No Ressurection? Then Our Faith Is in Vain

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:12-19 Following his reminder of “first importance,” Paul begins to address the matter of the resurrection more fully. In this week’s passage, Paul tells that his preaching and our faith is in vain if Christ did not ri

A Reminder of First Importance

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 All of us have various demands and interests that compete for being of “first importance” in our lives. Paul reminds us that the death, burial, resurrection, and revelation of Jesus is what matters most. And, living as

Love Does Not Envy

1 Corinthians 2 When the sin of envy rears its head in our lives, it displays a fundamental thanklessness and selfishness within us. Furthermore, it can illustrate our distrust of God (who can and does bless others as He sees fit) or show that our de

Love is Kind

Returning to 1 Corinthians 13 this week, we remember that if we have love, we show forth various attributes that are altogether life-giving, fruitful, and wonderfully beneficial for the whole Body of Christ. This week, we consider the second in Paul