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First Corinthians
Paul's letter to the Corinthians was written in response to questions and situations that arose within the Corinthian fellowship. No part of our lives, include our "church life" is separated from Jesus Christ.This lettercelebrates the centrality of Christ in the local assembly.

The Issue of Body Unity in the Local Assembly
02.06.05: As the People of God, Who Are We? 1 Cor. 1:1-3 As the People of God, Who Are We? (1 Cor. 1:1-3) As the People of God, Who Are We? (1 Cor. 1:1-3) The Saints at Corinth (1 Cor. 1:1-3)
02.13.05: Called into Fellowship 1 Cor. 1:4-9 Called into Fellowship (1 Cor. 1:4-9) Called into Fellowship (1 Cor. 1:4-9) Called into Fellowship (1 Cor. 1:4-9)
02.20.05: Is Christ Divided? 1 Cor. 1:10-17 Is Christ Divided? (1 Cor. 1:10-17) Is Christ Divided? (1 Cor. 1:10-17) Is Christ Divided? (1 Cor. 1:10-17)
02.27.05: For the Word of the Cross is . . . the Power of God 1 Cor. 1:18-25 For the Word of the Cross is...the Power of God (1 Cor. 1:18-25) For the Word of the Cross is...the Power of God (1 Cor. 1:18-25) For the Word of the Cross is Folly to Those Who are Perishing (1 Cor. 1:18-25)
03.06.05: But God Chose . . . So that No Human Being Might Boast 1 Cor. 1:26-31 But God Chose...So that No Human Being Might Boast (1 Cor. 1:26-31) But God Chose...So that No Human Being Might Boast (1 Cor. 1:26-31) But God Chose...So that No Human Being Might Boast (1 Cor. 1:26-31)
03.13.05: I Determine to Know Nothing Except Jesus Christ, and Him Crucified 1 Cor. 2:1-5 I Determine to Know Nothing Except Jesus Christ, and Him Crucified (1 Cor. 2:1-5) I Determine to Know Nothing Except Jesus Christ, and Him Crucified (1 Cor. 2:1-5) To Know Except Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 2:1-5)
03.20.05: We May Know the Things Freely Given Us by God 1 Cor. 2:6-16 We May Know the Things Freely Given Us by God (1 Cor. 2:6-16) We May Know the Things Freely Given Us by God (1 Cor. 2:6-16)
04.03.05: I Could Not Speak to You as to Spiritual Men 1 Cor. 3:1-4 I Could Not Speak to You as to Spiritual Men (1 Cor. 3:1-4) I Could Not Speak to You as to Spiritual Men (1 Cor. 3:1-4) I Could Not Speak to You as to Spiritual Men (1 Cor. 3:1-4)
04.10.05: But God Was Causing the Growth 1 Cor. 3:5-9 But God Was Causing the Growth (1 Cor. 3:5-9) But God Was Causing the Growth (1 Cor. 3:5-9) But God Was Causing the Growth (1 Cor. 3:5-9)
04.17.05: It Will Be Revealed by Fire 1 Cor. 3:10-17 It Will Be Revealed by Fire (1 Cor. 3:10-17) It Will Be Revealed by Fire (1 Cor. 3:10-17) It Will Be Revealed by Fire (1 Cor. 3:10-17)
04.24.05: All Things Belong to You 1 Cor. 3:18-23 All Things Belong to You (1 Cor. 3:18-23) All Things Belong to You (1 Cor. 3:18-23) All Things Belong to You (1 Cor. 3:18-23)
05.01.05: I Do Not Even Examine Myself 1 Cor. 4:1-5 I Do Not Even Examine Myself (1 Cor. 4:1-5) I Do Not Even Examine Myself (1 Cor. 4:1-5) I Do Not Even Examine Myself (1 Cor. 4:1-5)
05.08.05: What Do You Have That You Did Not Receive? 1 Cor. 4:6,7 What Do You Have That You Did Not Receive? (1 Cor. 4:6,7) What Do You Have That You Did Not Receive? (1 Cor. 4:6,7) What Do You Have That You Did Not Receive? (1 Cor. 4:6,7)
05.15.05: We Have Become a Spectacle to the World 1 Cor. 4:8-13 We Have Become a Spectacle to the World (1 Cor. 4:8-13) We Have Become a Spectacle to the World (1 Cor. 4:8-13 We Have Become a Spectacle to the World (1 Cor. 4:8-13
05.22.05: I Became Your Father Through the Gospel 1 Cor. 4:14-21 I Became Your Father Through the Gospel (1 Cor. 4:14-21) I Became Your Father Through the Gospel (1 Cor. 4:14-21) Be Imitators of Me (1 Cor. 4:14-21)

