Pastor Hamilton speaks to the need for Christians to listen as we engage people so that we can know how the gospel applies specifically to where they are in life, just like Jesus did.
Paul addresses his final topic of concern in the church at Corinth – a false belief regarding our resurrection. This week we talk about the hope that strengthens Christians to the end which is our resurrection.
1 Corinthians 12 reveals to us that those in the church confess Christ, use their gifts for Christ, and belong to the greater body of Christ. (Please note there is a one minute break in the recording at 17:00.)
I Corinthians 8 Paul begins to explain that by understanding that the love found in the gospel is the foundation of our community, we can seek to be faithful to the message of the cross by abandoning our own desires and seeking the building up of others.
Pastor Hamilton explains how Paul’s moral order in 1 Cor. 6b – 7 has its foundation in the original created order and if we are bring God glory we must bring our bodies in alignment with God’s order.
A great riddle of the Bible is that God is both perfectly just and compassionate and merciful. 1 Corinthians 5 speaks to how God has called his church to reflect his mercy and justice by members helping each other serve Christ.