1 Corinthians 6:9-11: Or don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit God’s Kingdom? Don’t be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor slanderers, nor extortionists, will inherit God’s Kingdom. Such were some of you, but you were washed. But you were sanctified. But you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and in the Spirit of our God.
Purpose of These Posts
I am conducting an experiment. I am going to post one verse or passage a day for as long as I can that addresses works for the Christian. I’m guessing I can keep it up for at least six months. I won’t stretch any passages out by dividing them into individual verses. If a whole passage is discussing works, I’ll use the whole passage that day.
I am doing this because “works” has become a taboo word in many Christian circles. Every time it is used, an apology must be given, and someone must explain that we are not saved by works. I want to show that exhortations to good works, and even warnings about will happen if we do not do good works, are laced throughout every one of the apostles writings.
These will be short, so they’re not in place of regular posts. If you entered on this blog’s home page, make sure you look at the second post, too. I don’t post my regular posts daily, but I do post several times per week.
Concerning Related Articles Today
I really like today’s related articles. The Catholic one is amazing to me because it has an excellent exposition of 1 Corinthians 3 that I think all we Protestants should agree with. (It’s sort of obvious once someone shows it to you.) However, it also has a horrid quote from the Council of Trent reminding of why we’re “Protest”-ants.
- Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 3:9-17 (thedivinelamp.wordpress.com)
- carnality (godswordarelife.wordpress.com)