The Issue of Morality in the Local Assembly
05.29.05: Christ Our Passover Also Has Been Sacrificed 1 Cor. 5:1-13 Christ Our Passover Also Has Been Sacrificed (1 Cor. 5:1-13) Christ Our Passover Also Has Been Sacrificed (1 Cor. 5:1-13)
06.05.05: Why Not Rather Be Wronged 1 Cor. 6:1-8 Why Not Rather Be Wronged (1 Cor. 6:1-8) Why Not Rather Be Wronged (1 Cor. 6:1-8) Why Not Rather Be Wronged (1 Cor. 6:1-8)
06.12.05: Such Were Some of You 1 Cor. 6:9-11 Such Were Some of You (1 Cor. 6:9-11) Such Were Some of You (1 Cor. 6:9-11) Such Were Some of You (1 Cor. 6:9-11)
06.19.05: Your Body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit 1 Cor. 6:12-20 Your Body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor. 6:12-20) Your Body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor. 6:12-20) Your Body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor. 6:12-20)
06.26.05: Stop Depriving One Another 1 Cor. 7:1-9 Stop Depriving One Another (1 Cor. 7:1-9) Stop Depriving One Another (1 Cor. 7:1-9) Stop Depriving One Another (1 Cor. 7:1-9)
07.03.05: Do Not Leave - Part I 1 Cor. 7:10-24 Do Not Leave - Part I (1 Cor. 7:10-24) Do Not Leave - Part I (1 Cor. 7:10-24) Is Not Under Bondage...but is Free (1 Cor. 7:10-24)
07.10.05: Do Not Leave - Part II 1 Cor. 7:10-24 Do Not Leave - Part II (1 Cor. 7:10-24) Do Not Leave - Part II (1 Cor. 7:10-24)
07.17.05: Single, Pure, Serving, and Happy 1 Cor. 7:25-38 Single, Pure, Serving, and Happy (1 Cor. 7:25-38) Single, Pure, Serving, and Happy (1 Cor. 7:25-38) Single and Complete (1 Cor. 7:25-38)

The Issue of Liberty in the Local Assembly
07.24.05: Biblical Body Building 1 Cor. 8:1-3 Biblical Body Building (1 Cor. 8:1-3) Biblical Body Building (1 Cor. 8:1-3) Why Love? (1 Cor. 8:1-3)
07.31.05: There is No God But One 1 Cor. 8:4-6 There is No God But One (1 Cor. 8:4-6) There is No God But One (1 Cor. 8:4-6) We Exist for Him and We Exist Through Him (1 Cor. 8:4-6)
08.07.05: I Will Not Cause My Brother to Stumble 1 Cor. 8:7-13 I Will Not Cause My Brother to Stumble (1 Cor. 8:7-13) I Will Not Cause My Brother to Stumble (1 Cor. 8:7-13) I Will Not Cause My Brother to Stumble (1 Cor. 8:7-13)
08.14.05: Do We Not Have a Right? 1 Cor. 9:1-14 Do We Not Have a Right? (1 Cor. 9:1-14) Do We Not Have a Right? (1 Cor. 9:1-14) Do We Not Have a Right? (1 Cor. 9:1-14)
08.21.05: I Have Become All Things to All Men 1 Cor. 9:15-23 I Have Become All Things to All Men (1 Cor. 9:15-23) I Have Become All Things to All Men (1 Cor. 9:15-23) We Did Not Use This Right (1 Cor. 9:15-23)
08.28.05: But I Discipline My Body and Make it My Slave 1 Cor. 9:24-27 But I Discipline My Body and Make it My Slave (1 Cor. 9:24-27) But I Discipline My Body and Make it My Slave (1 Cor. 9:24-27) But I Discipline My Body and Make it My Slave (1 Cor. 9:24-27)
09.04.05: Therefore, My Beloved, Flee From Idolotry 1 Cor. 10:1-14 Therefore, My Beloved, Flee From Idolotry (1 Cor. 10:1-14) Therefore, My Beloved, Flee From Idolotry (1 Cor. 10:1-14) Therefore, My Beloved, Flee From Idolotry (1 Cor. 10:1-14)
09.11.05: Not I, But Christ Misc. Not I, But Christ Not I, But Christ
05.14.06: Pagan Worship 1 Cor. 10:14-22 Pagan Worship (1 Cor. 10:14-22) Pagan Worship (1 Cor. 10:14-22)
05.21.06: Do All to the Glory of God 1 Cor. 10:23-11:1 Do All to the Glory of God (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1) Do All to the Glory of God (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1)
05.28.06: Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ - Part I 1 Cor. 10:23-11:1 Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1) Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1)
06.11.06: Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ - Part II 1 Cor. 10:23-11:1 Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1) Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1)
06.18.06: Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ - Part III 1 Cor. 10:31-11:1 Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1) Christian Liberty, Legalism, and the Glory of Christ (1 Cor. 10:23-11:1)

