Intro to “Salvation” Word Studies Series

Hello! What do you think of a series focusing on salvation? More precise, a series of word studies from the Greek New Testament on salvation? I thought you’d like the idea! This post is an introduction to the upcoming series. Here I will discuss why I chose this subject,  how I plan to engage these … Continue reading Intro to “Salvation” Word Studies Series

Defending the Inerrancy of Scripture with Skeptics

How would I defend the doctrine of biblical inerrancy to either a skeptic or a non-evangelical Christian? Although the aim of my discussion with either party would be the same, the approaches would need to be different. However, there would be some overlap in my method of debating either persuasion. For example, you should practice … Continue reading Defending the Inerrancy of Scripture with Skeptics

Gifted for the Common Good

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Summary of the Text: In the passage, Paul begins to address another issue concerning the Corinthian public worship; the use of Spiritual gifts. He discusses the declaration of the Spirit, the manifestation of the Spirit, and the distribution of the gifts. The Proposition of the Sermon: What are the Spiritual gifts and … Continue reading Gifted for the Common Good

Table Manners: Coming ‘Together’ for the Lord’s Supper

Text: 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Summary of the Text:  In this passage, the Apostle Paul rebukes the Corinthian congregation for having divisions and factions, which were becoming obvious during the Lord's Supper; a meal which should reflect the selfless attitude of Christ and the unity of the believers. The thesis of the Sermon:  How should the church behave … Continue reading Table Manners: Coming ‘Together’ for the Lord’s Supper

Expelled: A Case for Excommunication in 1 Corinthian 5

  Should a person be expelled from a church communion? Often, in the minds of modernity, the word “excommunication” conjures up disparaging images of a bygone puritanical society ostracizing an individual for a simple mistake or even false allegations. The idea that an individual can be removed from their place of fellowship is downright repugnant … Continue reading Expelled: A Case for Excommunication in 1 Corinthian 5