Tag Archives: Discipleship

Exposition of 1 Corinthians 13:11–13 At childhood’s end — Love

1 Corinthians 13:11–13 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. 12 For now … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 9:24–27 The importance of self-control

1 Corinthians 9:24–27 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 25 Everyone who competes in the games goes … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 7:32–40 Complicated living for God

1 Corinthians 7:32–40  32 I would like you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord’s affairs — how he can please the Lord. 33 But a married man is concerned about the affairs of … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 4:14–21 A father’s concern for his spiritual children

1 Corinthians 4:14–21 14 I am writing this not to shame you but to warn you as my dear children. 15 Even if you had ten thousand guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 3:1–9 Misunderstanding life in the Spirit

1 Corinthians 3:1–9 1 Brothers and sisters, I could not address you as people who live by the Spirit but as people who are still worldly — mere infants in Christ. 2 I gave you milk, not solid food, for … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 1:13–15 — Win Christ’s disciples; equip Christ’s disciples!

When Paul speaks of reaping “some harvest” (Rom. 1:13) among the Roman Christians, perhaps he is looking back to the parable told by Jesus about the four soils (Luke 8:4-15). The only seed that grew and actually yielded a harvest … Continue reading

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Books: The Path to the Cross — Chapter 10

            Available at Amazon.com    Chapter 10 A Big Difference Jesus commends serving others Years ago I made a large astronomical telescope, which provided me with hours of fun. Whenever I set up my telescope … Continue reading

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