Text: 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Speaker: Dru Lattin Direct Download (Right-click link and save file)
The focus of early church services was Jesus Christ, through the sharing of Communion. But in Corinth, the focus of the Lord’s Table was selfishness and pride. Dru looks at what division does to our focus and invites us all to remember Christ, rather than ourselves.
Text: 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 Speaker: Dru Lattin Direct Download (Right-click link and save file)
What does the practice of covering one’s head have to do with spiritual warfare or the church? To some, 1 Corinthians 11 is a confusing explanation of a cultural practice, largely irrelevant to us today. To others, it may be a familiar practice, but the meaning is unclear. In this message, Dru explains that the covering of the head is a timeless practice, providing pictures of profound, eternal truths.
Text: 1 Corinthians 9:1-14 Speaker: Dru Lattin Direct Download (Right-click link and save file)
What do apostles, oxen, and exegesis of Deuteronomy have in common? They’re all important parts of Paul’s defense of Christian freedom, as found in 1 Corinthians 9. Before looking at what Paul does with his freedom and rights, Dru spends today’s message looking at some diverse but valuable lessons we can learn from his arguments.
With a grab bag of three topics – the nature of apostleship, ministerial support, and principles of Bible study – he concludes with the kitchen sink: what does it means to have freedom in Christ?
Text: 1 Corinthians 8 Speaker: Dru Lattin Direct Download (Right-click link and save file)
There are countless church problems – some serious, some frivolous – but many of them have the same root: tension between liberty and conscience. The Corinthians were no different, and Paul provides essential principles for navigating this kind of conflict.
Texts: 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 Speaker: Dru Lattin Direct Download (Click link and download file)
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.
Texts: 1 Corinthians 1-4 Speaker: Dru Lattin Direct Download (Click link and download file)
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.