36,722 Years

36,722 Years

Sunday, January 15, 2012
| 1 Corinthians 6:12-20

What happens when you put together a nave full of couples who have been married 40 years or longer?

A Word to the Church: A Series From the Middle Chapters of 1 Corinthians

Let's face it: The middle chapters of 1 Corinthians are not the easiest chapters for homiletical treatment. The apostle Paul takes time out to have "a word to the church," dealing with issues of marriage, sexual immorality, being single, eating and dietary matters, and disciplining the body and its cravings. From mid-January to mid-February, the Revised Common Lectionary gives us a series of readings from the heart of Paul's first letter to the Corinthian church, and in this issue of Homiletics we're looking at every one of them. Perhaps you'd like to make it a post-Christmas, Epiphany series. Practical stuff for the beginning of the year. Here's the schedule:

A Word to the Church

January 15: 36,722 Years (6:12-20)

January 22: Seriously Single (7:29-31)

January 29: When There's Tension in the Church (8:1-13)

February 5: How Much Is Your Church Worth? (9:16-23)

February 12: Primary Lessons (9:24-27)

The apostle Paul is ...

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