Pride and the Foolishness of Man: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 1.25-2.5

    Devotional/Reflection: G. K. Chesterton once wrote: “If I had only one sermon to preach, it would be a sermon against Pride. The more I see of existence, and especially of modern practical and experimental existence, the more I am convinced of the reality of the old religious thesis; that all evil began with some … Continue reading Pride and the Foolishness of Man: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 1.25-2.5

Salvation and the Foolishness of God: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 1.18-25

Devotional/Reflection: Having implored the Corinthian church to agree with one another in verses 10-17, Paul now clarifies that which is central to their unity–the cross of Christ. He warns them against the wisdom of the world, a wisdom which leads only to death. We are constantly bombarded in our culture with worldly wisdom. We are told … Continue reading Salvation and the Foolishness of God: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 1.18-25

Visible Community United in Christ: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 1.1-17

Devotional/Reflection: I am a huge baseball fan. I remember a time in high school when I could name the starting lineup (and many of the backups) for every team in major league baseball. If you had a question about statistics or rules, I could answer it. And if you talked to me for more than ten … Continue reading Visible Community United in Christ: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 1.1-17