Called to Fellowship in His Sufferings and Glory

Most of us would gladly be rid of our own suffering, shame, weakness, guilt and fear. When the Apostle counts all things as loss, he means everything he once considered good about himself and his life's work: all his obedience, honor, achievements, integrity, popularity, pride and most fervent zeal. To have fellowship in his suffering … Continue reading Called to Fellowship in His Sufferings and Glory

Called to Participant Fellowship in His Body and Blood

Spiritual pluralism and religious diversity defines American culture, much as it characterized ancient Corinth. So why this urgent plea to FLEE from idolatry to the Lord's table? Hear the full audio of "Called to Participant Fellowship in His Body and Blood" A sermon on 1 Cor. 10:14-22 / Fellowship in His Word Series / Holy … Continue reading Called to Participant Fellowship in His Body and Blood

Called to Demonstrable Grace in Fellowship

"Am I running, or have I been running in vain?" Paul wonders? The Jerusalem apostles ask, "Is the Gospel as Paul preaches it the same that we ourselves believe, teach and proclaim?" Patiently, they hear one another out. Plainly, they confess and compare their teachings and practice. Differences are addressed and reconciled. Thus the grace … Continue reading Called to Demonstrable Grace in Fellowship