Date: December 17
Title: Pt. 2 - Divisions in the Body
Passage: 1 Corinthians 1:10-4:21 ... click on passage to open new window in Bible Gateway
Speaker: Bob Corbin

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1 Corinthians 1:10-4:21
Pt. 2 - Divisions in the Body
* The church of Corinth was a church that reflected the multiculturalism of the city wherein it sat. As such, they struggled in knowing how to apply their new faith in the One True God in a world of hedonism and idolatry. Additionally, they struggled with the conflicting Libertine views of the Gentiles and the Legalistic views of the Jews. * In the past two weeks, we have seen Paul's reminder to the Corinthians of God's sovereign ownership of the church and His involvement in the putting together of the members. The church belongs to God. We gather together to worship and serve Him. * However, being sinful, self-focused humans we quickly lose focus on God and begin to focus on our desires, cultural norms and personal interpretations ... and then impose them upon the interactions of the assembly. * When that occurs, schisms are not are not far behind. * Sadly, the early church was noted for "multiplication" ... but today's church is more noted by "division." * Paul addresses this issue very succinctly at the beginning of the Epistle..
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