Sermons on 1 Corinthians

Sermons on 1 Corinthians

Two rings are sitting on top of a book.

Dearly Beloved

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 and Luke 6:27-36 Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to witness… Where have you heard those words before? If they sound familiar, it is most likely because they were the opening words at many a wedding at which you were a guest. Or perhaps they are the words that were spoken at your own wedding. The words of the Apostle Paul that were read for us from his First Epistle to the Church in Corinth probably also…
A statue of moses holding the ten commandments.

I Know You Are, But What Am I?

Due to technical issues with the camera, video is not available for this service. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 The Apostle Paul—also known as St. Paul—is credited with having written more of the New Testament Books of the Bible than anyone else. His writings give us the most enlightened interpretation of the meaning of Christ’s life, death and resurrection. His teachings do more than anyone else to help us to understand how the church should function if it is to reflect the…
A yellow truck parked in the grass near other trucks.

Church Anatomy

1 Corinthians 12:12-31a A bright yellow highway department truck crept along a city street. A worker slowly climbed out of the truck and dug a large hole in the grassy strip between the sidewalk and the curb. A few minutes later, a second worker got out of the truck. He filled the hole that was just dug and tamped down the dirt. A few yards down the street, they repeated the procedure, then again and again. An elderly woman was…
A close up of gold in the middle of a rock

Fool’s Gold

1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Christians who believe in and try to live by the gospel are considered by many people to be gullible or naive. Like kids who never outgrew their belief in Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny. I remember the day when I told my former employer that I would be leaving my job to finish my seminary education on a full-time schedule and then pursue a call to ministry. “You’ll never make any money doing that”, he told…

Every Day an Ash Wednesday

Preached FCCW, March 6, 2019, Ash Wednesday 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 The church calendar is filled with holy seasons, like Advent, Epiphany, and lent; and holy days like Christmas, Easter, Pentecost – and the one we are here to observe tonight, Ash Wednesday. Often, there are certain visible and tangible practices associated with these special times. Like being anointed with ashes on Ash Wednesday.

Regifting

Preached January 27, 2019 1 Corinthians 12:1-11   Sue’s birthday is next week; and while browsing on-line for creative gift ideas I stumbled across a Reader’s Digest article entitled “What Not to Buy Your Wife.” Certain that this could not be coincidental, I thought it might be in my best interest to stop what I was doing and read it. Here are a few of the author’s suggestions on what not to buy your wife: Don’t buy anything that plugs…