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Good Life Journal - 1 Corinthians 8

Scripture: This "knowledge"puffs up,but love builds up.2If anyone imagines that he knows something,he does not yet know as he ought to know.3But if anyone loves God,he is known by God 1 Corinthians 8:2-3 Observation: Food is something is simple and is consumable by allNot every type of food was consumed back in the first century and it would cause some to stumble in the...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Corinthians 7

Scripture: "Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: "It is good for a man not have sexual relations with a woman." (But) because of the temptation to sexual immorality each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights and likewise the wife to her husband....Do not deprive one another except...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Corinthians 4

Scripture: (From Paul) "This is how one should regard us-as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God....For (though) you have countless guides in Christ you do not have many fathers; for I became your father in Christ Jesus through the Gospel. I urge you then: Be imitators of me. That is why I sent you Timothy to remind you my ways in Christ (as I teach th...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Corinthians 6

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 - Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. Observation: Paul is concluding this section to tell the Corinthians gospel truths as to why to avoid sexual immorality. Through Christ's death and res...

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Good Life Church - 1 Corinthians 5

Scripture : 1 Corinthians 5:12 "For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those inside the church whom you are to judge?" Observation : Paul writes strongly against immorality within the church in 1 Corinthians chapter 5. His call is not for those within the church to be judgmental towards people outside of the church, his call is to take seriously holine...

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Good Life Church - 1 Corinthians 3

Scripture: 1 Cor 3:6-7 I planted the seed,Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. Observation: Paul was speaking to the Corinthians. He was letting them know that their faith is far from mature. He also shares an example that shares the viewpoint that peo...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Corinthians 2

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2Vs 3 I (Paul) was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling,Vs 4 and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power,Vs 5 so that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.Wisdom from the SpiritVs 6 Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, alth...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Corinthians 1

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:10 10 I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment. Observation: Paul is writing to people who just can't get along. Remind them of the two responses to the Gospel and how we have made it compl...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 72

Scripture: "Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things. Blessed be his glorious Name forever; may the whole earth be filled with His Glory! Amen and Amen!" Ps 72:18-19Observation: Psalms 72 starts off as a plea to God for the king and through 17 verses asks God for support to the king while additionally praying for the king to deliver godly r...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 68

Scripture : Psalm 68:20 "Our God is a God of salvation, and to God, the Lord, belong deliverances from death." Observation : Psalm 68 recalls the power of the Lord. The psalmist writes of the magnitude of God and inspires worship by calling the listener to consider the might of God. His power and might are unrivaled yet He is a God of salvation. He is in the business ...

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