1 Corinthians Sermon Series

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  • Date: Every Sunday until May 26, 2019
  • Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Location: 500 Mulberry Avenue 600 Mulberry Avenue, Anniston, AL 36201

1 CORINTHIANS WEEKLY SERMON OUTLINE 

(1:1-9) INTRODUCTION: HOLINESS AND GIFTEDNESS SHOULD CHARACTERIZE THE LOCAL BODY OF CHRIST
(1:10-17) Problem of Divisions: Loyalty to Christ cements a church together
(1:18-25) Wisdom of God: The word of the cross is true power and wisdom--
(1:26-31) Nullifying man’s pride: Divine election leaves no room for man’s pride --
(2:1-5) Powerfully preaching Christ --
(2:6-8) The mystery aspect of the wisdom of God --
(2:9-16) Spirit taught truth -- Spirit reveals . . . Spirit inspires . . . Spirit illumines –
(3:1-4) The danger of sectarianism --
(3:5-9) Sectarianism defeated by giving all glory to God --
(3:10-15) Divine blueprint for spiritual construction --
(3:16-17) The sanctity of the local church as the temple of God --
(3:18-23) God’s wisdom always trumps man’s wisdom
(4:1-5) Performance review for Christian ministers --
(4:6-13) Exposing arrogant pride and self sufficiency--
(4:14-21) Tough love
(5:1-13) Immorality Undermines the Unity and Holiness of the Church
(6:1-11) Civil Suits Undermine the Unity and Testimony of the Church
(6:12-20) Glorifying God in your body supports the unity, holiness and testimony of the church
(7:1-7) Celibacy or sexual union in marriage?
(7:8-16) Singleness . . . Marriage . . . Divorce . . . Remarriage?
(7:17-24) Bloom where you are planted --
(7:25-40) CONCERNING ADVANTAGES OF REMAINING SINGLE
(8:1-13) Love Trumps Liberty
(9:1-4) Financial support in the ministry --
(9:15-18) Preaching without pay --
(9:19-23) Identifying with the lost for the sake of the gospel --
(9:24-27) Two motivations for disciplined Christian living –
(10:1-13) OT Example from Israel in the wilderness -- Take heed lest you fall --      Persevere to the end --
(10:14-22) Don’t mess with false religions --
(10:23 – 11:1) Situational ethics – Christian liberty –
(11:2-16) Correcting abuses regarding the veiling of women -- The woman is the glory of man --
(11:17-34) Correcting abuses regarding the Lord’s Supper –
(12:1-11) Understanding spiritual gifts --
(12:12-31) One body of Christ . . . many diverse members . . . all significant and essential --
(13:1-13) The supremacy of love -- its permanence and value
(14:1-26) Considerations regarding prophesying and speaking in tongues in the church--
(14:26-40) Orderly church services –
(15:1-11) The Fact of the Resurrection --
(15:12-19) The Futility Apart from the Resurrection --
(15:20-28) The First Fruits Guarantee the Full Harvest --
(15:29-34) The Futility Apart from the Resurrection –
(15:35-49) The Future Resurrection Body Explained --
(15:50-58) The Final Victory over Mortality –
(16:1-24) CONCLUSION: GIVING AND LOVING SHOULD CONTINUE TO BIND THE BELIEVERS TOGETHER