Final Concerns

January 21, 2018
Paul brings this winding and winsome letter in for a landing. The most productive apostle exhorts, connects, encourages, and loves so effectively in conclusion. He has five exhortations, particular brothers…

Money & Ministry

January 14, 2018
Following the wondrous truth of the resurrection Paul dives into the practical necessities of ministry. John Frame says theology is the application of God’s revelation to all of life. Good…

Hope That Does Not Disappoint

December 31, 2017
Christians are future-oriented. We serve a God who has no problems and only plans conceived before the foundation of the world. We are informed by the past, equipped to live…

The Son of God in a Stable

December 24, 2017
Like everything that Jesus did, His entrance into this world is full of surprises. The nativity reveals the humility of the Lord—our Maker and Master—who became as a baby in…

Resurrection Bodies

December 17, 2017
The resurrection is not just an important doctrine of the faith, but one that we live in light of every day. God weaves the pattern of death and resurrection into…

The Death of Death

December 10, 2017
Paul has shown that the resurrection of Jesus is historically proven. Multiple eyewitness accounts confirmed it. Still, some Corinthians denied the general resurrection of the dead. What does that say…

Preparing for Jesus

December 3, 2017
Advent begins today, the fourth Sunday before Christmas, when we get ready to celebrate Christ’s incarnation and His future coming in glory to judge the living and the dead. By…

The Risen Christ

November 26, 2017
Like Christians in our day, the Corinthians were confused about the resurrection (v12). They weren’t denying Jesus’ resurrection but their own, so Paul goes back to the gospel—the life, death,…

Worship in Spirit & Truth

November 12, 2017
Does it really matter how we worship God? Isn’t order and formality in the service constraining and legalistic since what matters is our hearts? Paul concludes a long discussion about…
God gives every gift to the Church, and every gift is meant to be used to edify the body. Paul teaches about prophecy and languages because these gifts were misunderstood…

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