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Easter Worshippers

It seems that the left has invented a new term for Christians. After the bombings in Sri Lanka on this Easter Sunday, many people (including leftists) reached out and showed their support for the Sri Lankan people. Something that stuck out though, is that the left is using the term "Easter worshipper" instead of Christian.… Continue reading Easter Worshippers

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1 Corinthians

Final Exhortation (1 Cor. 16)

Highlight: Paul ends his letter to the Corinthians in this chapter. Explain: Paul begins this chapter by teaching them how to give to the saints. They were to set aside money at the beginning of each week for Paul to pick up for the poor church in Jerusalem. Next he speaks about his travel plans.… Continue reading Final Exhortation (1 Cor. 16)

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Resurrection Essentials (1 Cor. 15)

Destin FL, July 2017 Highlight: In 1 Corinthians chapter 15, Paul speaks on resurrection being essential to the gospel and to our faith. Explain: Paul starts off this chapter by explaining how the Gospel can be a benefit to man. He says that it's only those who receive it and will stand with it can… Continue reading Resurrection Essentials (1 Cor. 15)

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Prophecy (1 Cor. 14)

Benton KY, Winter 2017 Highlight: In 1 Corinthians chapter 14, Paul speaks on prophecy and on order in church meetings. Explain: Paul starts off by reminding the Corinthians that, before anything else, they must pursue love. After love, they can pursue spiritual gifts. There is nothing wrong with pursuing spiritual gifts but it shouldn't inhibit… Continue reading Prophecy (1 Cor. 14)

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Unity Yet Diversity (1 Cor. 12)

Bahamas, October 2018 Highlight: In 1 Corinthians chapter 12, Paul speaks on the diversity of spiritual gifts in the church. He goes on to explain that even though there is diversity, it can created unity. Explain: Paul starts off by saying that there are different spiritual gifts but the same Lord. He explains that the… Continue reading Unity Yet Diversity (1 Cor. 12)

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The Lord’s Supper (1 Cor. 11)

Benton KY Highlight: In 1 Corinthians chapter 10, Paul speaks on head coverings and the significance of the Lord's Supper. Explain: Not going to lie, I had to do some research to try and understand the part about headcoverings. Headcoverings aren't part of our modern society as Christians. To have a headcovering in this day… Continue reading The Lord’s Supper (1 Cor. 11)

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Overcoming Temptation (1 Cor. 10)

Benton KY, January 2019 Highlight: In 1 Corinthians chapter 10, Paul warns the Corinthians regarding Israel's past, he warns them against idolatry, and he speaks on Christian liberty. Explain: Paul explains Israel's past and how God still wasn't pleased with them. He tells them that these things took place as an example to them so… Continue reading Overcoming Temptation (1 Cor. 10)

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Paul’s Example (1 Cor. 9)

Dominican Republic, October 2018 Highlight: 1 Corinthians chapter 9 speaks on Paul's example as an apostle. Explain: Some early Christians in Corinth had doubted Paul's apostleship. He starts off this par of the letter by pointing out that he is an apostle. Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen… Continue reading Paul’s Example (1 Cor. 9)

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Principles of Marriage (1 Cor. 7)

Ft. Lauderdale FL, October 2018 Highlight: 1 Corinthians chapter 7 speaks on marriage. Explain: Paul starts off this part of the letter by speaking on the principles of marriage. Instead of a man not using a woman for sex, he is to show his wife the affection she deserves. It is wrong to withhold affection… Continue reading Principles of Marriage (1 Cor. 7)

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Dispute Among Fellow Believers (1 Cor. 6)

Destin FL, July 2017 Highlight: 1 Corinthians chapter 6 speaks on dispute among believers and glorifying God. Explain: Paul speaks out against the Corinthians trying to settle their disputes against fellow Christians in local courts. By doing this, they were making their dispute known publicly because court sessions were entertainment to the Greeks of this… Continue reading Dispute Among Fellow Believers (1 Cor. 6)