We are continuing our study of 1 Corinthians by jumping to chapter 15 where the apostle, Paul, describes and defends the Gospel he preached and confronts the error of some of the Corinthian believers. The key verse is 12, where Paul says: Now if Christ is preached, that He has been raised from the dead, how … More The Gospel and the resurrection of Christ
Paul once again brings up God’s servants because the Corinthians did not view them properly. In Chapter 3, he said that Paul and Apollos were simply God’s servants, they were instruments in the hand of God, one planted, and the other watered, but God gave the growth. They were “plow-boys” and “water-boys, ” therefore, … More Performance review for Christian ministers and exposing pride and self sufficiency.
In the previous lesson in 1 Corinthians we began to examine Paul’s analogy of the church being a building, and that the apostle laid the True Foundation, Jesus Christ. He then warns them to be careful of how they build. In this section we are going to see the rewards and responsibilities of Christians, particularly … More Building the church God’s way, the temple of God, and all things are yours.