Sermons in “Life Centered on Messiah: A New Way of Being Human”

A Sincere and Pure Devotion (1 Corinthians 7:25-40)

Key idea: A life centered on Messiah means a life of sincere and pure devotion to Messiah. A life of sincere and pure devotion consists of two characteristics: 1. A sincere and pure devotion enables us to have a unique involvement with the world (vv. 25-31) We have a unique perspective on relationships (vv. 25-28) […]

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When Sin Looks Normal (1 Corinthians 5:1-13)

Key idea: A family centered on Messiah are to live counterculturally by holding family members accountable to the way of Jesus and by living in the way of Jesus ourselves. 1. Holding family members accountable to the way of Jesus (vv. 1-8) 2. Living in the way of Jesus ourselves (vv. 9-13)   Small group […]

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WWJD? (1 Corinthians 4:6-21)

Key idea: A people centered on Messiah embrace the way of Messiah and imitate models of Messiah 1. Embracing the way of Messiah (vv. 6-13) Embracing the way of Messiah means we don’t go beyond the way (vv. 6-7) Embracing the way of Messiah means we must count the cost of the way (vv. 8-13) […]

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Our Only Comfort In Life and Death (1 Corinthians 3:18-23)

Key idea: People centered on the Messiah must know the cause of spiritual myopia and the cure for spiritual myopia. 1. The cause of spiritual myopia (vv. 18-20) Self-deception believes that the problem is out there, not within (v. 18a) Self-deception thinks that they are something when they are nothing (v. 18b) Self-deception only looks […]

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