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1 Corinthians

Worship That Builds Love

As we gather to worship encourage, strengthen, and build up our brothers and sisters, Paul reminds us of the importance of letting the cohesion of worship display God’s beauty and glory, rather than letting our own self-centered desires muddy up that display of who God is.

The Right Tool for the Job

Which tool you use for a project is important. A tool that is good for one job may not be good for a different job. The task at hand determines what tool fits best. In the same way, God gives us different tools called spiritual gifts to help us build up the body of Christ…

What the Spiritual Gifts Look Like

In 1 Corinthians 12 and 13, Paul teaches the Corinthian about how to use the spiritual gifts as tools to love their brothers and sisters. Now in chapter 14, he gives them a practical “how-to” lesson in applying the the things he taught them. For us, it’s easier to understand Paul’s lesson by first seeing…

What Love Looks Like

Love is complex and deep! It can be felt differently and expressed differently in all kinds of situations. So what is the best way to describe love? What does love look like?

The Body of Christ

God designed your body in an amazing way. All the different parts are made to both help each other and need each other. It’s the same way that God designed your church as the body of Christ. He designed each of us to both help each other and need each other.

Sharing Your Spiritual Gifts

What are the spiritual gifts? Why do we have them? Today we’re going to see that our spiritual gifts were designed as tools to be used to serve those around us. When we use them in the right way, we glorify Jesus by loving our brothers and sisters the way Jesus loves them.

How NOT to Take the Lord’s Supper

The Lord’s Supper is a special time that is meant to remind us of the sacrifice Jesus was willing to make for our redemption. It’s meant to be a time of joyful thanksgiving. But it’s also possible to approach it in the wrong way, which is what the Corinthian church did. How did they approach…