Unbelieving Believers

The Problem Of Unbelieving Believers 1 Corinthians 15 There are certain things that all Christians should have in common. 1) The Trinity of God is a doctrine that is fundamental to the Christian faith! God is one in essence. God is three in persons. (The Father, The Son, The Holy Ghost) The three persons allContinue reading “Unbelieving Believers”

Self-Centered Believers

The Problem Of Self-Centered Followers 1 Corinthians 13:1-14:40 The be self-centered is to be centered on yourself! To be self-centered is to be all about yourself, your own self interest, or the love your own private interest and is also known as selfishness. This self-centeredness is destroying the America that we know and love. SmallContinue reading “Self-Centered Believers”

The Dysfunctional Member

The Problem Of Dysfunctional Members 1 Corinthians 12 To function in the Church is to perform the duty that God has called us to do! God has given us all a ministry! Our ministry is the ministry of reconciliation! The true meaning of “reconcile” is to exchange a sinful life for new relationship with God.Continue reading “The Dysfunctional Member”

Disorderly Worship In The Church

The Problem Of Disorderly Worship 1 Corinthians 10:16-11:34 That word disorderly means, confused, lawless, contrary to the law. The Bible says: 2Th 3:6 Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received ofContinue reading “Disorderly Worship In The Church”

Supporting The Church

The Problem Of Inadequate Support 1 Corinthians 9:1-10:15 The lesson today deals with supporting those who are called of God to preach the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. As Christians we are obligated to not only support the Church and the ministries of the Church, we are to support those that preach the “Gospel”!Continue reading “Supporting The Church”

Abusing Christian Liberty

The Problem Of Abused Liberty 1 Corinthians 8 By definition “Liberty” is the opposite of “servitude” or “bondage”. Liberty is then slaves or captives who are set free from oppression. Throughout the Bible we can see that the main theme is that God will set His people free from spiritual bondage. God has never ordainedContinue reading “Abusing Christian Liberty”

Broken Marriages

The Problem Of Broken Marriages 1 Corinthians 7 Before we begin this lesson we must realize that the Apostle Paul is addressing the Church and he is addressing certain questions this church at Corinth had about marriage. Whatever the results we take from this passage we must realize that marriage is indeed honorable in theContinue reading “Broken Marriages”

Unresolved Disputes In The Church

The Problem Of Unresolved Disputes 1 Corinthians 6 In the days of the Apostle Paul, we know that in Greek culture we find that they were a quarrelsome people and actually enjoyed taking their problems to the law for settlement. In our last few lessons we have seen that it is not the job ofContinue reading “Unresolved Disputes In The Church”

Neglecting Church Discipline

The Problem Of Neglecting Church Discipline 1 Corinthians 5 Before we begin such a topic as church discipline we need to consider that no matter who we are, we are all sinners who are saved only by the “Grace of God”! Many of us always seem to be guilty of justifying our own sin, whileContinue reading “Neglecting Church Discipline”

The Problem Of Church Criticism

The Problem Of Judgmental Criticism 1 Corinthians 4 Criticism is the art of scrutiny and scrutiny means a critical examination! A critic is one who has exalted himself to the position of “a judge” of others! In the church many times there are those who seek to find the faults of others without considering theirContinue reading “The Problem Of Church Criticism”