1 Corinthians, Part 1 – Listen
Length: 45 min
Description: God chose not the wise, powerful or noble, but the foolish, weak and despised so that we would know that our relationship with God is based on what Christ did, not what we do. Paul boasts in the power of God, not the wisdom or eloquence of his arguments. The only way we know about God is when the Spirit reveals him to us.
1 Corinthians, Part 2 – Listen
Length: 43 min
Description: The core problem of the Corinthians is pride. God turns everything for our benefit, even things that cause pain or death. The fight of faith is to believe this, even when circumstances are difficult. Only God can judge a person’s relationship to God.
1 Corinthians, Part 3 – Listen
Length: 44 min
Description: It’s better to be cheated than to take a fellow believer to court. If you are a fully devoted follower of Christ, your behavior will show it.
1 Corinthians, Part 4 – Listen
Length: 41 min
Description: Paul believes in cultural flexibility and contextualization. Paul uses the example of a race as a picture of be motivated to live well. He is saved and needs to live in a way to be saved. Whether or not to eat meat offered to idols is still a significant issue in some cultures.