1 Corinthians 7:17 17 Only, let each one [seek to conduct himself and regulate his affairs so as to] lead the life which the Lord has allotted and imparted to him and to which God has invited and summoned him. This is my order in all the churches. Apparently the Corinthians were ready to make … Continue reading Make sure to think through the ramifications before making wholesale changes. God may want to use you right where you are.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 19 Do you not know that your body is the temple (the very sanctuary) of the Holy Spirit Who lives within you, Whom you have received [as a Gift] from God? You are not your own,20 You were bought with a price [purchased with a preciousness and paid for, made His own]. … Continue reading Are you taking care of yourself? In what you do? In what you eat?
1 Corinthians 3:16-17 16 Do you not discern and understand that you [the whole church at Corinth] are God’s temple (His sanctuary), and that God’s Spirit has His permanent dwelling in you [to be at home in you, collectively as a church and also individually]?17 If anyone does hurt to God’s temple or corrupts it … Continue reading Do you know what you are? Do you know important that makes you?
1 Corinthians 2:13 13 And we are setting these truths forth in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the [Holy] Spirit, combining and interpreting spiritual truths with spiritual language [to those who possess the Holy Spirit]. Everyone wants to be wise. Yet Paul taught the Corinthians that true wisdom or discernment requires … Continue reading How long does it take to forget? (fall asleep) How long does it take to remember? (wake up) What does it take for us to turnaround?
1 Corinthians 1:4-6 4 I thank my God at all times for you because of the grace (the favor and spiritual blessing) of God which was bestowed on you in Christ Jesus,5 [So] that in Him in every respect you were enriched, in full power and readiness of speech [to speak of your faith] and … Continue reading Do you point out all the good that has taken place prior to helping to correct? Do you use the sandwich method with the good being the bread that surrounds the harder message, the meat you also want to share?