An Extremist for Love: A Sermon for MLK, Jr. Day
The first is that the text is a little long, and I wanted some way to break it up, so that we could hear the end as well as we could hear the beginning. But I also wanted to emphasize something else: that in these two chapters of 1st Corinthians, there ...
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Compare and contrast
Empty wine jugs must be standing all around the wedding reception hall. But that's not the case. John clearly tells us, “Now there were ... Paul also contrasts and compares in our 1 Corinthians passage. He just spent the second half of Chapter 11 ...
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Paul and the common good
This week, Isaiah's marriage metaphor and Jesus' miraculous transformation of water into wedding wine are an obvious match. The rationale for including 1 Corinthians 12:1-11's discussion of spiritual gifts is less clear. Of course, the complementarity ...
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