Icebreaker: Share/describe one of your favorite photographs from your family.
What’s going on in Corinth? Read these verses to get a snapshot of the messy situation in this early church that Paul addressed in his letters.
Paul has many corrections, encouragements, and instructions for the Corinthian people in his two letters to them. Among his thoughts are the four word images that Pastor Thomas presented in the sermon. Revisit the four images in the verses below and answer the questions below for each image.
b. How would thinking of themselves through that image aid the believers in battling their sinful attitudes and actions?
c. Are there any unhelpful/sinful images or identities that you cling to or struggle to shake off?
d. Which of the four images speaks most personally or convictingly to you? Why?
e. What would it look like to more reflect the image you chose with the Holy Spirit’s help?
Look again at the 4 image verses.
Close by praying Paul's positive Gospel truths in 1 Corinthians 1:4-9. Spend time making requests based on your study.