1 Corinthians 15: The Gospel Declared Part 3

1 Corinthians 15 The Gospel Declared
1. declare: To make clear or plain (anything that is obscure or imperfectly understood); to clear up, explain, expound, interpret, elucidate.
2. This is the same gospel that Paul had preached to the Corinthians and that they had also received.
v. 1 c/w ACT 18:1-11.
A. It was Paul’s gospel that converted them. He was the father of their conversion.
1CO 4:15; 2CO 11:1-2.
B. In his absence, they had strayed from Paul’s gospel to the point that they might accept any gospel. 1CO 11:19; 2CO 11:3-4.

Justice and Judgment Part 2

Justice and Judgment
I. Sometimes we are called upon to render judgment in the court of the church and we may be called upon to sit on a jury in a civil court.
A. As a church we have judicial authority over our individual members. 1CO 5:12; 6:1-5.
1. 2. 3.
B. In 1.
2.
3.
Our power only extends to separating company from an offender.
Church membership is voluntary and apostates are free to leave. JOH 6:66-68. This is a power of free association that can only be harmed by church incorporation, not helped by it.

1 Corinthians 15: The Gospel Declared Part 2

1 Corinthians 15 The Gospel Declared
1. declare: To make clear or plain (anything that is obscure or imperfectly understood); to clear up, explain, expound, interpret, elucidate.
2. This is the same gospel that Paul had preached to the Corinthians and that they had also received.
v. 1 c/w ACT 18:1-11.
A. It was Paul’s gospel that converted them. He was the father of their conversion.
1CO 4:15; 2CO 11:1-2.
B. In his absence, they had strayed from Paul’s gospel to the point that they might accept any gospel. 1CO 11:19; 2CO 11:3-4.

1 Corinthians 15: The Gospel Declared Part 1

1 Corinthians 15 The Gospel Declared
1. declare: To make clear or plain (anything that is obscure or imperfectly understood); to clear up, explain, expound, interpret, elucidate.
2. This is the same gospel that Paul had preached to the Corinthians and that they had also received.
v. 1 c/w ACT 18:1-11.
A. It was Paul’s gospel that converted them. He was the father of their conversion.
1CO 4:15; 2CO 11:1-2.
B. In his absence, they had strayed from Paul’s gospel to the point that they might accept any gospel. 1CO 11:19; 2CO 11:3-4.

The First Christians

The First Christians
(Acts 11:25) Then departed Barnabas to Tarsus, for to seek Saul:
(Acts 11:26) And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

The First Christians

(Acts 11:25) Then departed Barnabas to Tarsus, for to seek Saul:
(Acts 11:26) And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

On Becoming an Adult Part 7

On Becoming an Independent, Responsible, Successful Adult
I. If God gives grace, there comes a time for all to transition from childhood to adulthood.
A. The adult puts away childish ways. 1CO 13:11.
B. This doesn’t happen overnight nor is it pegged to a birthday. An 18-year old may or may
not be ready for independence: it depends upon the level of maturity.
C. Youth needs to gradually develop mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually to
prepare for being an independent, responsible, successful adult.

Justice and Judgment Part 1

Justice and Judgment
I. Sometimes we are called upon to render judgment in the court of the church and we may be called upon to sit on a jury in a civil court.
A. As a church we have judicial authority over our individual members. 1CO 5:12; 6:1-5.
1. 2. 3.
B. In 1.
2.
3.
Our power only extends to separating company from an offender.
Church membership is voluntary and apostates are free to leave. JOH 6:66-68. This is a power of free association that can only be harmed by church incorporation, not helped by it.

Fatherhood and Child Discipline

1. The purpose of this study is to refresh us all on the responsibilities and methods of parenting as God has established and communicated them in the Bible. We’ll look at the following facts from scripture.
a. Children are a blessing from God.
b. The responsibility for training children falls upon the parents.
c. Foolishness is bound in your child’s heart.
d. The biblical method of disciplining your children is with the rod of reproof.
e. The biblical method of instructing your children is with the holy scriptures.
f. Examples of how not to train children.

Resolutions

Resolutions
(LUK 16:4) I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
resolve: A determination or resolution. 2. Firmness or steadfastness of purpose. (vb) To determine or decide upon a course of action.
determine: To direct to some end or conclusion; to come to some conclusion. refl. To bring oneself to a decision; to come to the resolve ( to do something). intr. (for refl.) To come to the decision; to resolve definitely (to do something). In early use to determine with oneself.