Sermons on 1 Corinthians
1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Paul emphasized that he did not want or need to embellish the Gospel message in order to impress his audience. Pastor Rod Bunton explains that those who want to change the Gospel to appeal to man don’t realize that the point of the Gospel is to humiliate the wisdom of man.
1 Corinthians 1:17-25 Paul called out the Corinthians for their desire to change the Gospel message in favor of clever words designed to appeal to the unregenerate. Pastor Rod Bunton points out the reasons given by Paul that we shouldn’t just try to attract an audience.
1 Corinthians 1:17-25 In ancient Greece people were in love with human wisdom, that is, philosophy. Pastor Rod Bunton discusses the next issue affecting the Corinthian church who were looking for eloquent speech instead of realizing the power of the gospel message.
1 Corinthians 1:10-17 The first issue that Paul addressed in this letter is the divisions within the membership that had been reported to him. Pastor Rod Bunton explains the cause for these divisions that leads to a surprising declaration by Paul concerning baptism.
1 Corinthians 1:4-17 After the introduction, Paul reviewed many positive aspects about the church at Corinth for which he was thankful. Pastor Rod Bunton discusses this short burst of good news that stands in contrast to the content of the rest of the letter.
1 Corinthians 1:1-3 Paul begins this letter to the church at Corinth by reminding them who he is and who they are. Pastor Rod Bunton breaks down the densely packed introduction to this letter that sets the appropriate expectations for what comes next.
The church at Corinth had one underlying problem: they were immature Christians. This was manifested by many failures that Paul addressed in this letter. Pastor Rod Bunton continues his introduction to 1 Corinthians and highlights some of the failures that we will discover during this series.
1 Corinthians 1:1-2a The church in Corinth had a solid foundation when Paul established it during one of his missionary travels, but years later he was moved to write a letter to address their current condition. Pastor Rod Bunton begins a new series on the first epistle to the church at Corinth and introduces the one underlying problem that Paul was addressing.
1 Corinthians 9:24–27 The apostle Paul compared our journey of growth in sanctification to an athletic contest where the competition is our own fleshly nature and the prize is much greater than what man can bestow. Pastor Rod Bunton encourages us from scripture to embrace righteousness and exercise self-control as he concludes his in-depth examination of the doctrine of Sanctification, another work of the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:12-19 If there is no resurrection from the dead, then even Christ was not resurrected after his crucifixion. Pastor Rod Bunton teaches that our faith is useless and our hope for heaven is in vain if Christ wasn’t resurrected from death.
Mark 16:1-11, 1 Corinthians 15:1-4, 15-20 ~ The death of Jesus on the cross was an amazing sacrifice that paid the debt for sinners in the past, in the present, and in the future and yet, without the resurrection that followed, it would have accomplished nothing. Pastor Rod Bunton explains this critical part of the gospel and why we can trust that it really happened.
1 Corinthians 8 – Some are weak, some are ignored, but we all have consciences that we rely on to help us discern right from wrong. Pastor Doug Link uses this passage to teach us the Biblical view of dealing with the differences that exist between believers.