Gifted for the Common Good

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Summary of the Text: In the passage, Paul begins to address another issue concerning the Corinthian public worship; the use of Spiritual gifts. He discusses the declaration of the Spirit, the manifestation of the Spirit, and the distribution of the gifts. The Proposition of the Sermon: What are the Spiritual gifts and their purpose? Individuals within the […]

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Table Manners: Coming ‘Together’ for the Lord’s Supper

Text: 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Summary of the Text:  In this passage, the Apostle Paul rebukes the Corinthian congregation for having divisions and factions, which were becoming obvious during the Lord’s Supper; a meal which should reflect the selfless attitude of Christ and the unity of the believers. The thesis of the Sermon:  How should the church behave during the Lord’s Supper? The […]

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