Caring for Others (1 Cor 11:33-34)

“Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another. And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.” (1 Corinthians 11:33–34, KJV) I heard a story once about a man that wasContinue reading “Caring for Others (1 Cor 11:33-34)”

Reverent Participation (1 Corinthians 11:27-32)

“Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnationContinue reading “Reverent Participation (1 Corinthians 11:27-32)”

Memories (1 Corinthians 11:23-26)

“And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me. After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, asContinue reading “Memories (1 Corinthians 11:23-26)”

Sin of Disunity (1 Cor 11:17-22)

“Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse. For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.” (1 Corinthians 11:17–18, KJV) Years ago, IContinue reading “Sin of Disunity (1 Cor 11:17-22)”

Compliment not Contention (1 Corinthians 11:7-12)

“Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man nor man of woman; for as woman was made from man, so man is now born of woman. And all things are from God.” (1 Corinthians 11:11–12, ESV) When we lived in Savannah Georgia, we would often take our family to a restaurant that hadContinue reading “Compliment not Contention (1 Corinthians 11:7-12)”

Underlying Appearances (1 Corinthians 11:3-7)

“Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head. But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.” (1 Corinthians 11:4–5, KJV) I have lived for a long time and seen many clothing styles. In theContinue reading “Underlying Appearances (1 Corinthians 11:3-7)”

Order (1 Corinthians 11:2-3)

“Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you. But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.” (1 Corinthians 11:2–3,Continue reading “Order (1 Corinthians 11:2-3)”

Mimic the Best (1 Corinthians 11:1)

“Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 11:1, KJV) When I was a child, one of the things us kids would do is mimic the actions of another. Oh, my brother, sister, and I took this to extremes, usually as a way of irritating one another. Yet, IContinue reading “Mimic the Best (1 Corinthians 11:1)”

Basic Guidance (1 Cor 10:31-33)

“Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31, KJV) I heard a story once about an old accountant whose work was absolutely impeccable. He was retiring after a lifetime of keeping the books for his company. Others in the company wanted to knowContinue reading “Basic Guidance (1 Cor 10:31-33)”

Liberty or Edification? (1 Corinthians 10:29-30)

““All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up. Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.” (1 Corinthians 10:23–24, ESV) When I graduated high school, prior to entering college, I took a job in a store called TwoContinue reading “Liberty or Edification? (1 Corinthians 10:29-30)”