Church Alarmed ≠ Church Terrified

“As I look back upon my course, I seem to myself as one who, ascending the dark staircase of a church tower and trying to steady himself, reached for the banister, but got hold of the bell rope instead. To his horror he had then to listen to what the great bell had soundedover him and not over him alone.” –Karl Barth.

1 Corinthians 13:1-3

Hello! Thank you for listening to this week’s teaching session through 1 Corinthians. Today we’re looking at chapter 13 and especially the first three verses. **Just to clarify about the point concerning Bar Mitzvah and chapter 13 having 13 verses: obviously these are man-made constructions (the original manuscripts didn’t have chapter or verse divisions) butContinue reading “1 Corinthians 13:1-3”

How To Understand Idolatry

Hello everyone! Welcome back to the resumption of City of Temples, our teaching series through the book of 1 Corinthians. The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands. They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not; They have ears, but they hear not;Continue reading “How To Understand Idolatry”

City of Temples: A Study of 1st Corinthians

For the last few months we have been reading slowly and prayerfully through the book of 1 Corinthians – we’re calling it, The City of Temples. Just earlier this morning, I dropped the seventeenth episode as we now walk through the door of chapter 7. Why not grab your Bible and listen here? Having laidContinue reading “City of Temples: A Study of 1st Corinthians”