Pauls Epistles

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When Satan has Power over Believers

1 Corinthians 5:1-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds on how the Corinthians' carnality and disobedience have allowed Satan into their midst.

Litigious Society – Shall We Join It?

1 Corinthians 6:1-11

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the divisions within the Corinthian church and the lawsuit atmosphere that existed in it.

Desecrating the Temple of God

1 Corinthians 6:12-20

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Paul's teaching on the true temple of God.

Marriage Counsel, part I

1 Corinthians 7:1-7

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins a three-part exposition on Paul's specific instructions to the church at Corinth concerning marriage and being single.

Marriage Counsel, part II

1 Corinthians 7:8-24

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his series of messages on marriage counsel, expounding Paul's instructions concerning "mixed marriages" or marriages in which one spouse is not a believer in Christ.

Marriage Counsel, part III

1 Corinthians 7:25-40

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson concludes his series of lessons about Paul's instructions to the Corinthians concerning marriage.

Christian Liberty: Use and Abuse

1 Corinthians 8:1-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Paul's doctrine of Christian liberty and the responsibility believers have to respect the consciences of weaker brethren.

Paul’s Right to Compensation

1 Corinthians 9:1-14

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Paul's defense of financial support from the church. Dr. Johnson explains how Paul uses his refusual of support from the Corinthians as an example of exercising Christian liberty.

Paul Under Law and Without Law

1 Corinthians 9:15-23

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Paul's further teachings concerning Christian liberty and how the apostle clarifies that self-denial as a beleiver is not the same as clinging to the legalism promoted by adherents of the old Jewish law.

Winning the Prize

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Paul's famous analogy of the Christian life to athletic competition in the ancient world. Christian rewards are also discussed.