Series: Getting Things Straight (23 of 28) by Stuart Briscoe

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Part 45: Minds Matter Immensely
Series: Getting Things Straight
Stuart Briscoe
1 Corinthians 14:13-25

When love is the prevailing attitude and ministry the major activity, the church will be edified provided the people's minds are maturing in the things of God.

I. The Functions of the Mind.

A. The mind is a computer. John 8:32
B. The mind is a coach. John 13:17
C. The mind is a critic. Romans 7:23-25

II. The Failures of the Mind.

A. The unregenerate mind.
1. Dishonest. Romans 1:28

2. Vain. Ephesians 4:17

3. Corrupt. 1 Timothy 6:5

4. Defiled. Titus 1:15

B. The unfruitful mind. v. 20
1. Little information.

2. Little integration.


Part 46: The Gospel
Series: Getting Things Straight
Stuart Briscoe
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

Some of the Corinthians were having doubts about whether dead people could be raised. As the Christian Gospel hinges on the Resurrection of Christ, Paul saw the seriousness of their questioning. So he gave a refresher course in the Gospel.

I. The Concept of the Gospel.

A. The Hebrew concept.
The proclaiming of good news (victory). Isaiah 52:7

B. The Greek concept.
1. Similar to above, including reward for good news.

2. Romans used term to announce birth, coming of age, accession
of Emperor.

C. The Christian concept.
1. The Proclamation of God's Kingdom. Matthew 4:23

2. The promise of God's Intervention. Luke 4:18

3. The power of God's Activity. Romans 1:16

II. The Content of the Gospel.

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