New Testament & Psalms 2019

1 Corinthians 10 – Falling behind

Yes, I got side tracked over the week end. On the up beat, I had a chance to be at my Westminster Confession class at church and then play hooky and visit with the pastor and a few fellow reformed believers and this small church not far away:

Was happy to converse with some people who still hold deeply to traditional Bible teaching and even sing from the old Red and Blue hymnbooks! I left there thankful for a bit of oxygen in our culturally oriented thin air of the church today.

If you have a chance listen to Max read this chapter…it reads so well out loud.

Notice the use of the words “all” and “idols” in the text.

And note the Catechisms capture the essence of this verse accurately.

1 Corinthians 10:31  Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

WSC Q1

Q. 1. What is the chief end of man?

A. Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.

One more note…We have seen Jesus teach this text.

Luk 24:44  And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.

Luk 24:45  Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,

Luk 24:46  And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:

Luk 24:47  And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Can you see how Paul apples this here:

1Co 10:1  Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;

1Co 10:2  And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea;

1Co 10:3  And did all eat the same spiritual meat;

1Co 10:4  And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.

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