Love is—1 Corinthians 13
1 Cor 13 describes what love is and is not. Everyone loves this passage, because it sounds so beautiful and everyone wants to be loved this way. However, the passage describes love so that we may better demonstrate it, not receive it! And meeting this incredible standard is not easy. But before we can begin striving to meet this standard we must understand it. What does it mean for love to not be envious or boastful? How do envy and boasting affect our relationships?
Christians Are Called to Brag on the LORD
Pastor Orlandus Young • Holy Temple M.B. Church • Sermon • • 36 views • 35:35
This Week’s Theme: Christians Are Called to Brag on the LORD This Week’s Word is Boast (glory) : Negatively, it means self-confidence. Positively, it means to trust or put one’s confidence in God. Memory Verse: 2 Corinthians 10:17 “17 But “he who glories, let him glory in the Lord.”” Essence of the Text…
Life and Living are Different Categories Last week I was covering 1 Corinthians Chapter 4 and dealt with the challenges we have living with this amazing grace that God offers us in Jesus Christ. We talked about the error that pride brings in, that we begin to believe that Jesus died for my sins because…
Scripture Reading: Luke 12:13–21 Have you ever had to change your vacation plans last minute? Last year’s Kelly’s Island camp site scheduling mistake I was confident in my planning, but I was humbled when we pulled up to the check-in booth. Five Considerations in James 4:13-17 James is challenging his…
Why Only Some Believe
Introduction Good evening! Please open your bibles with me to 1 Corinthians chapter 1. We are in the second week of our mini-series entitled, “Why Only Some Believe.” Last week, we looked at the fact that God destroyed the wisdom of the humanly wise and used what fallen humanity deemed to be foolishness,…
James: Faith & Works
Again, let me reiterate how important it is for you to be reading the book of James along with us as I am teaching this series. If you have already read it through, all five chapters, read it again. It will only help you to understand what I am saying to you each week. This week is a biggie. We are going…
Introduction We have a drain in our house that gets plugged up really easily. Eventually it gets to the point that in order to prevent the sink from filling up with water, you have to turn the faucet on lower and lower, until finally it is barely at a trickle. There is, however, a way to deal with this…
You don’t have to look far... Look at what you have in Christ. Look at your personal relationship with God. Example of God’s Wisdom This is what Paul is pointing out here (vv. 26-31). They are an example of what he’s just said (vv. 18-25) What did God do? (vv. 26-28) He called them (v. 26). Calling (…
We are talking about love. Last week, we discussed that love should be the basis of everything a Christian does. But, what truly is love? Paul wrote that without love, we are nothing. But, what is love? Let’s read what Paul wrote: If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I…
Galatians: SOAR! Faith Without Limits "The Gospel, Grace, Freedom"
Paul, through our journey of Galatians has been dictating this letter the whole time… He began this letter by stating… Galatians 1:1-7 Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead), and all the brethren who…
Ryan Frank • Involve Church • Sermon • • 144 views • 41:54
Flirting with Sin (Romans 6:1-14) - "You have a relationship with Jesus, so please don't flirt with sin." // To find out more about Involve Church, visit involvechurch.com or email email@example.com.
The Cross of Christ
How do we live a life that is not wasted? This sermon looks at the Galatians 6:11-18, how Paul talks about his boasting and why through boasting only in the Cross of Christ we can live a life that is truly worthwhile.
David Latham • Sermon • • 28 views
“The Privilege, Power, and Prosperity of Knowing God” Jeremiah 9:23-24 23 Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, 24 but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that…
Charlie Frederico • Sermon • • 8 views
Introduction 30 But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption, 31 so that, just as it is written, “ Let him who boasts , boast in the Lord .” v.14 14 But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord…