Sermon Outlines

 October 23, 2022

A Gospel Centered Church: 1 Corinthians: 1
    1. Gospel in the church (1-17)
    A. Care for the church (1-9)
    B. Unity for the church (10-17)
    2. Gospel in the world (18-31)
    A. Faith for the foolish (18-25)
    B. Greatness for the foolish (26-31) 

 October 30, 2022

A Gospel Centered Christian: 
1 Corinthians: 2
     1. By God’s power (1-5)      
     2. By God’s wisdom (6-9)     
     3. By God’s Spirit (10-16)

November 6, 2022

Gospel Centered Maturity:
1 Corinthians: 3

     1. Fundamentals of faith (1-4)
     2. Fundamentals of service (5-9)
     3. Foundation for growth (10-17)
     4. Foundation for wisdom (18-23)

November 13, 2022

Gospel Centered Humility:
1 Corinthians: 4

     1. Avoid pride in people (1-7)
     2. Avoid pride in status (8-13)
     3. Avoid pride in correction (14-21)

 November 20, 2022

Mishandling Christian Discipline:
1 Corinthians 5

     1. Failing to discipline (1-2)
     2. How to discipline (3-5)
     3. Effects of no discipline (6-8)
     4. Those we don’t discipline (9-13)

November 27, 2022

Mishandling the Body of Christ:      
1 Corinthians 6
 
     1. Fighting the Body (1-7)
     2. Harming the Body (8-11)
     3. Defiling the Body (12-20)
7 reasons we should “flee from sexual immorality” 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
   1. Sexual sin is not what’s best for us (12)
   2. Sexual sin is against how we were
    designed (13-14)
   3. Sexual sin is committed with a part
    of Christ’s body (15)
   4. Sexual sin joins a part of Christ’s
    body to sin (16-17)
   5. Sexual sin is sining against our own
     body (18)
   6. Sexual sin is defiling the temple of the
     Holy Spirit (19)
   7. Sexual sin is stealing and abusing what
    belongs to God (20)

December 04, 2022

Mishandling Marriage:

1 Corinthians 7:1-16
     1. The necessity (1-2, 7-9)
     2. The responsibility (3-6)
     3. The commitment (10-16)
Two views of biblical divorce:
1. ONLY a faithful spouse can divorce an adulterous spouse
2. Divorce for adultery OR for a form of desertionTwo views of biblical remarriage:
1. ONLY after the death of a spouse
2. After the death of a spouse OR after a biblical divorce
For further study, see the 2-page guide on remarriage on our website:

December 11, 2022

Mishandling Singleness:

1 Corinthians 7:17-40
     1. Importance of calling (17-24)
     2. Limitations of marriage (25-34)
     3. Opportunity of singleness (35-40)

December 18, 2022

Using Freedom to Love: 1 Corinthians 8

     1. Guided by love (1-3)
     2. Many have freedom (4-6)
     3. Many don’t have freedom (7-8)
     4. Love those without freedom (9-13)

January 8. 2023

Using Freedom to Serve: 1 Corinthians 9

     1.Freedom we could claim (1-14)
     2. Freedom isn’t our priority (15-18)
     3. Freedom we should sacrifice (19-23)
     4. Freedom is for discipline (24-27)

January 15, 2023

Using Freedom to Edify:
1 Corinthians 10
     1. Freedom isn’t immunity (1-5)
     2. Freedom is tempting (6-13)
     3. Freedom isn’t for idolatry (14-22)
     4. Freedom is for edification (23-33)

January 22, 2023

Gathering with Reverence:
1 Corinthians 11

     1. How we present ourselves (1-16)
        Example: head coverings
     2. How we conduct ourselves (17-34)
        Example: communion

January 29, 2023: 
Gathering with Unity: 1 Corinthians 12
   1. Many gifts (1-11)
   2. One body (12-31)
List of Spiritual Gifts (Romans 12, Ephesians 4, 1 Corinthians 12, 14)
1. Apostles – office
2. Prophets – office
3. Teachers – office
4. Miracles
5. Healings
6. Helps
7. Administrations
8. Tongues
9. Wisdom 10. Knowledge
11. Faith
12. Prophecy
13. Discernment of Spirits
14. Interpretation of Tongues
15. Evangelist – office
16. Pastor – office
17. Ministry
18. Teaching
19. Exhortation20. Giving
21. Leading
22. Mercy