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The Sermon ' 1corinthians 10

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Sermon – 1Corinthians 10
By: Charmaine Warford
Summer 2014

Do you ever wonder if what you about to do is right in the sight of God? Do you have questions that you seek answers to from God’s word? We all get in situations when there appears to be no clear answer to satisfy that what we are about to participate in is right. The truth is that oftentimes our life is built around things that aren’t wrong; they just don’t have any spiritual value. We should ask ourselves, “How does this help me grow spiritually?” Is what I am doing or want to do going to benefit me in my Christian life? Will I glorify Jesus by doing it?
As clear-cut as the biblical teachings are about God’s grace, there is also our response with righteous living. We are
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It is in these situations we have to determine our response to righteous living. We must do as Paul instructed the Corinthians and consider the effect of our behavior on our neighbor. Will our actions be a stumbling block to hinder someone from finding salvation through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?
God, the Almighty, all-powerful, Holy, perfect, Creator of the Universe wants to have a relationship with each of us. He wants to help us with all of our decisions in life and has left us his word the Bible as his instructions.
The scripture in 1Corinthians 6: 19 states that our bodies are the temple of the Holy Spirit “Do you now know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?” Paul says in 1 Corinthians 10:23 “but all things edify not,” The word edify is a word that mean to build a house. So in all our actions and activities we should always be mindful of building our temple as God’s house and not behaving in a manner that will be harmful or destructive. For example it is lawful to drink wine but would you sit down to a glass of wine with someone who was recovering from alcoholism? That would be inconsiderate if not harmful to that individual. We must think of others
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