Do Not Deprive Each Other

Text: 1 Corinthians 7:1-9; 13:4-7
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Is it possible to be too holy – to overreact to immorality? In Corinth, some Christians were so concerned about the sin around them, they lost sight of God’s good design for marriage. Dru looks at what Paul has to say and suggests some principles for marital intimacy.

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Glorify God in your body

Text: 1 Corinthians 6:9-20
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Delving deeper into the twisted world of Ancient Corinth, Dru looks at another issue facing this early church: sexual immorality. Rather than merely tell the church what not to do with their bodies, Paul calls them – and us – to use our bodies for something far greater than mere self-gratification. Our bodies are no longer ours: We were bought at a price.

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Why Not Rather be Wronged?

Texts: 1 Corinthians 6:1-11
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Do you worry about people in your church deliberately cheating you? What about them suing you? If this describes you, you might be a Christian in ancient Corinth! But even if you aren’t worried about the integrity and forgiveness of those you worship with, Paul has some important principles for how believers should act toward one another.

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Clean Out the Old Leaven

Texts: 1 Corinthians 4:14-5:13
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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No one likes to be criticized, but the Corinthian church was in desperate need of correction. As we continue our study of 1 Corinthians, we learn how Paul deals with sin in the church, and look for application in our relationships and fellowship. How committed are you to a set-apart community?

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A Spectacle to the World

Texts: 1 Corinthians 1-4
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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We continue in 1 Corinthians, focusing on Paul’s example in delivering Christ’s message. Paul refused to let the unreliable perspective from the world influence him, instead serving the purpose for which he was called. Listen below:

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2018.01.28 A spectacle to the World (1 Cor series)

No Other Foundation

Texts: 1 Corinthians 1-4
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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In the second message in a series on 1 Corinthians, Dru highlights the crucial differences between the foundation of the church and the building materials that we choose to build with on that foundation.

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An Ebenezer for 2017

Texts: 1 Samuel 7:1-14; 1 Corinthians 1:1-7
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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This last message for 2017 marks the beginning of a series through 1 Corinthians. Paul describes the church – even the stumbling Corinthian church – in profound and powerful terms. How does it apply to our church?

Below is the handout shared on Sunday. Use this to reflect on 2017, and what God has done.

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