I Corinthians

Sermons based on readings from Paul’s First Letter the Corinthians

A Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (07/02/21): All Things to All People

All Things to All People 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 I have become all things to all people. This is one of St. Paul’s most famous declarations about himself. Talking about his work as an apostle he famously declares that he has done all that he can to get close to the people he is trying to …

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A Sermon for the Second Sunday after Epiphany (17/01/21): Christian Freedom, Christian Ethics

Christian Freedom, Christian Ethics 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Paul says: “All things are lawful to me.” Paul summarises the effect of his theology of grace in a single phrase. This is the outcome of God’s grace. What God has done in Jesus Christ has fundamentally changed the way things are. By sending Jesus God has transformed the relationship between …

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