Are we responsible for our fellow Christians? Can our actions, while just in and of themselves, lead other Christians down a road to sin? Paul addresses these questions in the final five verses of 1 Corinthians 8.
1 Corinthians 8:9-13 “But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock [...]
What brings a person closer to God? What do you have, except for the Bible, that when you have it you feel like you are closer to God, or is there such a thing? People wear and carry all kinds of things that they feel will bring them closer to God. In reality, these [...]
How many of us have heard that there are many ways to heaven? Or more lately, that all religions worship the same God? There is only one God, Who is God the Father. There is only one Lord, Who is Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 8:4-6 “As concerning therefore the eating of those things that [...]
Is our focus on others and God, or on ourselves? Paul continues in verses 2 and 3 about a person who is inwardly focused, and the person who cares for others. This is especially relevant for people of today. First, lets look at these two verses:
1 Corinthians 8:2,3 “And if any man think [...]
There are two sentences in the first verse of 1 Corinthians 8. The first says that Christians have knowledge. The second is a caution that knowledge can cause you to be inwardly focused, and that agape love is outwardly focused. Where was the focus of Jesus Christ? Where is our focus?
1 Corinthians 8:1 [...]