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1 Corinthians 9:24-27 - David Olshine (3/18/18)

March 18th, 2018

Marathon Miracle
Everybody wants to be known for something. What do you want to be known for?


Jesus-centered life isn’t a  _______________, rather a marathon. Therefore isn’t about _______________ - It’s about endurance.

1.The marathon   _______________ (v 24) “I run to win.”

2.The marathon _______________    (v 25)

  “Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training” (verse 25)

3.The marathon _______________ “I myself will not be disqualified for the prize” (v 27)

“Run with perseverance the race that is set before us….Fixing our eyes on Jesus who endured the cross…who endured such opposition.”  (Hebrews 12:3)

“I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me in Christ Jesus.’’ (Philippians 3:14)


Ever felt like quitting? Throwing in the towel? Felt disqualified? What if I have no motivation to start? Where have I stopped running? Where do you need sustainability? Pick one area of your life that needs a kick-start…



1 Corinthians 9:1-23 - Erich Wiegner (3/11/18)

March 11th, 2018

What is Best?
Have you ever given up __________ __________ for something you wanted more?

Paul had __________ and so do __________. (1 Cor. 8:9-9:6)

What are your rights?

- __________ rights

- __________ rights

What is my __________? vs. What is __________? (v 7-14)

1 Cor. 9:12  -  “…we __________ __________…”

There’s something __________ for you,
than what’s better for __________,
because it’s not __________ you. (v 15-23)
Bottom Line:

What’s __________ for you is what’s best for the __________.

What to do?

1. Identify one __________ that you might need to __________ __________.

2. Ask God to help you __________ __________ as what is __________.

1 Corinthians 8:1-13 - Jeff Philpott (3/4/18)

March 4th, 2018

Knowledge, Freedom & Love
1 Corinthians 8:1-13

1. _______________

What likely is this “knowledge” in verse 1?

In verse 2, Paul refers to "imagined knowledge." Who might he be implicating?

2. _______________

What does the “therefore” indicate in verse 4?

What was an important cultural issue of the day?

3. _______________

Some people are ignorant or confused about the Christian faith.  What does Paul fear for them?

What is a Christian principle found in verse 9?

What is a warning we need from verse 9?

4.  Knowledge, Freedom and Love _______________ 

What is it that Paul seems to fear the most?

What is a modern day application for today’s church?


1 Corinthians 7:25-40 - Jeff Philpott (2/25/18)

February 25th, 2018

The Distracted Christian

1. The _______________ of Distraction

Why does Paul appeal for people to evaluate their relationships in regard to marriage and singleness?

What is God’s view of marriage, according to Genesis 2:18?

What is the point of verses 29-31?

2. The _______________ of Focus

According to verse 32, Paul wants us to be free from _______________.

For the Christian, which is morally superior- Singleness or Marriage? 

3. Live the _______________ Life

This is the _______________ point of this passage.

Distraction is a tool of _______________

What are ways we can stay focused?


Marriage - Roger & Jan Orner (2/18/19)

February 18th, 2018

Christ Like Relationships

1. Commitment - I John 4:9-11

Christ’s __________ _____ _____ __________ is the best example of His commitment.

2. Temptation - I Corinthians 10:13

Have a __________ to resist temptation.

3. Love and Respect - Ephesians 5:25-33

Husbands __________ their wives.

Wives ________ their husbands. 

4. Communication - Proverbs 12:18

Communication needs to be:

Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman -

1 Corinthians 7:1-16 Jeff Philpott (2/11/18)

February 11th, 2018

Understanding God’s Will in Marriage and Singleness

1.  _______________ God’s Will in Marriage

To what is Paul responding?

It is unhealthy to withhold from your spouse except for this reason:

Why does Paul mention Satan in verse 5?  

How might he influence in a situation like this?

2.  Understanding God’s will in _______________

What is the "gift of singleness"?

What are warnings we need to remember when interacting with people who have this gift?
3.  Understanding God’s will in _______________

Marriage is not a “___________ ___________” option.

What “order” does Paul give to married couples in v.10?

What might be a benefit of remaining with a spouse who doesn’t share our faith (see verse 16)?

The Long Trip (Marriage) - Jeff Philpott (2/4/18)

February 4th, 2018

Ephesians 5:22-33

What does it mean to submit? 


1. The Yield Sign

What are the traditional wedding vows? 

Are these biblical? 

Is the submission of the wife the responsibility of the husband? 

Genesis 3:16 says that the wife will "desire" her husband. What does this mean? 


2. One Way- __________________  ______________________

Are husbands commanded to rule their wives? 

A husband who loves his wife well will _______________________

According to 5:28, husbands are to love their wives as... 

Marriage is meant to be a picture of the _________________ to the world. 


3. Route 66 _________________

If you want to cruise into marriage here are some ideas:


1 Corinthians 7:17-24 Jeff Philpott (1/28/18)

January 28th, 2018

Live Where You Are

1. ___________You Are.

What are we supposed to understand from verse 17? 

What is "our purpose"? 

2. ___________You Are.

Verse 20 addresses the ________________ of change.

What are reminded by chapter 1, verrse 26-27?

Regarding the issue of Slavery, what is the composition of Corinth in the first century? 

Does the Bible endorse slavery? 

3. Your _______________.

We are called _________________ the Lord and ___________ the Lord. 

What are your core values? 



1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Jeff Philpott (1/21/18)

January 21st, 2018

1. The Corruption of ___________________

What might verse 12 mean?

How might we define “sexual immorality” (verse 13)?

2. The _____________________
According to verse 14, what is an argument against defiling

the body?

What is indicated by the phrase “the two will become one flesh” (verse 16)?

3. The __________________ of Corruption
Why is sexual immorality a unique sin (verse 18)?

What is the “problem” with sex?

4. Corruption __________________

What if I’ve failed?

What if I’m failing?


Race Matters - Malcolm Walls & Jeff Philpott (1/14/18)

January 14th, 2018

Ephesians 2:8 - 22

Matthew 22:37 - 40