What’s Your Gift?

Key Texts: 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them.  There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.  There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work.  Now to each one the manifestation of… Continue reading What’s Your Gift?

Week 16 Saturday

Raised Imperishable Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 15-16 Key verse: First Corinthians 15:42      The apostle Paul isn’t known for his brevity.  Like a lot of lawyers (and Paul had been trained in matters of spiritual and moral law) – he could be “wordy”.      But there were some times when he cut right to… Continue reading Week 16 Saturday

Week 15 Saturday

The Greatest Gift Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 13-14 Key verses: First Corinthians 13:13b        “And the greatest of these is love.”             Faith – without it we would be doomed to believe only in what we can see, touch, or taste.           Hope – without it we would be destined to a… Continue reading Week 15 Saturday

Week 14 Saturday

Everybody Counts Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 11-12 Key verses: First Corinthians 12:15-20 “Now if the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” it would not for that reason stop being part of the body. And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an… Continue reading Week 14 Saturday

Week 13 Saturday

Doing What It Takes Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 9-10 Key verses: First Corinthians 9:22b   “I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.”        The apostle Paul knew his rights as an apostle of God.  He could quote them, chapter and verse, to… Continue reading Week 13 Saturday

Week 12 Saturday

Popping the Balloon Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 7-8 Key verses: First Corinthians 8:1b When the apostle Paul set out to counsel some fellow believers on the Christian life he had his work cut out for him.  Not only did he have to deal with all the cultural influences that might sway new believers from… Continue reading Week 12 Saturday

Week 11 Saturday

Boundaries Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 5-6 Key verses: First Corinthians 6:12 I have found that one of the most helpful concepts to be discussed in Christian counseling circles is that of “boundaries”. If you want to know more about it in detail I highly recommend the book of that title, written by Drs. Cloud… Continue reading Week 11 Saturday

Week 10 Saturday

Milk or Meat Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 3-4 Key verses: First Corinthians 3:1-2 If you are of a certain age you may remember a popular television commercial from the mid-eighties featuring a disgruntled little old lady.  Confronted by a miniscule hamburger on a “big fluffy bun” at a fast food restaurant, she explains to… Continue reading Week 10 Saturday

Week 9 Saturday

A Different Kind of Spirit Today’s scripture selection: First Corinthians 1-2 Key verses: First Corinthians 2:12 Class spirit.  Team spirit.  Company spirit. The world is always asking us to cheer for somebody or something.  And, especially in the corporate “dog eat dog” culture – “if you aren’t with us, you’re against us” is heard too… Continue reading Week 9 Saturday