But if we walk in the light, just as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, cleanses us from all sin. 1 John 1:7

Sermons on 1 Corinthians

Septuagesima
1 Sunday of
pre-Lent- 2024

Septuagesima – 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Please listen with me to a reading from the tenth chapter of St. Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians, a portion of which we have already heard as our second lesson. We begin at the first verse: “Moreover, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware that all our…

Trinity 18 – 2023

1 Corinthians 1:4-18 Today’s sermon text is taken from the second section of today’s Epistle lesson, and from several verses that follow this section, beyond what we read a few minutes ago. In his First Epistle to the Corinthians, chapter one, verses 4 through 18, St, Paul writes: “I thank my God always concerning you…

Trinity 9 – 2023

1 Corinthians 10:1-13 “Now let that be a lesson to you.” When you were young, you probably heard that from your parents, as a response to some blunder that you committed, or that someone else committed, resulting in a bad outcome. They wanted you to avoid this blunder in the future. In today’s reading from…

Easter Dawn – 2023

Easter Dawn – 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! For the nation of Israel, their ancestors’ miraculous deliverance from slavery in Egypt – crystalized especially in the events surrounding the first Passover – was a fundamental component of their identity as a people. If anyone would ever wonder if the ten…

Quinquagesima – 2023

1 Corinthians 12:31b–13:13 The thirteenth chapter of St. Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians – which we heard read a few minutes ago – is often called the Bible’s “Love Chapter.” And since the institution of marriage is – or is supposed to be – marked by love, and by two people being in love,…

Vicki Angstman
Funeral
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Funeral for Vicki Angstman – 1 Corinthians 15:51-58 As I was thinking about and preparing this message, I typed the words “Change is” into my Google search engine. In various places on the internet, those two words are finished off in lots of different ways. A few examples: Change is inevitable. Change is good. Change…