1 Corinthians. Chapter 7; A Christ-Centered Life Where You Are

1 Corinthians. Chapter 7; A Christ-Centered Life Where You Are

August 31, 2013


You belong to your Spouse. 7:1-5

More on marriage in Ephesians 5

A Plea fro Wisdom 7:6-7.

Paul was single. 7:8-9, 9:5.

Stay Where you Are. 7:10-15

The Goal is Evangelism: 7:16

God has you there, Trust Him. 7:17-24

Singles have options: 7:25. 

Betrothed is different than engagement. Matt 1:18-25.

Not a sin issue, but a Focus issue. 7: 26-28. 

Not matter your circumstances, Christ First! 7:36-40.

Jesus mentions that to be single is a great service if you are able. Matt 19:10-12

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1 Corinthians. Chapter 6; More Church Issues

1 Corinthians. Chapter 6; More Church Issues

August 24, 2013

More Church Issues!? I thought you were a Christian?!

Law Suits; Christian to Christian. Bad 1 Corinthian 6:1-6
Why not suffer wrong? 7-8.
Why not suffer wrong? Cause we think God Owes Us. 
What Does God Owe Us? Romans 3:19-20, 
Why? 3:23, 
God does not Owe us Grace & Mercy. Romans 5;20-21. 

Look! The Gospel Again. Bad News & Good News!
Bad News: 1 Cr. 6:9-10
Good News: 1 Cr. 6:11-

All Things are Lawful? v12. 
Freedom to be what you are meant to be. 

Human Desires that are not sinful. 
Meant for Christ! 6:13-17

A Sin against your own body. 18. 

You were bought with Blood and not yours. 19-20. Rom 5:8-9

Celebrate Communion!  

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Syllabus Sunday Part 1

Syllabus Sunday Part 1

August 17, 2013

Discipleship; The Five Disciplines 

The Great Command! Matt 22: 36-38. 
The Great Commission! Matt 28:19-20.


1. All of the above
a. Bible Study: Goal: daily 30 minute QT w/ God.
b. Worship: Goal: Bring glory to God in every situation & Every Sunday.
c. Fellowship Goal: Show up at 10am for Fellowship.
d. Ministry Goal: A regular service for the local team (church).
e. Evangelism Goal: Share your highlights. 

2. A life commitment, not a religion
A response of love to God for the Love He has shown you.

Discipleship Life Commitment.
1. Inductive Bible Study: Romans 12:1-3
a. Take & Make the TIME.
b. No Excuse: Go deeper.
c. How to do an inductive Bible Study.

2. Fellowship Make it a Habit. Hebrews 10:24-25
a. Never Miss a Sunday Service.
b. Who needs encouragement?
c. Schedule times to hang out.

3. Evangelism; Who do you know? Romans 10:13-17
a. Create your system;
i. Looking for the Holy Spirit
b. Speaking the Gospel
c. Tell them what they need to do.

4. Ministry for Jesus.  Mat 16:24 ESV - Then Jesus told his disciples, 
"If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
a. Why you do a ministry; God commands it. You love God, because to not to is to sin.
b. You Are Responsible; The buck stops with you.
i. Nobody says anything until I missed a week
ii. It’s more work than I thought
c. Criticism from Christians
d. Help, I’m stuck with this ministry and nobody wants to help!

5. Disciple Somebody; I don’t know what to teach them?
a. Teach the Five disciplines to your new disciple
b. Make sure they have a good Bible
c. Hold their hand, step by step; Accountability
d. Help them develop the habit of going to church.

6. Worship; Romans 12:1 Living Sacrifice, (If it is scary, you must be doing it right)
a. Never Miss a Sunday Service.
b. Celebrating God in the good times
c. Celebrating God in the bad times
d. Celebrating God all the time. Why; The Gospel!

Syllabus Sunday!

Syllabus Sunday!

1 Corinthians; Chapter 5

1 Corinthians; Chapter 5

August 10, 2013

A Church Issue?

Unrepentant Immoral Behavior from Christians

The Gospel leads to Repentance which leads to Sanctification
Gal. 5:17-18

Discipline for the Christin, not non-Christian v5.
Gal 5:22-25

God Disciplines His own. Deut 8:5. Hebs 12:4-12

“tolerance” of sin? V. 6-7.

Confront with sincerity and truth v.8

Don’t hang with unrepentant Christians BUT Yes go love the lost.
1 Cor. 5:9-11.

Christians are to judge Christians. v. 12 

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