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Thursday Night Passover Communion

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100401PM I Corinthians 5:7 COM-10 As we open to I Corinthians 5:7 and listen as Paul speaks to a primarily gentile, New Testament church, we hear him teaching believers of all the ages of Christ’s Church that: CHRIST IS OUR PASSOVER The Passover is not merely an Old Testament Jewish event, for Paul instructed the […]

At Communion We Worship Christ by Confessing the Wonders of Our Salvation

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Since the birth of Christ’s Church, from the dark passages of the catacombs to the private chambers of homes along the streets of Roman cities across the Empire, to this gathering this morning, every believer of all the ages have shared something.

There is a tie that binds every believer to Christ and to each other. Tonight, we share that amazing connection. We have a common confession with every individual believing servant of God alive today either on earth or in Heaven.

Paul’s Hymn of Love

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ZNA-229 930606AM PAUL’S HYMN OF LOVE I CORINTHIANS 13:6-7 The apostle paul wrote to a city church that mirrored the very culture we live in. Lets take a trip to Corinth Century one and stop in RI of 1993… If we were to scan this epistle in a couple of minutes and grab the big […]

Christ is Risen

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040829PM ORS-14   WTB-27    He Rose Again The great defining passage on the Gospel is 1 Corinthians 15:3-4. Here, the Gospel is defined as the good news that – • “Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; • And that He was buried, • and that He rose again the third day according […]

He Was Buried-1

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040704PM WOTB-24 He Was Buried WTB-24 He Was Buried The great defining passage on the Gospel is 1 Corinthians 15:3-4. Here, the Gospel is defined as the good news that — “Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to […]

The Exact Confirmation – Signs 1-3

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040516PM WOTB-21 Exact Confirmation-2 WTB-21 He Died: The Exact Confirmation The Gospel is powerfully presented in 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third […]

The Holy Spirit in I Corinthians

LNB-13 910922PM Corinth was a seaport city Paul entered in Acts 18 on his 2nd journey. He ministered 2 years.   Corinth was a city in ancient Greece known as Vanity Fair. It was a city of: Materialism Antagonism Competition Selfishness Hatred Sexual immorality   In such a place a church was born. The tragedy was that instead of the […]

What Do We Lose When We FAKE IT By JUST Playing Church

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EBG-05  OSL-25 061001AM For a moment think of Jesus with me–Jesus founded His Church, purchased His Church, and now ever lives for His Church. Jesus is all about the Church. And what is Christ’s complete focus at present? He is building His Church. So Christ’s priority, Christ’s focus, Christ’s activities are all centered upon the Church. That is where the action is. […]

David Forgot – God is There

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060514PM DSS-20 1st Corinthians 10:12-14 This evening we are at the fifth consequence of David’s unguarded moments that led to his darkest hour. The temptation and fall of David are presented by God for each of us to ponder. Remember those consequences? 1. David Desensitized his conscience by incomplete obedience (II Sam 5:13). 2. David […]

Crash Site – Suffer Loss Like Saul

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060226AM DSS-09 1st Corinthians 3 Life is so distracting, isn’t it? Sights explode before our eyes all day long; sounds and smells flow around us—in fact so much swirls around us and before us, we can get totally distracted. It can become so easy to just float through life going with the flow of the […]

The Communion of the Unleavened

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101124PM I Corinthians 11:23-32; 5:1-13 COM-11 Today we celebrate communion as those thankful we are forgiven. When Jesus instituted the Communion we now celebrate, it was as He held the pictures of His soon to be sacrificed body and blood, and gave thanks. Forever we shall do the same in Heaven, around His Throne giving […]

What Did Paul Mean When He Said That We Should Become All Things to All People

Rom. 14:22 Have it to yourself before God. This is better translated, “have as your own conviction before God.” Paul urges the strong believer to understand his liberty, enjoy it, and keep it between God and himself. what he approves. The strong believer maintains a healthy conscience because he does not give a weak believer a cause to stumble.

Extinguished or Burning – How to Resist the Evil One’s Attacks

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Paul gives the insight that explains our struggles throughout our earthly lives as we look at Ephesians 6:16. Think about what we have read so many times:

above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one

Now, apply the simple methods of Bible study. How many truths can you find in this one verse?

What He Did – Christ Died For Our Sins

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Tonight we are in the midst of our journey of remembrance through the greatest week in the history of the Universe, Christ’s Passion Week:

He Came, He Died, He Rose

Paul explains the events of this week as the Gospel. Using nine words recorded in 1 Cor. 15:1-4, God explains to us what Jesus did.

Body Building 101

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We share life as saved and born-again believers, we are all God’s building, we are all God’s house, we are all members of His family. Each of those word pictures describe who we are and what we are here to do. 

If I were to give you the short form of our shared job description as believers it would be: 

We are all employed as workers in a Divine Construction Company. God is the Master Builder, and the project is building up the Body of Christ. 

Our Responsibilities as Christ’s Body

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Please open with me I Corinthians 12:27. This morning God declares to us that we are Christ’s Body, and being a part of something that big and that important has enormous responsibilities. Note what Paul says:

I Corinthians 12:27 Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually.

You and I are each individual pieces, parts, members of Christ’s Body. And as a member of His Body, we have shared responsibilities; to accomplish His plan we each must do what we were made to do! The Body of Christ is complex, made of many individual parts, each with a special job to do.

Following God is Not an Easy Road

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As we open to I Corinthians 10:11-13, it is our reminder as we study the Life of David: following God is hard, it is not EASY!

For many years songwriter John W. Peterson (1921-2006) lived in Grand Rapids, Michigan. One song he wrote among the thousand that bear his name is titled: “It’s Not an Easy Road”. David, whose life we are studying, would have heartily agreed with these words:

It’s not an easy road we are traveling to heaven,

For many are the thorns on the way

It’s not an easy road, but the Savior is with us

His presence gives us joy every day.