Paul is appealing to the Corinthians’ struggles with engaging the intellectuals of their region. The Cross, God’s method of salvation and communicating the Divine truth did not make much sense to most people. In this passage, Paul logically conveys and supports the notion of God’s unique method of choosing something so despicable to communicate the most profound truth ever. What does the Cross mean to you?Read More
Apostle Paul wrote this letter of 1 Corinthians in RESPONSE to REPORTS he received in regards to the Church in Corinth. In the report contained questions regarding certain topics such as: Marriage, Meat, Sacrificed to Idols, and Spiritual Gifts. So, Apostle Paul addresses these matters in the letter. But, the CONDITION of the church was also reported to Paul. And according to the report, the church was NOT doing so well.Read More
The Corinthian Church was similar to today’s Church in many ways.
Paul, who planted this church, is writing to settle disputes and bring proper order to a church that is in a disarrayed state. He reminds them of the power of grace and mercy which compelled them to begin their journey of faith. Today, we focus on the two major problems of the Corinthian church and learn to align ourselves to the work and words of our Lord Jesus Christ.
“Walking on the water” is kind of picture of doing something together as God gives
me the power to do it that I cannot do on my own. This means that, in following
Jesus, there is always going to be a choice between the comfort and the safety of
the boat and the risk of getting out. Today, we simply want to be propelled to live
according to faith. We want to address our fears as well as comfort in our own lives
making sure that we get to experience “walking on the water”.Read More