First Corinthians

First Corinthians #12

August 13, 2023 • Bryan McCullough • 1 Corinthians 16:4–24

In this conclusion to the letter of 1 Corinthians, Paul demonstrates intentionality in his plans. He commands the Corinthians to be intentional about their faith and reminds them to be intentional regarding the family of God.

First Corinthians #11

August 6, 2023 • Scott Stonehouse • 2 Corinthians 9:6–15, 1 Corinthians 16:1–4

In this passage, the Apostle Paul gives instructions on how the Corinthian Christians are to collect a donation for needy Christians in Jerusalem. How do his instructions apply to us today? What is God trying to accomplish through our giving?

First Corinthians #10

July 30, 2023 • Ryan Bear • 1 Corinthians 15

The anxiety of death is calmed when we realize the tangible hope of the bodily resurrection of Jesus, the bodily resurrection of believers, and the renewal of the entire cosmos.

First Corinthians #9

July 23, 2023 • Kevin Bennett • 1 Corinthians 14, 1 Corinthians 12, 1 Corinthians 13

The Corinthians had lost sight of the fundamentals of the church gathering, so Paul coaches them on the vision of what the Spirit is doing among them and how they can practice loving each other as a team rather than gathering as selfish individuals.

Biblical Eldership

July 16, 2023 • Dr. Jeff Laster • 1 Timothy 3:1–7, Titus 1:5–9, 1 Peter 5:1–4, Acts 20:27–35

In this message, we'll consider how God uses church leadership to care for us and in particular, how Woodcreek church is organized to ensure people are cared for.

First Corinthians #8

July 9, 2023 • Sean Davidson • 1 Corinthians 11:17–34

In this message, we look at the problem corrupting the Corinthian communion, the purpose of communion, and the penalty for handling communion in an unworthy manner.

First Corinthians #7

July 2, 2023 • Bryan McCullough • 1 Corinthians 11:2–6

In this passage, Paul is reminding the church in Corinth of the truth of God's design and order and warns them against cultural customs that reject that design.

First Corinthians #5

June 18, 2023 • Scott Stonehouse • 1 Corinthians 7

The Apostle Paul shares Godly counsel and commands to single and married Christians in the church around sex, marriage, and divorce. His words, although for their good, were difficult for them to hear. They remain so for us today.

First Corinthians #4

June 11, 2023 • Sean Davidson • 1 Corinthians 5, 1 Corinthians 6

In this message, we look at a problem that has plagued the church since the days of Paul: sexual immorality, the corporate standard that we must maintain, and the personal responsibility we have as members of the church.

First Corinthians #3

June 4, 2023 • Kevin Bennett • 1 Corinthians 4

In a world of self-promotion, rejection of authority, and espousing our own ideas, Paul calls us and the Corinthian church to imitate him by becoming humble, submitted, and teachable as servants of Christ.

The Early Church

May 28, 2023 • Taylor Russell • Acts 1, Acts 2, 1 Corinthians 11:23–26

Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day Christians have traditionally celebrated the birth of the Church. Learn about the most important beliefs and practices of the New Testament Church and how we in the 21st century can join in with our great heritage.

First Corinthians #2

May 21, 2023 • Kevin Bennett • 1 Corinthians 1:18–31, 1 Corinthians 2, 1 Corinthians 3

Paul pleads with the Corinthian church to humble themselves, seek wisdom and growth from the Spirit of God and not men, and to care for the Church because unity matters greatly.

First Corinthians #1

May 14, 2023 • Bryan McCullough • 1 Corinthians 1:1–17

Paul writes the letter of 1 Corinthians to a church dealing with some significant issues of sin and dysfunction. In this opening to his letter, Paul prepares the church in Corinth by reminding them of who they are, what they have, and how to protect it.