1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 1
Title: The Local Church and the Universal Church

Date: October 14, 2012

Theme: Christians are called to embrace a local church where they live out their faith, and the universal Church, which is the fulness of Christ and the focus of God’s great promises.

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:1-3

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Title: Disciples and the Cross of Christ

Date: August 6, 2006

Theme: Disciples recognize and embrace their constant need for the Cross of Christ within their lives.

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

Reading: Isaiah 53

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Title: Christ the Wisdom of God (Seeing Christ in Proverbs)

Date: October 22, 2006

Theme: Jesus is the Wisdom of God Incarnate, fulfilling and exceeding the metaphors for wisdom in Proverbs.

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:30

Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

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Title: The Trinity

Date: June 15, 2014
Theme: The Trinity, One God in three distinct Persons - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - is the foundation of the Christian faith and life.

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:4-6

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1 Corinthians 3
Title: Building the Church for the Glory of God

Date: May 15, 2001

Theme: We are called to build upon the foundation laid by the apostles so that we can help the Church grow for the glory of God.

Text: 1 Corinthians 3:9-17

Reading: Psalm 84:5-12

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Title: A Life Built to Last

Date: September 30, 2007

Theme: Christians are called to build their lives and ministries in such a manner that they will survive the coming judgment and bring eternal rewards.

Text: 1 Corinthians 3:10-15

Reading: Isaiah 55:1-5

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1 Corinthians 5
Title: Lord of the Rings: Understanding Sphere Sovereignty

Date: November 8, 2010

Theme:
God is the Sovereign Lord over every sphere of life and culture, and has given unique calls, gifts, and responsibilities to each sphere, which must not be infringed upon by other spheres.

Text: 1 Corinthians 5:9-13

Reading: Psalm 9:7-11

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1 Corinthians 7
Title: Married or Single - Is One More Spiritual?

Date: November 6, 2005

Theme: The key to true spirituality is not either marriage or being single, but rather determining God’s call and gifts for us, and following biblical mandates for our lives.

Text: 1 Corinthians 7:1-9

Reading: 1 Timothy 4:1-5

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Title: The Tragedy of Divorce

Date: February 19, 2006

Theme: Divorce is a tragedy arising from man's sin which produces devastating effects on all involved, so Christians should always work to save marriages.

Text: Matthew 19:1-9; 1 Corinthians 7:10-16

Reading: Psalm 99:1-5

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Title: Does God Ever Allow Divorce?

Date: February 26, 2006

Theme: Although God hates divorce, He does allow it if there has been sexual immorality or if an unbeliever leaves a believer.

Text: Matthew 19:1-9; 1 Corinthians 7:10-16

Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

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Title: Divorce and Remarriage Today

Date: March 12, 2006

Theme: God may allow remarriage, but the sinful conduct which destroyed the previous marriage must be rectified first through repentance and proper actions.

Text: Matthew 19:1-9; 1 Corinthians 7:10-16

Reading: Psalm 103:8-14

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Title: Who Should Be Baptized?

Date: April 25, 2010

Theme: In view of the biblical teaching on the New Covenant and water baptism, only those who have personally professed faith in Christ should be water baptized.

Text: Acts 2:38-39; Acts 8:18; 1 Corinthians 7:14

Reading: Hebrews 8:6-13

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Title: The Call, Christians, and Culture

Date: January 9, 2011

Theme: Our primary identity comes from God’s call placing us into Christ, but He has also given each of us individual calls - a particular mixture of desires, gifts, talents, responsibilities, relationships, and opportunities that we receive from God and develop and nurture throughout life to allow each of us love and serve God and our neighbor.

Text: 1 Corinthians 7:17-24

Reading: Mark 12:28-34

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Title: Biblical Principles for Selecting A Marriage Partner (Part 1)

Date: November 13, 2005

Theme: Although the bible does not give a specific plan for dating or courtship, it does give key principles, the most important fo which is that they must be a believer.

Text: 1 Corinthians 7:39

Reading: 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1

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1 Corinthians 9
Title: Contextualizing Without Conforming

Date: September 8, 2013

Theme: We are called to engage our current culture, contextualizing the Gospel so that it will be accessible to our friends, but we must be aware of the unique but ever present dangers that come with each culture, age and technology, understanding the world will always try to seduce our hearts away from Christ and the Gospel.

Text: 1 Corinthians 9:19-23

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1 Corinthians 10
Title: What is A Sacrament?

Date: March 7, 2010

Theme: A sacrament is a special symbol given by God to His people that, when received in faith, serves as a sign and seal of His promises to us, functions as a means of grace to strengthen us, and through which we testify of our faith in Him and His promises.

Text: Romans 4:11; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; Romans 6:3-4

Reading: Galatians 3:26-29

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Title: Communion

Date: June 3, 2012

Text: Luke 22:19-20; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; 1 Corinthians 11:23-28

Theme: As we partake of Communion in faith, Christians are united in fellowship with Christ and His Body, the Church.

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Title: Created to Glorify and Enjoy God Forever

Date: January 3, 2010

Theme: Why did God create humans?  To glorify God and enjoy Him forever.

Text: 1 Corinthians 10:31; Psalm 16:11

Reading: Psalm 63:1-5

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Title: A Life For God's Glory

Date: October 7, 2007

Theme: Our entire lives matter to God and are to be lived in service to Him and with a view toward eternity

Text: 1 Corinthians 10:31; Colossians 3:23-24

Reading: Colossians 3:12-17

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1 Corinthians 11

Title: Communion

Date: June 3, 2012

Text: Luke 22:19-20; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; 1 Corinthians 11:23-28

Theme: As we partake of Communion in faith, Christians are united in fellowship with Christ and His Body, the Church.

