Morning Light Bible Study

Morning Light – 2 Corinthians 2:  Restoring the Fallen

Source: Today: [2 Corinthians 2:] Restoring the Fallen: In 2 Cor. 2 Paul urges the Corinthians to restore a fallen brother. Have you ever been disciplined or chastised by a church or Christian leader? Were you subsequently restored? Is it ever appropriate to ostracize believers who embrace unscriptural behaviors? On what basis do we determine whether or not it is time to allow them to reintegrate into the church family? These crucial questions are answered in our study today. Listen Daily at [2Co 2:1-17 KJV] 1 But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – 2 Corinthians 1:  When Suffering and Pressures Come

Source: Today: [2 Corinthians 1:] When Suffering and Pressures Come: In 2 Corinthians 1 Paul begins his letter with a very personal disclosure of his own struggles and difficulties. The Corinthians are criticizing him for not keeping his word to visit them, but he insists that his heart is unchanged toward them nonetheless. Are you going through pressures in your life? Are you facing suffering and difficulties? Paul message is that God is faithful and we are to be encouraged to expect Him to come through for us in deliverance and power. Listen Daily at [2Co 1:1-24 KJV] … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – 1 Corinthians 16:  Contrasting the Corinthian Church with Your Church

Source: Today: [1 Corinthians 16:] Contrasting the Corinthian Church with Your Church: In the concluding chapter of 1 Corinthians Paul addresses several practices that were common among the early churches that are entirely unheard of today. The early church moved in power beyond our comprehension in the ancient world. The church today wields very little influence. Perhaps we could learn where the problem lies by contrasting church as we know it and how the early church actually conducted itself. Listen Daily at [1Co 16:1-24 KJV] 1 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – 1 Corinthians 15:  When Death is Swallowed Up in Victory

Source: Today: [1 Corinthians 15:] When Death is Swallowed Up in Victory: In 1 Corinthians 15 Paul lays out the foundations of our faith in Christ. He asserts that faith in Christ is inherently connected with an understanding of the resurrection and the end of all things. Teachings on the end times are very much out of fashion in today’s religious climate, but for Paul, they are the very heart of what Jesus came to bring about by His death, burial, and resurrection. Listen Daily at [1Co 15:1-29 KJV] 1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – 1 Corinthians 14:  Let All Things Be Done!

Source: Today: [1 Corinthians 14:] Let All Things Be Done! In 1 Corinthians 14, Paul makes a strong case for allowing tongues, prophecy and what some call body ministry to take place in the gatherings of the church. The early church was an open and liberal body in its weekly meetings. They encouraged the gifts of God among them and made every effort to honor and respect the Spirit’s moving in their midst. Is this your experience in your church, and if not – why not? Listen Daily at [1Co 14:1-20 KJV] 1 Follow after charity, and desire … (click link or title to continue)