Monthly Archives: March 2013

1 Corinthians 14 – Gifts of the Spirit, Silence in the Churches

Paul emphasizes the importance of the gifts of the Spirit in building Zion in 1 Corinthians 14. “Forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church” (1 Corinthians 14:12). Paul … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 15 Charity Changes Our View

Charity is a gift of the Spirit. Charity helps us to see others as God sees them. I have had moments in my life where the Lord has helped me to see others the way he does. Sometimes illustrating what … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13 – What Charity Looks Like

In 1 Corinthians 13 Paul discusses charity, what it is and what it is not. I had my students work in groups to come up with a definition of charity before we went to the text. This is a great … Continue reading

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Open Your Mouth

I have the blessing of being the gospel doctrine teacher in my ward. Today the lesson was Lesson 11: “The Field Is White Already to Harvest” and we had a great discussion about missionary work. One of the promises the … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 1 – A Call to Unity

Paul opens his letter in 1 Corinthians with a call for Christians to be united. “God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Now I beseech you, brethren… that there … Continue reading

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Romans 14 – Doubtful Disputations

Romans 14 – Doubtful Disputations Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.  For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.  Let not him that eateth despise … Continue reading

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Romans 12 – The Church and Spiritual Gifts

Romans 12 can be outlined as follows: A. Romans 12:1-2 The mortal struggle – bringing our bodies in subjection to the Spirit B. Romans 12:-21 The body of Christ (the Church) and spiritual gifts 1. Romans 12:3-5 Two important attitudes … Continue reading

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