Presentation on theme: "The challenge of selfishness – 1Cor.12-14 1.Diversity of gifts & unity –ch.12 a. The supreme example of diversity & unity – v.4-6 b. The diversity of gifts."— Presentation transcript:
The challenge of selfishness – 1Cor.12-14 1.Diversity of gifts & unity –ch.12 a. The supreme example of diversity & unity – v.4-6 b. The diversity of gifts – v.7-11,27-30 c. The analogy of the human body –v.12- 26 1. Diversity –v.14-20 2. Unity – v.21-26
2. The necessity of love –ch.13 a.Without love - gifts are worthless –v.1-3 b.What love looks like –v.4-7 c.The permanence of love –v.8-13
3. Gifts can be wrongly used – ch.14 a.The need for understanding –v.1-25 1. Christians need to understand so they can be built up –v.1-19 2. Non-christians need to understand so they can be converted –v.20-25 b. The need for order –v.26-40
4. A great challenge/opportunity It is hard not to be selfish. Spiritual gifts are given so we can:- a.Build up the Church 1. We live under the Lordship of Jesus 2. We are a visual aid of the new creation b. Serve others We need to use our gifts wisely & lovingly
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