Sermons on 1 Corinthians

Sermons on 1 Corinthians

The ministry of the church

In this message Rev Leo invites us to look at a new paradigm for the ministry of the church, to fully embrace the idea that all followers of Jesus are ministers and that the church needs to be better at affirming, celebrating and equipping the ‘church scattered’. The Scriptures that under-gird this are Ephesians 4: 1-16 and 1 Corinthians 14: 26.

Pursue love

There are different kinds of love but in 1 Corinthians 13 Paul is speaking about agape love and described what it is like and what it is not like. This kind of love is self-giving and self-sacrificing. It is the love of the Father as expressed in Jesus the Son. Imagine a church that truly practiced ‘agape’ love. That is the thrust of this week’s message.