To God Be the Glory – 1 Corinthians 1:26-31

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Speaker: Rev. Robert Laing

1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Circumstances of the Call v. 26

  • Not many with intellect, power or status
  • (Jn. 7:45-52)

 

Contrast of the Called with the World v. 27, 28

  • Wise foolishness (Mt. 11:25)
  • Weak strength (Heb. 11:32-35)
  • Irrelevant relevance (Luke 18:9-14)

 

Consequence v. 29

  • No boasting in God’s presence (Job 40:11; Jas. 4:6)

 

Christ v. 30

  • Became our:
  • Wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, redemption

 

Command v. 31

  • Give God the glory! Boast of Christ alone (Jer. 9:23, 24)