It is the Message!
1 Corinthians 2:1–2:5
We have been called to be holy
Saved from Sin to Holiness
Every church should have a zero tolerance attitude towards those that cause division.
Wordly View on Preaching
Too often we focus on the style of preaching and worship services versus the substance of preaching
Real preaching is the faithful declaration of the Word of God in the power of God. It magnifies Christ and His finished work on Calvary.
Worldly View of Wisdom
Word View on Wisdom and Preaching
Worldly wisdom is focused on you – selfish, self-centered
Godly wisdom is focused on Christ – the cross and resurrection and Return
1. Sound preaching is not eloquence or human philosophy (v.1).
2. Sound preaching has one great theme: Jesus Christ and Him crucified (v.2).
3. Sound preaching is proclaimed with a great sense of humility (v.3).
4. Sound preaching is not persuasive words, but a demonstration of the Spirit and power (v.4).
5. Sound preaching leads to faith (v.5).