1 Corinthians Series

The Preaching Of The Cross

Posted by on May 1, 2005

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV May 1, 2005 Sunday Morning “The Preaching Of The Cross” Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:17-25 Scripture Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Introduction:   A.   When you hear the word “foolish,” what is the first thing that comes to your mind? 1. (Illus.- I don’t know about you, but when I hear the word “foolish,” I think of people like Larry, who’s boyhood dream was to fly, but fate conspired to keep him from fulfilling his dream. He did join the Air Force, however his poor eyesight disqualified him from becoming a pilot. After he was discharged from the military, he just sat in his backyard watching the big jets...

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Perfectly Joined Together

Posted by on Apr 24, 2005

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV April 24, 2005 Sunday Morning “Perfectly Joined Together” Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 Scripture Text: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 Introduction:   A.   Before I begin to deal with this morning’s text, I want to say that diversity in a church is a good thing. 1. In other words, the fact that we are all different is not a bad thing. The fact that we have different… -personalities, -gifts and abilities, -likes and dislikes, -ideas and opinions about some things, is not necessarily a bad (negative) thing. 2. In fact, it is a good (positive) thing. 3. This is why when God created us, He made us all...

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The Church Of God Which Is At Corinth

Posted by on Apr 3, 2005

First Baptist Church of Ranson, WV April 3, 2005 Sunday Morning “The Church Of God Which Is At Corinth” Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 Scripture Text: 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 Introduction:   A.   The city of Corinth was a thriving metropolis with a population of about 400,000. 1. Now when I say “thriving,” please understand that I mean only in a commercial sense. 2. Corinth was certainly not “thriving” spiritually. 3. In fact, Corinth was a “mecca of immorality.” 4. It was noted for it’s open and gross licentiousness. 5. The whole city was steeped in immorality of all kinds. 6. Drunkenness, gluttony, promiscuity and idolatry were...

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