Christians, Conflicts, and Courts - Pt. II (19 of 40) by Ernest Easley
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Series: Living Under Kingdom Authority
Ernest L. Easley
1 Corinthians 1:1-11
You can know this about God's Word, the Bible: it is relevant and it is practical! It is relevant for it speaks to the issues of life, inside and outside of the church. It reads like todays papers! It is practical for it gives us guiding principles for life.
We read in Psm 119.11, ''Your word is a lamb to my feet and a light to my path.''
We read in Hebrews 4.12, ''For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.''
We read in 2 Timothy 3.15-16, ''All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, THAT THE MAN OF GOD may be COMPLETE, thoroughly equipped (outfitted) for every good work.''
That's why I'm asking you to join me in hemming in our days with it! How we need a ''renewing of our minds!'' That is, before we can change the way we live, we must first change the way we think! And that change begins right here in the Word of God!
Now if you don't believe the Bible is relevant and practical, you've not been studying the book of 1 Corinthians with us! Chapter 5 speaks to sex scandals within the church and how to deal with them. Chapter 6 speaks to saints suing saints and how that proposition is a no-win decision.
Tonight we are picking up where we left off this morning in the blended service in chapter 6 as we consider
Christians, Conflict and Courts
1 Corinthians 6.1-11
''Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints? 2 Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world will be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 3 Do you not know that w ...
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