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Extreme Examples at Corinth (12 of 21)
Series: 1 Corinthians
1 Corinthians 10:1-13
I - Liberty Scripturally Initiated ''Historic Happenings'' (1 - 5)
A) The Continuation of the Former Thought (1a)
B) The Consideration of the Favored Throng (1b - 4)
II - Liberty Sinfully Ignored ''Mistakes Made'' (5 - 10)
A) Multitudes Slipped Defiantly (5)
B) Major Sins Described (6 - 10)
III - Liberty Strategically Investigated ''Wise Warnings'' (11 - 13)
A) Our Past Examples (11)
B) Our Prideful Exhortation (12)
C) Our Promised Exit (13)
This sermon contains a fully alliterated outline with sub-points.
Theme: ''Old Testament examples of sin that can benefit us today''
The bible is a book about life and death. In the opening book of the bible God introduces us to the beautifulness of life, but Satan introduces us to the ugliness of Death.
- Cain killed his brother Abel
- The world was wiped out by the flood, save Noah and his family
- Sodom and Gomorrah were wiped out, except Lot and his two daughters
- Then in Numbers we see God wipe out and entire nation, except two
Num 14:29 KJV - Your carcases shall fall in this wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward, which have murmured against me,
Howard Hughes: Worth 2.5 billion dollars at his death, he was the richest man in the United States. He owned a private fleet of jets, hotels and casinos. When asked to claim his body, his nearest relative, a distant cousin, exclaimed, ''Is this Mr. Hughes?'' He had spent the last 15 years of his life a drug addict, too weak in the end to even administer the shots to himself. His 6'4'' frame had shrunk to 6'1'' and he weighed only 90 lbs.
Not a single acquaintance or relative mourned his death. The only honor he received was a moment of silence in his Las Vegas casinos. Time magazine put it this way: ''Howard Hughes' death was ...
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