Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 21, 2016: Day 53 – I Corinthians 9

For the first time we see Paul emphasizing the fact that he is an apostle as much as the other 12 who were chosen to walk alongside Jesus in his 3 years of ministry.  This will come up time and … Continue reading

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July 20, 2016: Day 52 – I Corinthians 8

A whole chapter on food offered to idols.  So is it a chapter we can skip?  Let me tell you a story.  We once had a small group in a church and at this small group a couple offered wine … Continue reading

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July 19, 2016: Day 51 – I Corinthians 7

Do you remember that I have said repeatedly that Paul writes as if Jesus’ coming is imminent?  He fully expects the coming of Jesus Christ to be any moment.  As a result, what he writes in this chapter focuses on … Continue reading

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July 18, 2016: Day 50 – I Corinthians 6

And this is where we get to the point where it becomes obvious that Paul is not happy with the church in Corinth. He addresses the issue of a liability culture, which surprisingly, is one that is rampant in our own … Continue reading

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July 17, 2016: Day 49 – I Corinthians 5

So the current controversial topic du jour has to do with sexual sin.  But unfortunately it seems like all of our attention is focused on the sin of homosexuality.  But Jesus never speaks about the topic of homosexuality.  In this … Continue reading

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July 16, 2016: Day 48 – I Corinthians 4

Paul is telling the Corinthians that they really do have everything that they need.  He uses his own example and that of Apollo, a fellow evangelist, as people who not only can be trusted, but also as examples of people … Continue reading

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July 15, 2016: Day 47 – I Corinthians 3

Paul begins this chapter by speaking to the church in Corinth about the journey that they have been on toward maturity in the faith.  It is a journey that upon which we have all embarked, but we are all in … Continue reading

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July 14, 2016: Day 46 – I Corinthians 2

Just a reminder that First Corinthians is a letter written by the Apostle Paul to the church in the city of Corinth.  The city of Corinth is located below. You can see that it is in the southwest part of … Continue reading

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July 13, 2016: Day 45 – I Corinthians 1

We find ourselves in another book of the Bible.  Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth was written while he was in Ephesus.  It is written to a church which he personally founded as we read in Acts 16.  I’ll … Continue reading

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July 12, 2016: Day 44 – Romans 16

It is hard to believe that we are finishing up Romans today.  In Paul’s farewell chapter he takes the opportunity to give greetings and shout out to those who have been significant in his ministry and in the ministry of … Continue reading

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