"As I am of Christ, be you followers of me." 1 Corinthians 11:1 Read: Luke 2:46-50 Wise people completely surrender to God. If you want to perform at a higher level in the future, you must pay close attention to what your mentor is doing while you are being mentored.
"However, I keep under my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself might be castaway." 1 Corinthians 9:27 Disqualification is a serious threat to Christian leadership. Every Christian leader must be obedient, devout, watchful, temperate, and self-disciplined in order to avoid missing Heaven after functioning as a herald who bids others into the Kingdom of God.
"And I saw, and this is the Son of God," he said. 1 Corinthians 1:34 One of the most powerful weapons used by the adversary to perplex and destroy a child of God is doubt. A feeling of uncertainty or lack of conviction regarding anything is referred to as doubt.
"Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what communion can righteousness have with unrighteousness?" What kind of relationship does light have with darkness? 2 Corinthians 6:14 Read: 1 Kings 11:1–4 Apart from choosing who to serve, choosing who to marry is another crucial decision that determines a person's future.
"Now thanks be to God, who always makes us triumph in Christ and makes the aroma of his knowledge plain through us in every area." 2 Corinthians 2:14 In these final days, the world's level of decadence is rising, just as the Bible predicted (Matthew 24:12).
"Meats for the belly, and belly for the meat: yet God will demolish it and them both. The body is now for the Lord, not for fornication, and the Lord for the body." 1 Corinthians 6:13 Read: Matthew 4: 1–4 One of the first weapons used by the devil to kill humans was food ( Genesis 3 : 6 ).
Psalm 102:16, 18 says "When the Lord shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory. This shall be written for the generation to come.." Redemption is the only thing the Christian is yet to receive that should happen on earth. Redemption is the transformation or glorification of his physical body.
"For whoever eats and drinks unworthily eats and drinks damnation to himself, since he does not discern the Lord's body." 1 Corinthians 11:29 Read: 1 Corinthians 11:27-32 Anyone who engages in sin pays a price. "For the price of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord," writes Paul in Romans 6:23.
‘Without faith it is impossible to please God’ Hebrews 11.6. Prayer helps bring us into this dimension outside the natural that we have to know. This is the dimension of the spiritual. God is spirit but man is spirit and flesh. Since He is spirit, we must communicate with Him in spirit.
"And He said to them, 'Go throughout all the world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature". Mark 16:15 Read: Ezekiel 33:1-6 When Biblical figures fail to meet God's expectations in one area or another, we are ready to judge them. However, we must not allow our prejudices to obscure our judgment of the important lessons God is trying to teach us via the flaws of these individuals.
"Let us then openly approach The Throne of Grace, so we may get Mercy and find Grace to assist us in our hour of need." 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 I've noticed throughout the years that the more powerful some people acquire, the more vicious they become.
"For I am aware of my wrongdoings, and my fault is always before me." Psalm 51:3 Because of the nature of the body our spirit man still occupies, even though we have been made the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus, we are still capable of making mistakes as believers.
"Behold, now is The Accepted Time; behold, now is The Day of Salvation". 2 Corinthians 6:2 God never misses a meeting. He's a punctual individual. This has been proven to be accurate over and over again by looking at the experiences of various people in the Bible.
"Thus, realizing that we have this ministry and that we have received mercy, we do not faint." 2 Corinthians 4:1 One of the lessons we learn as God's children from Luke 6:38 is that giving comes before getting. Those who expect to reap what they haven't sowed are in for a disappointment.
"Do everything in a decent and orderly manner. 1 Corinthians 14:40 Read: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12 6 Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to separate yourself from every brother who walks disorderly and not according to the tradition which he received from us.
"In addition, a man must be found faithful in stewardship." 1 Corinthians 4:2 Read: Luke 12:37-38 37 Blessed are those slaves whom the Lord will find watching when he comes; verily, I say unto you, he will gird himself and make them sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.
Read: 1 Corinthians 10:21-23 21 You cannot drink the Lord's cup and the devil's cup; you cannot partake of the Lord's table and the devil's table. 22 Do we arouse the Lord's wrath? Are we more powerful than he?
"Therefore, let anyone who believes he stands take caution lest he fall". 1 Corinthians 10:12 Read: Matthew 27:3-5 3 When Judas, who had betrayed him, realized that he had been convicted, he repented and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders.
"I planted, Apollos watered, but God provided the growth." 1 Corinthians 3:6 Read: 2 Kings 4:8-17 To be a successful farmer, you must perform a series of tasks in the correct order. You must first choose good farmland, then cut the grass and fell the trees, create ridges, then spread your seeds.
The call to service is a constant in life. God has appointed a day of reckoning at the end of it, when everyone must appear before the judgment seat of Christ to get the reward of their stewardship, according to what they have done on earth, good or bad (2 Corinthians 5:10).