God’s people under pressure smell
What does it mean to be the aroma of Christ?
Paul has to defend his actions – he is misunderstood and maligned.
Paul emphasises how he has faced the worst of experiences aware of the presence of God and how his experience fits into the work of Christ.
Our sermons for the next couple of months will be exploring 2 Corinthians.
The resurrection of Jesus is the basis of the Christian faith. Paul seems to be clear that if we don’t or won’t or can’t believe this, then everything else about Christianity will start to unravel. We’ve begun preaching and reflecting on 1 Corinthians 15 – a long chapter in which Paul untangles the wonky ideas…
This sermon from this Sunday, ‘What Sort Of Church Does Paul Expect?’, looks at 1 Corinthians 14 in the widest sense. To get a decent overview of the chapter, either listen to the sermon from January 2008 (see below) where we looked at the whole chapter, or read this web page. It does a good job…
The PowerPoint slides available below, relate to the sermon this Sunday on Love, which is available to download via our Podcast. Hope it helps to give you a flavour of the event itself. Download the 1 Corinthians 13 PowerPoint slides.
It’s ok to talk about the gifts of the Spirit, but how do you know how God has gifted you and how to use those gifts? One of the helpful ways of coming to terms with this looks at when you feel most fulfilled and what fruit you leave behind with other people when you…