Building You Up, Builds Me Up

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Series: AS YOU WAIT Title: Building You Up, Builds Me Up Author: Hal Hester Scripture Read: 1 Corinthians 14.1–25 Description: It is counterintuitive but the truth is that the more we try to make church about ourselves, our growth, our getting filled-up, our getting encouraged, our experience the less we actually grow or experience God. […]

Its All About Love

Posted Posted in 1Corinthians

Series: As You Wait Title: Its All About Love Author: Hal Hester Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13. 1-13 Description: As the Corinthians church waited for Jesus’ return they lacked nothing, not spiritual gifts, money, talent, wisdom, or teaching, nothing but love and for that reason they amounted to nothing. Because no matter how much you have […]

Gifts are for Giving

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Series: AS YOU WAIT Title: Gifts Are For Giving Author: Hal Hester Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12.1–31 Description: The purpose of a gift is giving, its something we give away. When God gives his gifts to his people, he does it to bless the whole church. When we keep refuse to use our gifts not only […]

Top That!

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Series: AS YOU WAIT Title: Top That! Author: Hal Hester Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11.2-16 Description:  The Corinthian Church was self-consumed. Their only real issue (despite the many listed) was that they didn’t love anyone but themselves. In this controversial text the real problem isn’t head-coverings but a lack of love and respect for one another, […]

Are You Going to Eat That?

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Series: As You Wait Title: Are You Going to Eat That? Author: Hal Hester Scripture Read: 8.1-13 Description: We have tremendous freedom in Christ but sometimes knowing the facts and knowing what is best are two different things. How do we respond like Christ when others around us are afraid of the very freedom you hold […]

Worse Than Pagans

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Series: AS YOU WAIT Title: Worse Than Pagans Author: Hal Hester Scripture Read: 1 Corinthians 5.1-6.20 Description: The greco-roman world was known for its sexually permissive culture, but some people in the Corinthians church felt they had outgrown the restraints of culture and began to practice a form of morality that even the Corinthians thought […]