Category Archives: Faith

Exposition of 1 Corinthians 15:1–2 The place to take your stand

1 Corinthians 15:1–2 1 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 12:8–11 Gifts point to the Spirit, not to us

1 Corinthians 12:8–11 8 To one there is given through the Spirit a message of wisdom, to another a message of knowledge by means of the same Spirit, 9 to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 11:23–29 Proclaim the Lord’s death, not division

1 Corinthians 11:23–29 23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 10:23–26 Getting things in perspective

1 Corinthians 10:23–26 23 “I have the right to do anything,” you say — but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything” — but not everything is constructive. 24 No one should seek their own good, … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 10:1–6 The road to idolatry ends with judgment

1 Corinthians 10:1–6 1 For I do not want you to be ignorant of the fact, brothers and sisters, that our ancestors were all under the cloud and that they all passed through the sea. 2 They were all baptized … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 2:14–16 We believe so that we might understand

1 Corinthians 2:14–16 14 The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit. 15 The person … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 5:18–19 Jesus used obedience to bring righteousness

We have said more than once that faith is an acceptant response to what God has said and done. Since God has said a lot about what he expects of us, including many explicit commands, it is obvious that obedience … Continue reading

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