A loving letter

On 1 Corinthians 15, from a 1999 message “Living and Loving” by Doug Groins of Penisula Bible Church: The theme of love in the body of Christ is like an arrow that shoots all the way through our passage. [1 Corinthians 15] It starts in verse 14: “Let all that you do be done in love.” … More A loving letter

Raised and changed!

John Piper comments on 1 Corinthians 15:29-58, our “Read-through-the Bible” passage for today: Verse 50: “Now I say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God.” What does that mean? Is it a wholesale denial of the bodily resurrection? No. “Flesh and blood” simply means “human nature as we know it”—mortal, … More Raised and changed!

Piper: Saying “Amen!” in worship is not about personal taste

John Piper explains: Now here comes Paul into Greek-speaking Corinth, and he teaches them about this word “Amen,” – just as if he were to come to us today with a new Hebrew word we didn’t know. What did he teach them? Well, we can see behind 1 Corinthians 14. Paul is concerned that the … More Piper: Saying “Amen!” in worship is not about personal taste