Tag - Corinth

Standing By Faith

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Corinthians 10:12 So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! O-bservation: St. Paul was writing to the young church at Corinth, which had become a bit weary in their new faith. There was sin in the church. They were questioning Paul's authority as an Apostle. And they were not as excited as they had been at first. Paul warned them, by reminding them of Israel's history, not to think that any of us can do this on our own. He cautioned them to be alert at times...

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No Pain-Free Promises

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Corinthians 8:21 For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man. O-bservation: The "Great Apostle" was hard at work raising relief funds for the Judean Christians. At that time, Jerusalem and the surrounding areas were battling through a famine. Of course the Christians there seemed the most afflicted. Other regions, including Corinth, were being asked to give to meet the needs of their brothers and sisters. Paul said, "We're taking 'great pains' to do this in the...

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We Can’t Save Them!

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Acts 18:6 But when they opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent of it. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.” O-bservation: Very rarely did the Apostle Paul ever go to any city where he didn't come under continued fire and abuse from the Jewish leaders. After preaching for some time in the city of Corinth, he was so badly opposed and eventually abused that he said. "Fine, do what you want, I'm...

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