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When we first come to Christ we are tempted to make radical changes to our lives in order to prove our devotion to God. But there are some dangers there - and Paul addresses these in answer to a perplexing question.
How free should you be as a Christian - especially when dealing with younger, less mature believers. Paul addresses a difficult subject as freedom and legalism are compared. The answers may surprise you.
In chapter 9, we explore having the Lord as your avocation
Many of us want to bypass trial and temptation - but God says there is no "Fast Pass" around difficulty. In fact, we need to learn from the mistakes of others in order to learn patience and the way to withstand temptation.
Men and women, head coverings, improper use of communion - Paul tackles these and other controversial subjects in this chapter - we look at the one key verse that makes it all make sense.
Learn about the Context, Motivation, and Operation of the gifts of the Spirit as we study this chapter. Learn the four keys to living life as a part of the body of Christ.
No matter how gifted you are
The gifts of the Spirit have split churches and keep Christians apart
When it comes to understanding God, logic is important - but when we use human standards of logic we can miss God completely. Find out what illogical ideas people have about God. This study also explains ways to tell why you believe what you believe.
We spend many hours and much effort to make our present bodies better. While there's nothing wrong with it, we should also be preparing to get our new bodies - ones that won't decay or atrophy.
What happens when something goes wrong - does it mean you are bad? What happens when you think you've heard God and things don't work out - does it mean you didn't hear right? Paul answers both questions in this 1st chapter.
How can a Christian be a pawn of Satan? It's easier than you may think. Learn about the schemes of the enemy and how not to fall prey to Satan's devices.
How do you make changes in your life? Do you do it by comparing yourself to others around you - do you do it by comparing yourself to come external standard, or do you do it by God's Spirit? Learn the best way to make changes that last.
Is it okay to be doing badly? Is it okay to be weak? The world would say "no" but the Apostle Paul uses weakness and discouragement to see the Lord's life created in him and others.
When we look to the outside appearance of things our senses, and our emotions can mislead us. We need to look to what changes God is making in us, in preparing us for a new body and a new life with Him
What kind of gauge do you use to measure your effectiveness? Often we use the world as our measure and it leads us to see failure, when God really sees success. Learn the keys to accurately measuring your life for God.
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Have you ever wondered whether tithing was in the New Testament? You might be surprised at the answer. Find out the 11 qualities of true giving to God as we continue our study of Paul's letter to the Corinthians.
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