Christian Ethics (1 Corinthians 8:-13) 08/07/19

CHRISTIAN ETHICS

 

1 Corinthians 8:1-13

I. KNOWLEDGE (vs. 1-3)

     a. Who does Paul state has knowledge? _______________________________________________________________

     b. As Paul expresses it is this “knowledge” good? ________________________________________________________

     c. What is the direct benefit of loving God? _____________________________________________________________

II. WHAT IS AN IDOL (vs. 4-8)

     a. What does Paul say that an idol is? _________________________________________________________________

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     b. How many gods are there and why is this important for us to remember? __________________________________

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     c. Paul states that all things are of God and through Christ. What does he mean? ______________________________

     ________________________________________________________________________________________(John 1:3)

     d. What foods can we eat that will make us more or less spiritual? __________________________________________

III. DON’T ABUSE YOUR LIBERTY (vs. 9-13)

     a. Liberty is great but what caution does Paul give? ______________________________________________________

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     b. Does a believer have the freedom to do as he pleases? ___________ ______________________________________

     _______________________________________________________________________________________(1 Cor 6:12)

     c. Why must we voluntarily limit ourselves in what we do, eat, or drink? ______________________________________

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     d. If what we do causes a brother to stumble what should we do? ___________________________________________

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IV. Application: We may never see meat that was sacrificed to idols, but this passage is relevant all the same. What

should this passage cause us to consider above our own desires? _____________________________________________

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