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1 Corinthians 12
Title: What Are Spiritual Gifts?

Date: December 30, 2012

Theme: Spiritual gifts are concrete expressions of God’s grace, manifested by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, in order to enable us to serve others in love.

Text:  1 Corinthians 12:1-11

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Title: The Gifts of the Spirit

Date: November 2, 2008

Theme: Spiritual gifts are concrete expressions of God's grace, manifested by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, given to each believer in order to strengthen the church and enable us to serve others in love.

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Reading: 1 Peter 4:7-11

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Title: Is the Baptism in the Holy Spirit A "Second Blessing"?

Date: December 7, 2008

Theme
: The baptism in the Holy Spirit, while theologically distinct from regeneration and justification, occurs at the same time -- when we become believers in Christ.

Text
: Acts 1:8; 2:38-39; 1 Corinthians 12:13

Advent Readings:
Psalm 72:1-8; John 14:27

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1 Corinthians 13
Title: Early Summer - Older Children and Young Adults

Date: June 5, 2005

Theme: Older children and young adults should experience a greater measure of freedom, which they are to use to draw close to God, solidify the lessons learned in their early years, and prepare to serve God throughout life.

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:11

Reading: Proverbs 3:1-6

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Title: Late Summer and Early Fall - Adults

Date: June 12, 2005

Theme: Our adult years are full of hard labor as we strive to love and serve God, our families, and others as we harvest all that has been sown into us in our earlier years.

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:11

Reading: 1 Thessalonians 2:7-12

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1 Corinthians 14
Title: The Gift of Tongues for Public Use

Date: March 15, 2009

Theme: When spoken for others to hear in public worship, tongues must be interpreted so that others may benefit from the prayer, blessing, and praise to God.


Text: 1 Corinthians 14:1-5; 26-28

Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

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Title: The Gift of Prophecy

Date: March 22, 2009

Theme: God gives His people the gift of prophecy, the ability to give a spontaneous word from God, which can edify, exhort, and comfort believers, and convict unbelievers.

Text: 1 Corinthians 14:1-5; 29-33

Reading: Joel 2:28-32

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Title: What Is the Gift of Tongues?

Date: March 1, 2009

Theme: The gift of tongues is the enablement of believers by the Holy Spirit to speak in a language they have not learned & do not understand.

Text: 1 Corinthians 14:13-19

Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:4-9

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Title: The Gift of Tongues for Private Prayer

Date: March 8, 2009

Theme: The main use of the gift of tongues is for private worship and prayer, and as we use this gift we are built up in our faith so that we can serve God and others.

Text: 1 Corinthians 14:13-19

Reading: Jude 17-25

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Title: The Gift of Tongues for Public Use

Date: March 15, 2009

Theme: When spoken for others to hear in public worship, tongues must be interpreted so that others may benefit from the prayer, blessing, and praise to God.


Text: 1 Corinthians 14:1-5; 26-28

Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

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Title: The Gift of Prophecy

Date: March 22, 2009

Theme: God gives His people the gift of prophecy, the ability to give a spontaneous word from God, which can edify, exhort, and comfort believers, and convict unbelievers.

Text: 1 Corinthians 14:1-5; 29-33

Reading: Joel 2:28-32

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1 Corinthians 15
Title: The Good News of Holy Week

Date: April 12, 2009

Theme: Christ’s actions during Holy Week - His death, burial, and bodily resurrection, bring salvation to all who truly believe.

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:1-5

Reading: Luke 24:1-8

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Title: The Heart of the Gospel

Date: April 16, 2006

Theme: The literal, physical death, burial and resurrection of Christ were observed by many witnesses, and their reality is the heart of the Gospel and our faith.

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Reading: Hebrews 13:20-21

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Title: Why the Resurrection Matters

Date: April 8, 2007

Theme: Christ's physical resurrection is central to our faith, and His resurrection guarantees our own future resurrection.

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:12-23

Reading: Matthew 28:1-10

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Title: Our Redeemer - Christ the 2nd Adam

Date: June 10, 2007

Theme: As the Second Adam, Christ has worked redemption and is restoring God's original purposes for mankind.

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:20-22, 45-47; Romans 5:14

Reading: Hebrews 2:5-9

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Title: The Resurrection of the Body (Part 2)

Date: July 29, 2007

Theme: At the resurrection, our present bodies will be raise and transformed to be like Christ's resurrected and glorified body, exhibiting both continuity and discontinuity with our present body.

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:35-44

Reading: Philippians 3:17-21

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Title: Christ - The Last Adam

Date: September 12, 2004

Theme: Christ is the fulfillment of everything Adam was called to be, and He exceeds those expectations, bringing eternal life to His people.

Text: Genesis 2:7; Romans 5:14; 1 Corinthians 15:45

Reading: Romans 5:12-21

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Title: Our Redeemer - Christ the 2nd Adam

Date: June 10, 2007

Theme: As the Second Adam, Christ has worked redemption and is restoring God's original purposes for mankind.

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:20-22, 45-47; Romans 5:14

Reading: Hebrews 2:5-9

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Title: Christ the True Man

Date: December 26, 2010

Theme: Christ, the Second Adam, is the True Man, showing us what it means to be truly human, and restoring our humanity.

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:45-49

Reading: Hebrews 2:10-18

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1 Corinthians 14