Monthly Archives: October 2015

Paul on Decision-Making, Part III

“Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” (I Corinthians 10:31) In the book of I Corinthians, the Apostle Paul shares several “nuggets” of truth which can help us in our … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Gerasene Demoniac” (Mark 5:1-20 sermon)

During the Second World War, when Hitler conquered France, he immediately shut down the borders to keep the people from leaving the country. But one small border town saw its population diminish rapidly, so the Germans searched for the answer. … Continue reading

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Decision-Making, Part II

“Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.”  (I Corinthians 10:24) Having already stated in I Corinthians 9:23 that his first consideration in decision-making was the gospel (see post here), Paul here offers a second: consider … Continue reading

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A Gospel Decision-Making Grid (Decision-Making, Pt. I)

How do you determine if you are going to do something or not?  By whether you “want” to do it?  If it will make you appear good to others?  Because it will make you money?  How do you decide? The … Continue reading

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Your Body: Slave — or Master?

“But I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.” (I Corinthians 9:27) Paul wrote here that he “disciplined” his body. The New American Standard Bible … Continue reading

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The Stability of Your Times

“And He will be the stability of your times, a wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is his treasure.” (Isaiah 33:6) Significantly, this verse was written to God’s people in a time of impending distress … Continue reading

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We Exist For Him

Four little words found in Corinthians 8:6 would prove revolutionary if we would really understand and apply them. The words? “We exist for Him.”

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