Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom

1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom 18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing,but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;     the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.” 20 Where is the […]

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A Church Divided Over Leaders

1 Corinthians 1:10-17 A Church Divided Over Leaders 10 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought. 11 My brothers […]

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Welcome To Corinth

1 Corinthians 1:1-9 1 Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes, 2 To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus […]

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Why That Name?

Matthew 1:18-25 Joseph Accepts Jesus as His Son 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not […]

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Zerubbabel

Haggai 1New International Version (NIV) A Call to Build the House of the Lord 1 In the second year of King Darius, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the Lord came through the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jozadak, the high […]

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David and Bathsheba

2 Samuel 11:1-17 David and Bathsheba 11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army.They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem. 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. […]

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Ruth

Ruth 1:1-5 Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons 1 In the days when the judges ruled,[a]there was a famine in the land. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. 2 The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was Naomi, and the names of […]

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