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Day 169 – “Let all that you do be done in love.”

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 16 In the closing chapter of 1 Corinthians Paul is saying goodbye and making plans to travel and eventually make his way back to Corinth.  As he is doing so he states a final summary of … Continue reading

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Day 168 – You Will Get a New Body

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 15:35-58 In my opinion, this is one of the most joyful chapters of the New Testament.  In it, Paul just made it clear to the Corinthians that the resurrection of the body is real.  Paul says, … Continue reading

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Day 167 – The Resurrection is Real

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 15:1-34 Apparently, some in Corinth are saying that there is no resurrection of the dead.  Paul addresses this head on.   First, he lists all the witness to the resurrected Jesus.  Paul notes that the resurrected Jesus … Continue reading

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Day 166 – Why you should care about speaking in tongues!

Today’ reading: 1 Cor 14 Chapter 14 of 1 Corinthians is one of my most favorite chapters in the Bible.  On the surface, it is a boring list of rules for speaking in tongues in the infant Church.  This phenomenon … Continue reading

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Day 165 – The Greatest of These is Love

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 13 How many weddings have we been to when we heard the passages of 1 Corinthians 13?  At every wedding, we hear, “Love is patient, love is kind…”,  but let’s consider what it means theologically.  Notice: … Continue reading

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Day 164 – The Body of Christ

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 12 There are many divisions in the Church at Corinth.   Paul started this letter speaking about how some claimed their faith was superior because of the gravitas of the person who baptized them.  Yesterday we read … Continue reading

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Day 163 – Factions Among You

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 11 Today, Paul addresses additional problems in the Corinthian community.  One of them is disunity that had grown up at services.  It seems that services have become sort of a dinner party.  Some people are treating … Continue reading

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Day 162 – Participation

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 10 Paul spends several verses outlining for the Corinthians the boundaries for eating meat that had been sacrificed to idols.  Basically, he really wants to make the point that Christianity is something far different from paganism.  … Continue reading

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Day 161 – Paul’s Duty

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 9 Today we read passages where Paul further annunciates his right as an Apostle to obtain a living from the congregation if he so chooses.  However, Paul makes the point that he has forgone this right … Continue reading

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Day 160 – Meat Sacrificed to Idols

Today’s reading: 1 Cor 8 Paul next addresses what was a fairly big controversy in the first century.  As the faith spread out from Jewish to Gentile areas and the conversion of Gentiles became a greater focus the question of … Continue reading

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