1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 15:50-58 – Practical Living in Light of the Resurrection

The Corinthian Christians doubted the resurrection. They didn’t think that those who trust and follow Jesus will be raised from the dead when He returns to new, eternal life with transformed bodies. Paul addressed some of this in 1 Corinthians 15:35-49, and today we’ll read verses 50-58 to see the rest of his argument and …

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1 Corinthians 15:35-49 – What Will the Resurrection Be Like?

The resurrection of the dead is usually a topic for funerals – but it’s good to think about it just on a regular Sunday. Why? Because the resurrection of the dead is a reality. In Christ, we are promised a bodily resurrection from death. So we need to look at it in concrete terms, asking …

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Love Is Action

LOVE IS NOT A FEELING or an emotion – it’s action. If you are a Christian, you have not been called to feel a certain way about your fellow Christians. Feelings come and go and you really can’t control them. But you have been called to a determination to bless and act in a loving …

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Otherishness

In America, you can drive past 10 churches that don’t suit your preferences and then go to the one that fits like a glove – the one where everybody’s just like you, where all the opinions are just like yours, and where you feel the most comfortable. But in ancient Corinth, they didn’t have churches …

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