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One of the things I am so challenged by when I read church history is the lengths to which people will go in service to Christ. It is truly inspiring. Some give up family. Some give up dreams of wealth. Others give up their hope of marriage to focus on God’s work in the world. The last half of 1 Corinthians 7 speaks about this final group. They give themselves to the Kingdom, remaining celibate and committed to following Jesus wherever he leads. This devotion is challenging to many of us who might find it difficult to recount one act of costliness we have endured in the name of Christ. This week’s message will be a teaching that exhorts the committed single life and calls all of us to a greater willingness to sacrificial living.
This mornings message comes from 1 Corinthians chapter 7 and will cover a lot of territory with regard to marriage. In this passage Paul gives instructions about marriage from teaching on sexual dynamics within marriage to how couples deal with one spouse coming to Christ while the other doesn’t. 
Our bodies are sacred, which means they are connected with God. It also means they deserve honor and care. In our text for this morning, Paul reminds us that sexual sin degrades what is sacred. But more than that, we are given a picture of incredible connection with God through our bodies and God honoring sexuality. My hope for this morning is that the Spirit of God inspires us through his Word and discussion to find joy and healing in Christ through a greater understanding of God’s plan.
Is it ever appropriate for a Christian to sue another Christian? Is it ever right for a Christian to take a non-Christian to court? If so, how do we know that to be true? If not, what do we do when someone has taken advantage of us? These are the questions we will seek to address as we look at the next passage of scripture in our journey through 1 Corinthians.
This morning’s message is a difficult word. By nature we don’t like accountability. “Don’t judge me!” On top of that, we are a people seeking to be known for the grace we show each other. And yet, Paul insists that a healthy church cannot tolerate blatant and unrepentant sin. In fact, he says “don’t associate or even eat with someone who does these things and claims to be a Christian. This morning’s message will seek to help us understand what healthy church discipline looks like.

What does it mean to be a minister in the church? What should ministers look like, act like, be like? Congregations and their leaders have a whole variety of answers to these questions. In chapter four of 1 Corinthians Paul addresses what authority he has and does not have. As we look at this chapter we will discover what expectations we should have of our leaders and what expectations we ought to have of ourselves.
This week we open up 1 Corinthians 3 to see what we can learn about that beautiful mess of a church. The chapter aims to address the division that the church is facing. Paul reminds the church that they don’t belong to any specific leader, but instead they are people of God. He then goes on to tell them how the church has been built. The foundation of the Church is Jesus, and each one should consider how they will build on that foundation. Finally, Paul stresses to the Church that it is in them that God’s Spirit resides.

This message is born out of 1 Corinthians chapter 2. In this chapter we find that we only know the purposes of God when the Spirit of God lives within us. Furthermore, we can only live in God’s purposes when His Spirit is alive and at work within us. And as we live in the Spirit, we take on the mind of Christ. This mindset is the secret wisdom that transforms the world.
This message will examine the unlikely way God constructs his Kingdom and his church. Understanding God’s philosophy and method of construction will have profound effects on the way we see others in the church as well as how we live and operate as a body. The primary principle found in chapter one is that God often uses seemingly powerless and foolish things to build his kingdom.
The world is changing in radical ways and as our culture changes our church must carefully and boldly change as well. This week’s message will highlight some of the changes that have already begun to affect us. The message will call us to consider how God might be leading us to begin responding to these changes. The text for Sunday morning comes from Acts 10 and 11 as Peter is called to step out of the box he has lived in his entire life.