Monthly Archives: March 2018

Following our leader, Jesus –

 1 Corinthians 10:32-11:1..32 Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God; 33c so that they may be saved. 11:1 Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ. Paul said give no offense … Continue reading

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Do everything to the glory of God –

 1 Corinthians 10:31 Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. This scripture includes three things to be considered in how the Disciple lives; eating, drinking and everything else. We are surprised … Continue reading

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Running in the race –  Athletic Metaphors in the New Testament:

Run with purpose, run to win the prize available to all Disciples. 24 Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize. [1 Corinthians … Continue reading

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Walking in their shoes –

1 Corinthians 9:22c-23.. 22c I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some. 23 I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may become a fellow partaker of … Continue reading

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Paul was unwilling to put obstacles in the way of the gospel

1 Corinthians 9:12 Nevertheless, we have not made use of this right, but we endure anything rather than put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ. After encouraging a group of believers within the Corinthian church to … Continue reading

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Influencing Others for Jesus –

1 Corinthians 8-11:1 Believers represent God by using their influence to bring others to Him. Paul would not do anything to cause a person to fall 1 Corinthians 8:13 Therefore, if what I eat causes my brother or sister to … Continue reading

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Jesus says “Give me your All”

“For, make no mistake: if you are really going to try to meet all the demands made on the natural self, it will not have enough left over to live on. The more you obey your conscience, the more your … Continue reading

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