Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Wisdom of Man


1Cor 1:20 (AMP) Where is the wise man (the philosopher)? Where is the scribe (the scholar)? Where is the investigator (the logician, the debator) of this present time and age? Has not God shown up the nonsense and the folly of this world’s wisdom? Continue reading

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Fellowship with Jesus


Focus point: 1Corintians 1:9 God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. God is faithful. He can be trusted and is reliable.  He is someone worth knowing, and wants to … Continue reading

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We Are Saints! pt 2


Paul starts by thanking God for the Corinthians and by acknowledging them. The same group of people he soon calls a bunch of spiritual babies when they should by this time be mature Paul thanks God for. They manifest the gifts of the Spirit, such as utterances (tongues) and prophetic gifts (knowledge), and stand firm in their testimony for Christ. They eagerly awaited the revelation – uncovering from heaven, the Second Coming – of Christ. Continue reading

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We Are Saints!


We are not merely called to be saints, though that is true, but by the Blood of Jesus and the grace of God we are saints. The word means morally holy and consecrated or make acceptable to God and for service to Him. Continue reading

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Who were the Corinthians?


The next several planned studies come from 1Corinthians.  Before we study, it can be helpful to see what kind of church this was. Corinth was a center of trade on the Mediterranean, so was a melting pot of all nationalities … Continue reading

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