our attention this morning is found in chapter two of Paul’s first letter to the church of God in Corinth. We will continue our journey through Paul’s deeply profound and theological letter. As we mentioned last week, Paul is...