1 Cor. 16

Introduction We started studying 1 Corinthians in August last year. I haven't preached on this book every Sunday, because sometimes John has been preaching or there have been special services and we've had other things to do or I've been on holiday. So, I haven't preached on this book every single Sunday. But this is … Continue reading 1 Cor. 16

1 Cor. 15(29–58)

Introduction I mentioned last week that 1 Corinthians 15 can be divided into four main parts. Firstly, in verses 1 to 11 Paul reminded his readers of the gospel message which he preached to them and which they received from him. Secondly, in verses 12 to 19 he explained what the consequences are if we … Continue reading 1 Cor. 15(29–58)

1 Cor. 15(01–28)

Introduction It occurred to me during the week as I was thinking about 1 Corinthians that this letter is a reminder to believers that the Lord is sovereign and he's able to bring good out of evil. What do I mean? Well, in this letter to the Corinthians, the Apostle Paul was addressing all these … Continue reading 1 Cor. 15(01–28)

1 Cor. 14(26–40)

Introduction Since chapter 11 the apostle Paul has been addressing the subject of public worship and how the believers in Corinth were to conduct themselves and treat one another whenever they met together for worship. First of all, at the beginning of chapter 11, he wrote that those women in the congregation who prophesied and … Continue reading 1 Cor. 14(26–40)

1 Cor. 13

Introduction Today's passage is a very well known passage of Scripture. It's probably one of the most well known passages in the Bible; and even people who know very little about the Bible probably know and are familiar with this passage. And that's because it's often read at weddings. The couple who are to be … Continue reading 1 Cor. 13

1 Cor. 12

Introduction All through this letter, the Apostle Paul has been addressing a number of different issues with the church in Corinth. And in today's chapter he writes to them about spiritual gifts and about how the church is like a body: so, just as a body is made up of different parts, and each part … Continue reading 1 Cor. 12

1 Cor. 11(17–34)

Introduction I mentioned the last time that 1 Corinthians 11 is the beginning of a new section in Paul's letter to the church in Corinth. For the previous three chapters he was dealing with the issue of food sacrificed to idols and whether Christians may eat such food or not. In chapter 11 he begins … Continue reading 1 Cor. 11(17–34)