Sermon Series: 1 Corinthians 1955

The Preaching of the Cross

Date: May 1st, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:1-2  |  Topics: Cross, Preaching, Results, Suffering, Victory

And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.


The Spiritual Revelations of God

Date: May 15th, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:6-16  |  Topics: Mystery, Revelation, Truth, Understanding, Wisdom

Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought: But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which GoContinue Reading


God’s Fellow-Workers

Date: May 22nd, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9  |  Topics: Deacon, Leadership, Missions, Service

And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men? For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal? Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom yeContinue Reading


The Testing Fire

Date: May 22nd, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 3:10-15  |  Topics: Church, Judgment, Rewards, Testing, works

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try everyContinue Reading


For All Things Are Yours

Date: May 29th, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 3:21-22  |  Topics: Possessions, Spiritual Life, Things

Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours; Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;


The Deep Things of God

Date: May 29th, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:9-10  |  Topics: Baccalaureate, Mystery, Revelation, Science, Secrets, Trust

But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.


Christ Our Passover

Date: June 12th, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 5:7  |  Topics: Atonement, Blood, Forgiveness, Lamb, Passover

Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:


Faithfulness: God’s One Requirement

Date: June 12th, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 4:1-3  |  Topics: Church, Faithfulness, Ministry, Spiritual Gifts, Stewardship

Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful. But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man’s judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.


When the Lord Returns

Date: June 19th, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 4:5  |  Topics: Comfort, End Times, Eschatology, Millennium, Second Advent, Second Coming

Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.


Who Maketh Thee to Differ?

Date: June 19th, 1955  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 4:6-7  |  Topics: Diversity, Pride, Spiritual Gifts, Unique, Unity

And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; that ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another. For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?