Sermons on 1 Corinthians

5 Smooth Stones

5 Smooth Stones: All That You Need

What more do we need to be able to follow God fully? As we come, worship with heart & lean in expecting God to answer as we dive in together to His word & continue our series—Five Smooth Stones, Week 3.

ONE: Each One Reach One

1 CORINTHIANS 9:19-23 Paul’s Use of His Freedom Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under the law (though I myself am not under the law), so as to win those under the law. To those not having the law I became like…

ONE: Greater than the Sum of the Parts

Big Idea: We are each made unique. We are each made in the image of God. Individually, that makes us impressive; collectively that makes us unstoppable. 1 CORINTHIANS 12:12-31 Unity and Diversity in the Body Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all…

Week Two: Grow

Big Idea: The growth of a Christian is complex and involves many change agents like God’s Word, fellowship with other believers, personal prayer and worship. These things are all very important, but they only serve to set up fertile soil in a Christians heart. The growth comes from God and his exclusive work in our lives. Similar to the part a farmer plays in growing a crop, he tills the soil, he plants the seed, he waters the seed but…