No Other Custom

Text: 1 Corinthians 11:2-16
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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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.

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UPDATE: Please click here to listen to or read a follow-up clarification on this message. https://gracebiblestonelake.com/2018/10/04/how-does-god-make-a-person-after-his-heart/

 

Written for Our Benefit

Text: 1 Corinthians 9:1-14
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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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?

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I will never again eat meat

Text: 1 Corinthians 8
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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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.

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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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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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