Adventure * Service * Faith

1 Corinthians 14
June 1, 2006

Intro

Read 1 Corinthians 12:1 aloud.

Before launching into our discussion of 1 Corinthians 14, let's get an overview of spiritual gifts. Read 1 Corinthians 12:4-11.

Any questions or comments about this brief overview of spiritual gifts, before we take a look at the passage?

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 14:1-33

Have any of you ever experienced the gift of tongues? Please share stories with the group, and explain your understanding of how this gift is put into practice.

Have any of you ever experienced the gift of prophecy? Please share stories with the group, and explain your understanding of how this gift is put into practice.

What is the overall point of this passage? What point is Paul trying to make about spiritual gifts?

What does this passage say in describing what worship was like in the early church? How does it differ from typical church services today and/or our Sunday worship services at our church? Do the differences have an impact on Paul's comments on how and when to use the two spiritual gifts highlighted in this passage?

What does this passage tell us about the Holy Spirit?

What does this passage tell us about humans?


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Jenn Raley Miller