The Rights And Duties Of The Christian Leader

Thirteenth in a series 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 For though I am free with respect to all, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I might win more of them. (1 Corinthians 9:19) First Corinthians 8:1 through 11:1 deals primarily with the theme of Christian freedom. Last week we dealt with the

Why Even Talk About Food Offered To Idols

Twelfth in a series 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Therefore, if food is a cause of their falling, I will never eat meat, so that I may not cause one of them to fall. (1 Corinthians 8:13) Back in 1986, Dr. Howard Hendricks of the Dallas Theological Seminary addressed the Congress on Biblical Expositi

Action Principles For Servant Leadership

1 Corinthians 4:1-21 Think of us in this way, as servants of Christ and stewards of God's mysteries. (1 Corinthians 4:1) Let me be blunt as we continue in our study of Paul's letter to the church at Corinth. There are some Christians who are "too big for their own spiritual britches." To

How To Heal Divisions In The Church

Fifth in a series1 Corinthians 2:12-13 So let no one boast about human leaders. For all things are yours, whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future - all belong to you, and you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God. Over lunch, several

Superficial vs. Spiritual Wisdom

1 Corinthians 2:12-13 Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the gifts bestowed on us by God. And we speak of these things in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual things to those w