1 Corinthians 8
1 Corinthians 8:13
Why, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world stands, lest I make my brother to offend.
THE MAJOR THING PAUL IS DRAWING our attention to here is how to live selfless lives. Continue reading Be Considerate of Others
1 Corinthians 7
1Co 7:31 And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
THIS IS A WONDERFUL COUNSEL FROM the Great Apostle Paul.
His major aim is to keep us all focused on the most important thing: which is the ministry of the gospel. Continue reading The Fashion of This World Is Passing Away
1 Corinthians 6
1Co 6:19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
THIS IS QUITE THRILLING! Now the Blessed Holy Spirit has taken up His abode in us. Continue reading Your Body Is The Temple of The Holy Ghost
1 Corinthians 5
1Co 5:7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:
THIS IS AN INSTRUCTION TO HELP US WIN. Paul here instructs us to purge out the old leaven.
The instruction is akin to what God told the Jews. He told them to remove every leaven from their homes before the celebration of the Passover.
They were to search their homes and remove every trace of leaven.
Now leaven is a type of wrong attitudes, sin, and vice.
We are to remove them from our lives.
It therefore means that the Believer is not powerless before these things!
It means that the Believer is truly above these vices, sins, and wrong attitudes.
Continue reading LET GO OF OLD ATTITUDES
1 Corinthians 4
1Co 4:20 For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.
WE MUST VALUE THE POWER OF GOD. The power of God is the manifestation of His Person and His glory. Continue reading THE KINGDOM IS IN POWER
1 Corinthians 3
1Co 3:6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.
PLANTING IS IMPORTANT, WATERING is important.
People plant, and people water. But it is God that gives the increase. Continue reading GOD GIVES THE INCREASE
1 Corinthians 2
(1Co 2:10) But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE SPIRIT of revelation! He reveals to us all that we need to know concerning our inheritance in Christ.
He reveals to us our position in Christ. Continue reading THE DEEP THINGS OF GOD
1 Corinthians 1
(1Co 1:11) For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
CONTENTIONS IN A CHURCH OR MINISTRY IS VERY DESTRUCTIVE. It makes people feel a spirit of hostility in the atmosphere. Continue reading Stop The Contentions And Walk In Love Towards Others
Rom 16:7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellow prisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.
IN THIS WONDERFUL CHAPTER, PAUL IS MAKING SPECIAL MENTION OF several people who are working specially with him in the advancement of the gospel.
I call this chapter “the who is who” of the gospel in Rome. Continue reading SALUTATIONS
Rom 15:30 Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ’s sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;
STRIVING IN PRAYER IS a major way of making progress.
Many don’t understand that prayer is work. When you labor in prayer, you clear your paths and have a better journey in life. Continue reading STRIVING IN PRAYER