Sex was never meant for men and women: it was made for husbands and wives. In this chapter of 1 Corinthians, Paul addresses marriage and sexuality in the light of practical sanctification. Let’s talk about what god has to say about the institution He created.
When the saints try to say áll things are lawful,’and thereby try to give themselves permission to do as they please, I know they don’t understand the Bible. However, I blame the preachers for this, because as a group we’ve done a really bad job of explaining liberty in Christ. Let’s talk.
Whenever I hear a Christian say ‘Only God can judge me,’ I’m pretty sure they didn’t read 1 Corinthians 5 closely or even at all. Why? Because in this chapter Paul addresses the fact that the church MUST judge those who claim to be brethren but who refuse to depart from sin. Let’s talk.
Paul continues to address issues of spiritual immaturity and his desire for them to move on from the basic principles of the faith. Let’s talk about spiritual maturity!
Sanctification is a practical part of the genuine Christian life, and it was never meant to be rocket science. In this lesson, we continue our journey into paul’s ‘first’ letter to the Corinthians and what it means for us in the church today.
So what does this REALLY mean? So many prophets today teach that this means prophecy must ALWAYS be comforting and encouraging. Are they right? What does the BIBLE say about this?
Did New Testament prophets in the Bible always prophesy encouraging and comforting things, including Jesus, Paul and John the Revelator?
Let’s find out.