Presentation on theme: "How should we behave? – 1Cor.8,9 1.The basis of Christian behaviour – knowledge guided by love The goal is not knowledge but love Knowledge > faith > love."— Presentation transcript:
How should we behave? – 1Cor.8,9 1.The basis of Christian behaviour – knowledge guided by love The goal is not knowledge but love Knowledge > faith > love Gal.5:6 a. Knowing the truth God the Father – source of all Jesus Christ – creator of all Jesus – redemption came through him We have been saved to live FOR the Father -8:6
b. Knowledge guided by love Exercising my freedom may cause another Christian to stumble. Love will make me:- 1.Restrict my freedom –v.13 2.Remember that I may end up sinning against Christ –v.11,12
2. A good example to follow - Paul a.He had rights but gave them up- 9:1-18 - as an apostle – 9:1-6 - like everyone else – 9:7 - O.T. teaching – 9:8-13 - Jesus teaching -9:14 b. He was a slave to all – 9:19-23 c. He disciplined himself – 9:24-27 - strict training - clear goal
3. What determines your behaviour? a.Stumbling-block principle b.The commission we have 1. Get close to people 2. Discipline ourelves
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