The Issue of Proper Etiquette in the Local Assembly
07.02.06: Proper Etiquette for Men and Women - Part I 1 Cor. 11:2-16 Proper Etiquette for Men and Women (1 Cor. 11:2-16) Proper Etiquette for Men and Women (1 Cor. 11:2-16)
07.09.06: Proper Etiquette for Men and Women - Part II 1 Cor. 11:2-16 Proper Etiquette for Men and Women (1 Cor. 11:2-16) Proper Etiquette for Men and Women (1 Cor. 11:2-16)
07.16.06: Understanding the Lord's Table - Part I 1 Cor. 11:17-22 Understanding the Lord's Table (1 Cor. 11:17-22) Understanding the Lord's Table (1 Cor. 11:17-22) Do This In Remembrance of Me (1 Cor. 11:17-22)
07.30.06: Understanding the Lord's Table - Part II 1 Cor. 11:23-26 Understanding the Lord's Table (1 Cor. 11:23-26) Understanding the Lord's Table (1 Cor. 11:23-26)
08.06.06: Understanding the Lord's Table - Part III 1 Cor. 11:27-34 Understanding the Lord's Table (1 Cor. 11:27-34)

The Issue of Ministry Diversity in the Local Assembly
08.13.06: The Holy Spirit Works Through Every Believer - Part I 1 Cor. 12:1-11 The Holy Spirit Works Through Every Believer (1 Cor. 12:1-11) The Holy Spirit Works Through Every Believer (1 Cor. 12:1-11) Now Concerning Spiritual Gifts (1 Cor. 12:1-11)
08.20.06: The Holy Spirit Works Through Every Believer - Part II 1 Cor. 12:1-7 The Holy Spirit Works Through Every Believer (1 Cor. 12:1-7) The Holy Spirit Works Through Every Believer (1 Cor. 12:1-7)
08.27.06: What Are Spiritual Gifts? 1 Cor. 12:8-11 What Are Spiritual Gifts? (1 Cor. 12:8-11) What Are Spiritual Gifts? (1 Cor. 12:8-11)
09.03.06: Learning to Live Inter-Dependently 1 Cor. 12:12-26 Learning to Live Inter-Dependently (1 Cor. 12:12-26) Learning to Live Inter-Dependently (1 Cor. 12:12-26)
09.10.06: The Baptism of the Holy Spirit 1 Cor. 12:12,13 The Baptism of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor. 12:12,13) The Baptism of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor. 12:12,13)
09.17.06: Priority Within Equality 1 Cor. 12:27-31 Priority Within Equality (1 Cor. 12:27-31) Priority Within Equality (1 Cor. 12:27-31)
09.24.06: The Greatest of These is Love 1 Cor. 13:1-13 The Greatest of These is Love (1 Cor. 13:1-13) The Greatest of These is Love (1 Cor. 13:1-13) The Greatest of These is Love (1 Cor. 13:1-13)
02.04.07: Gifting & 'The Fork in the Road:' Are Spiritual Gifts for Today 1 Cor. 13:8-13 Gifting & 'The Fork in the Road:' Are Spiritual Gifts for Today (1 Cor. 13:8-13) Gifting & 'The Fork in the Road:' Are Spiritual Gifts for Today (1 Cor. 13:8-13) Are Spiritual Gifts for Today? (1 Cor. 13:8-13)
02.18.07: What is Biblical Prophecy & How It Works in a Local Church 1 Cor. 14(Misc) What is Biblical Prophecy & How It Works in a Local Church (1 Cor. 14) What is Biblical Prophecy & How It Works in a Local Church (1 Cor. 14) What is Biblical Prophecy & How It Works in a Local Church (1 Cor. 14)
03.04.07: What are Biblical Tongues & How They Work in Local Church 1 Cor. 14:6-13 What are Biblical Tongues & How They  Work in Local Church (1 Cor. 14:6-13) What are Biblical Tongues & How They  Work in Local Church (1 Cor. 14:6-13)
03.11.07: Why Does the Church Gather? 1 Cor. 14:26-33 Why Does the Church Gather? (1 Cor. 14:26-33) Why Does the Church Gather? (1 Cor. 14:26-33)
03.18.07: Women in the Church 1 Cor. 14:34-35
1 Tim. 2:9-14
Women in the Church (1 Cor. 14:34-35; 1 Tim. 2:9-14) Women in the Church (1 Cor. 14:34-35; 1 Tim. 2:9-14)

