Paul is not talking about functions of the Spirit in someone’s personal, or individual, life. Rather, Paul is instructing the community in regards to their practice of gifts and participation of worship among a public assembly.
Paul’s instructions regarding the place of women in worship.
Certain things or issues, especially political issues in a democratic republic, might be a big deal to me, and not to you, or vice versa. How do we remain in unity with one another in the face of a difference of opinion or conscience?
How does love serve Christ? By using our freedom, not to get what we want, but rather, to serve others with honor and humility.
Most of us have pet peeves. Issues and topics that make us tick. Things that are sensitive to us, and things we don’t care too much about. Sometimes, they are things that aren’t big deals such as momma jokes. Other times, they seem to be things that might be huge deals, such as drinking or politics.
who or what is the most important thing to you in life? What is it or who is it that you love the most?
Confidence by Pastor Meghan Boyle
Pastor Ken speaks on Paul’s last words
Ever have a friend that you heard did something, which was, so out of character for them, that you didn’t believe it? Today, we’re going to read about a report that’s contrary to character. In this report and inPaul’s response, we are going to see a greater picture of the church than before.
God’s wisdom is revealed in Jesus Christ.
What will our resurrection be like?
Growing pains. Sometimes we experience them. Sometimes we don’t. Sometimes we become accustomed to growing.
Growing pains occur because our body is opposed to the growth. However, our bodies must grow. Hence, the pain.
In verses 1-3, Paul is still continuing his discussion of the question, “since God’s grace has
set us free from the law, does that mean that we can go on sinning?”
Paul gives another explanation using an analogy of marriage. No we can’t.
What are you a slave to? Slave to sin? Slave to righteousness?
What is marriage? It has a mixed bag of meanings in our culture. What do the Scriptures teach regarding, what is marriage?