1 & 2 Corinthians: Reality
Today, we continue our journey through the Bible: 1 & 2 Corinthians: Reality Who ____________________ it (1) 1:18-3:8 Who ___________________ it (2) 3:9-18 Who ____________________ it (3) 1:16-1 The righteousness of faith trusts the finished work of God in Christ. TTOD ____________________ (4) Sin, Paul affirms, has gained a stranglehold on all people, and only an act of God, experienced as a free gift through faith, can break that stranglehold. Justification - 4-5 ____________________ of sin (5) Sanctification - 6-7 ____________________ of sin (6) Glorification - 8 ____________________ of sin (7) Who ____________________ it (8) Torah 9-11 Those who have been justified by faith are expected to live holy personal lives and to live in Christian community with each other by the power of the Spirit. Transformation 12-15:13 Paul has exposited the mercy of God in Romans 1-11, and on the basis of God’s mercy he urges believers to offer their bodies as living sacrifices, not conforming to the world but being transformed by the renewal of their minds.