Issues of Theology: Understanding the Resurrection
03.25.07: The Gospel is Jesus Christ 1 Cor. 15:1-11 The Gospel is Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 15:1-11) The Gospel is Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 15:1-11) The Gospel is Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 15:1-4)
06.03.07: A World Without a Resurrection 1 Cor. 15:12-19
1 Cor. 15:29-34
A World Without a Resurrection (1 Cor. 15:12-19, 29-34) A World Without a Resurrection (1 Cor. 15:12-19, 29-34) The Centerpiece of Biblical Preaching (1 Cor. 15:12)
06.10.07: Betting on a Sure Thing 1 Cor. 15:20-28 Betting on a Sure Thing (1 Cor. 15:20-28) Betting on a Sure Thing (1 Cor. 15:20-28) Betting on a Sure Thing (1 Cor. 15:20-28)
06.17.07: From Grime to Glory 1 Cor. 15:35-49 From Grime to Glory (1 Cor. 15:35-49) From Grime to Glory (1 Cor. 15:35-49) From Grime to Glory (1 Cor. 15:42-44)
07.01.07: The Day Death Died and Hope Was Born 1 Cor. 15:50-58 The Day Death Died and Hope Was Born (1 Cor. 15:50-58) The Day Death Died and Hope Was Born (1 Cor. 15:50-58)

Issues of Opportunity: Understanding Personal Gifting
07.08.07: Learning to be Rich toward God 1 Cor. 16:1-4
Luke 12:13-14
Learning to be Rich toward God (1 Cor. 16:1-4;Luke 12:13-14) Learning to be Rich toward God (1 Cor. 16:1-4;Luke 12:13-14)
09.09.07: The Biblical Principle of Grace Giving 1 Cor. 16:1-4 The Biblical Principle of Grace Giving (1 Cor. 16:1-4) The Biblical Principle of Grace Giving (1 Cor. 16:1-4) Now Concerning the Collection of the Saints (1 Cor. 16:1-4) The Biblical Principle of Grace Giving (1 Cor. 16:1-4)

Issues of Opportunity: Understanding Personal Adversity
09.16.07: The Biblical Principle of Ministry Opportunity and Adversity 1 Cor. 16:5-9 The Biblical Principle of Ministry Opportunity and Adversity (1 Cor. 16:5-9) The Biblical Principle of Ministry Opportunity and Adversity (1 Cor. 16:5-9) And There Are Many Adversity (1 Cor. 16:5-9) The Biblical Principle of Ministry Opportunity and Adversity (1 Cor. 16:5-9)

Issues of Opportunity: Understanding Comeraderie
09.23.07: The Biblical Principle of Training the Next Generation 1 Cor. 16:10-12 The Biblical Principle of Training the Next Generation (1 Cor. 16:10-12) The Biblical Principle of Training the Next Generation (1 Cor. 16:10-12) Encouraging the Next Generation for Godly Leadership(1 Cor. 16:10-12) The Biblical Principle of Training the Next Generation (1 Cor. 16:10-12)

Issues of Opportunity: Understanding Personal Ministry
09.30.07: Five Parting Commands for a Unified Fellowship 1 Cor. 16:13-14 Five Parting Commands for a Unified Fellowship (1 Cor. 16:13-14) Five Parting Commands for a Unified Fellowship (1 Cor. 16:13-14) Let All That You Do Be Done in Love (1 Cor. 16:13-14) Five Parting Commands for a Unified Fellowship (1 Cor. 16:13-14)
11.04.07: The Biblical Principle of Honorable Leadership 1 Cor. 16:15-18 The Biblical Principle of Honorable Leadership (1 Cor. 16:15-18) The Biblical Principle of Honorable Leadership (1 Cor. 16:15-18) Obey Your Leaders...As Those Who Will Give an Account (1 Cor. 16:15-18) The Biblical Principle of Honorable Leadership (1 Cor. 16:15-18)
11.11.07: The Biblical Principle of Ecumenicalism and Excommunication 1 Cor. 16:19-24 The Biblical Principle of Ecumenicalism and Excommunication (1 Cor. 16:19-24) The Biblical Principle of Ecumenicalism and Excommunication (1 Cor. 16:19-24) If Anyone Does Not Love the Lord, He is to be Accursed. Maranatha (1 Cor. 16:19-24) The Biblical Principle of Ecumenicalism and Excommunication (1 Cor. 16:19-24)

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