Sermons on 1 Corinthians

Biblically Building the Body

Considering the Church in Cornith in the 21st Century (pt. 22) / The intent of all the gifts, especially the “sign gifts” (“tongues” and “prophesying”) was to “build up” the local body of Christ in communication of divine revelation. With the completion of the canon of Scripture the supernatural sign gifts are not necessary today. Moreover, they are impossible, given the apostles are no longer present today!

Don‘t You Know?

Considering the Church in Corinth in the 21st Century (pt. 9) / Because of our blessed responsibilities during the future kingdom, believers today ought to make decisions and value judgments within the ministry of the local church

The Company We Keep

Considering the Church in Corinth in the 21st Century (pt. 8) / Rather than removing wicked immorality from their midst, the church at Corinth did not simply tolerate it, but they were found boasting about its presence within their fellowship. This wickedness had a serious leavening influence in the church body, that required disciplinary action on their part.