Tag Archives: Grace

Exposition of 1 Corinthians 12:4–7 Paul’s synopsis

1 Corinthians 12:4–7 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 4:6–13 Who will reign with Christ crucified?

1 Corinthians 4:6–13 6 Now, brothers and sisters, I have applied these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, so that you may learn from us the meaning of the saying, “Do not go beyond what is written.” Then … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 3:10–15 Grace and a test by fire

1 Corinthians 3:10–15 10 By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. 11 For no one can lay any … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 1:26–30 God’s grace brings him honor

1 Corinthians 1:26–30 26 Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. 27 But God chose the … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 1:10–17 Unity under the cross of Christ

1 Corinthians 1:10–17 10 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but … Continue reading

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Exposition of 1 Corinthians 1:4–9 God’s kindness in Jesus Christ

1 Corinthians 1:4–9 4 I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 5 For in him you have been enriched in every way — with all kinds of speech and with all … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 5:20–21 Where grace reigns, Jesus is Lord

Contemporary people live in the swirl and cross-currents flowing in a culture that encourages drift. Whether we consider the ever-changing world of fashion, our most recent text message, the latest ‘news’ about celebrities, or the long sequence of fast-food outlets, … Continue reading

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