Author Archives: Barry Applewhite

Recent Blog Problems

If you have ever locked yourself out of your own housing or car, then you know how I felt when I locked myself out of my blog while trying to make “improvements.” It has taken about two weeks to get … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 16:1–9 Sharing the burdens of others

1 Corinthians 16:1–9 1 Now about the collection for the Lord’s people: Do what I told the Galatian churches to do. 2 On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 15:53–58 Different views about death

1 Corinthians 15:53–58 53 For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality. 54 When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 15:44b–52 Like the man from heaven

1 Corinthians 15:44b–52 [44a It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body.] 44b If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. 45 So it is written: “The first man Adam became a … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 15:35–44a Far-reaching transformation

1 Corinthians 15:35–44a 35 But someone will ask, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come?” 36 How foolish! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies. 37 When you sow, you … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 15:29–34 How love can conquer death and loss

1 Corinthians 15:29–34 29 Now if there is no resurrection, what will those do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are people baptized for them? 30 And as for us, why … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 15:20–28 God’s orderly process and resurrection

1 Corinthians 15:20–28 20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. 21 For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. 22 … Continue reading

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