Monthly Archives: June 2010

1 Corinthians 3:16, 17

Grammar matters.  I know that many of us don’t like to hear that.  We want to read the Bible and have it tell us what we think it says rather than what it really says.  The two verses that we … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 3:10-15

Paul has natural abilities as a communicator and as an administrator.  We see this in his command of pagan literature and even in the small detail of how he held the coats at Stephen’s stoning.  However, these natural talents and … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 3:5-9

“We are al in this together.” How often and in what situations have you heard this phrase?  Jesus pointed out the comon sense behind this kind of statement when he stated that a kingdom that is divided can not stand.  … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 3:1-4

How would you cope if someone pointed out that you were immature?  It is the kind of accusation that generally needs to be made by someone who really loves another.  In such cases the truth might be received.  In most … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 2 Review

As a question of method and not of content, notice how chapter 2 does not hold together as a unit. Who knows what was in the mind of the person who was allowed to divide up 1 Corinthians!  My point is that … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 2:11-16

God is under no obligation to reveal himself.  He is a person and he is sovereign. As a person he thinks in ways that are not always clear to those who are not in the know.  For example, is it God’s judgment … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 2:6-10

Christians will find themselves in opposition to authorities when they become active.  This is very obvious in Muslim countries where talking about Jesus can get you killed (apart from references to him as Isa the prophet).  However, in secularized democracies … Continue reading

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