Presentation on theme: "Called out of Corinth 1 Corinthians 1:1-9. Called out of Corinth “The problem was not that the church was in Corinth but that too much of Corinth was."— Presentation transcript:
Called out of Corinth All gods are valid (and you better agree!) All that matters is status Greed is good
Why Swim Upstream? God’s GRACE Significance as a gifted part of this family Hope in a future to look forward to
Why Swim Upstream? Revelation 21:1–5 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband…
Why Swim Upstream? Revelation 21:1–5 …And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes…
Why Swim Upstream? Revelation 21:1–5 …There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!”
Why Swim Upstream? Isaiah 35:10 And the ransomed of the Lord will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.
Why Swim Upstream? God’s GRACE Significance as a gifted part of this family Hope in a future to look forward to His Son as Savior, Lord, and friend
Am I Willing to Swim Upstream? Will I believe that I am richly blessed? Will I sacrifice the status & wealth the world offers? Will I swim upstream even if no one else does?
@GraceBibleBlake Blake Jennings www.grace-bible.org Grace Bible Texas App Next Week: Called to Foolishness