Set Something Aside

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 16:1-4
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Money is a touchy subject, and religion can be as well – but in this message, Dru takes both head-on. Using the example of Paul and the Corinthian believers, he gives practical counsel for those giving to the church, and for those who are responsible to care for the money.

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Made Alive

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 15
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Many areas of the Christian life are open to personal application, with freedom to differ. But there are other issues that are utterly non-negotiable. The Gospel of Jesus – his death for sinners and resurrection of victory over the dead – isn’t open to tweaking, and Paul wants everyone to know that.

In this message, Dru looks at seven reasons Paul gives why the resurrection matters. Without the resurrection, we have no life – none in eternity, and no true life now. Listen below to learn of how you can share in Christ’s resurrection.

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The Lord’s Command

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 14:26-40
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Around the world, churches meet together every week to worship. Though all true churches are meeting to exalt Christ and learn of him, there’s still a lot of diversity in how each group does this. Is this okay?

In this message, Paul concludes his discussion of church practice, and provides two simple principles for how we should worship together. Listen below to hear what they are, and what it looks like in our church.

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God Is Really Among You

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 14:20-25
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Among Christians, there are few topics more controversial – and yet central to our experience – than prophecy. In this message, Dru explores the practice in the Bible, focusing on Paul’s teaching to the Corinthian church.

Despite the confusion and conflict, it is important that we understand prophecy. When we embrace this gift to the church, Paul shows that we will be marked as a people that God is truly with.

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How Will I Benefit You?

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 14:1-19
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Continuing with 1 Corinthians, Dru tackles the sometimes-confusing issue of speaking in tongues. After a historical overview of this spiritual gift, he looks at the motivating principles behind how speaking gifts are to be used in the church. Paul called Corinth to “seek to excel in building up the church.” We should do no less.

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An Even Better Way

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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What is love? This age-old question isn’t fully answered in secular songs or poetry. But Paul provides a clear-eyed description of this emotion, and how it relates to life in the body of Christ. Listen below for an examination of our love for each other, and how we can grow in it.

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The Always-Incomplete Catalog of Spiritual Gifts

Key texts: Romans 12:1-8; Ephesians 4:1-14; 1 Corinthians 12:7-10, 28-30
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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In a previous message, Dru looked at Paul’s teaching on spiritual gifts. But there are many more gifts given to the church than the handful listed in 1 Corinthians 12. Listen below to explore the variety of ways God equips his church, and consider: What gift should I be using to bless the Body?

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