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Idolatrous Implications at Corinth (14 of 21)
Series: 1 Corinthians
1 Corinthians 10:14-22
I - The Helpful Admonition (14 - 15)
II - The Holy Association (16 - 18)
III - The Hellish Activity (19 - 20)
IV - The Honest Appeal (21)
V - The Heavenly Anger (22)
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Theme: ''Understanding that idolatry has a demonic foundation''
In our sermon today we are going to look at the sinfulness of idols, sacrificing to idols, and knowingly eating meat that was offered to idols. We may live a few thousand years after the Corinthian's but we still have idolatrous issues.
Results from a new study released from Ellison Research finds that 13 percent of Americans do not believe at all in the concept of sin. But, a majority of Americans (87%), however, do believe in this concept and they include adultery (81%), racism (74%), use of hard drugs (65%), failing to say anything if they're given too much change by a cashier (63%), having an hard drugs (56%), cheating on their taxes (52%) and homosexual activity (52%) as sin. ''Sin'' was defined in the research as ''something that is almost always considered wrong, particularly from a religious or moral perspective.''
Pastor's Weekly Briefing, 3-14-08
Harry Ironside was an itinerant Bible teacher early in the last century. He was chatting with a former Muslim from India in the tea business. His name was Mohammed Ali. A young lady came around with a tray of sandwiches. Since the selection was two kinds of pork, Ali declined. The young lady serving said, ''Why Mr. Ali, you surprise me. Are you so under law that you cannot eat pork? Don't you know that a Christian is at liberty to eat any kind of meat?''
''I am at liberty, my dear young lady, to eat it, but I am also at liberty to leave it alone. My old father, nearly eighty years old is still a Mohammedan. Every three years I go back to India to give an account of the ...
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