Posts from July 2017

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And Such Were Some of You!

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text the Apostle Paul takes the time to clarify the immense difference between the “unrighteous” and the “saints”. In the conclusion of our text Paul says… “Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor […]

How to Deal with a Sinning Saint

by Linda Sasso

Certainly, nobody is perfect. We all struggle with sin to one degree or another. But today’s text (1Cor 5) addresses a situation where a believer is no longer struggling but has completely given in to a particular sin. What the bible says about a Christian who “struggles” against sin. “If we say we have no […]

Godly Role Models

by Linda Sasso

Do you have a godly role model in your life? Ideally, everyone should have a godly example to follow. The Apostle Paul exhorts in today’s text – “Therefore I urge you, imitate me.” 1 Corinthians 4:16 Later in this epistle Paul writes: “Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 And to […]

Conflicting Value Systems

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text contains convicting questions that confront the believer as well as sanctified sarcasm that challenges the spiritually proud. Read over today’s text and identify Paul’s 3 convicting questions. Then read it again and locate and ponder the 4 contrasting statements of the Apostle Paul. “For who makes you differ from another? And what do […]

Don’t Go Beyond What is Written

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text (1Corinthians 4:1-6) we will end our study with a key saying in verse six. “… That you may learn in us not to think beyond what is written.” This is a major key in solving many relationship problems as well as answering all our doctrinal questions. As Christians, we must learn to think and […]