Wednesday in the Word with Krisan Marotta

Wednesday in the Word with Krisan Marotta

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What the Bible means and how we know


Study Break
May 27 • 3 min
The podcast is on break. In the meantime, enjoy the full version of our theme music: Tenacious from Instrumental Guitar Volume 1 by Reggie Coates of Heartfeltmusic.og Buy the Album: https://heartfeltmusic.org/products/ For more information and to hear…
47 1Corinthians 16 Final Thoughts & Summary
May 20 • 49 min
In the business end of the letter, Paul explains his travel plans and gives his final admonitions. We’ll also reflect on two important themes we learned from the letter as a whole. Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/1corinthians47/ Teacher:…
46 1Corinthians 15:50-58 The end of death
May 13 • 34 min
Paul argues that death is a bigger problem than we think because it is more than the end of our earthly life. It is the doorway to judgment. But God will give us mercy in judgment and victory over death because of Jesus Christ. Lecture notes:…
45 1Corinthians 15:29-49 Sown in dishonor, raised in glory
May 6 • 42 min
Paul answers an objection to the resurrection raised by his opponents with three comparisons: a seed versus the plant it becomes; Adam who brought death versus Christ who brings life; and natural life now versus transformed life in the kingdom of God.…
44 1Corinthians 15:20-28 The goal of history
Apr 29 • 37 min
In correcting the Corinthians’ view that there is no resurrection, Paul argues that resurrection is an essential part of the way God intends to solve the problem of sin and death. Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/1corinthians44/ Teacher:…
43 1Corinthians 15:1-19 The importance of Christ’s resurrection
Apr 22 • 39 min
Paul starts correcting the Corinthians view that there is no resurrection from the dead by making two points: 1) Jesus, the man, was resurrected and 2) if Jesus wasn’t resurrected, then his death accomplished nothing and we are still guilty before God.…
42 1Corinthians 14:26-40 Order in the Church
Apr 15 • 36 min
Paul gives the Corinthians a rule for deciding when to speak in their public gatherings: If your speech does not edify the group, keep silent. If your speech does edify the group, take turns in an orderly fashion. Lecture notes:…
41 1Corinthians 14:1-25 The greater gifts
Apr 8 • 42 min
Paul argues that prophesy is a better than tongues because prophesy edifies the larger body while speaking in tongues edifies only the speaker. Implicit in his argument is that we should value truth over emotion. Lecture notes:…
40 1Corinthians 13:1-13 The supremacy of love
Apr 1 • 40 min
Before he explains what he means by the greatest gifts, Paul interrupts his argument to explain something more important than all of the individual gifts: love. Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/1corinthians40/ Teacher: Krisan Marotta…
39 1Corinthians 13:4-7 Attributes of love
Mar 25 • 41 min
Paul’s famous passage on the attributes of love is part of a 3-chapter argument. In this podcast we focus on what Paul is saying about love and why Paul felt it was important to correct the Corinthians understanding of love. In the next podcast, we’ll…
38 1Corinthians 12:14-31 Understanding the body of Christ
Mar 18 • 42 min
Paul compares the people of God to the unity and diversity of the human body. In this rich analogy, Paul teaches us how we should view ourselves, how we should view each other and where we should find our worth. Lecture notes:…
37 1Corinthians 12:11-13 Should everyone speak in tongues?
Mar 11 • 42 min
As Paul continues discussing the unity and diversity of the body of Christ, we pause to consider what that tells us about speaking in tongues today. Should everyone speak in tongues? Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/1corinthians37/…
36 1Corinthians 12:4-11 What are spiritual gifts?
Mar 4 • 43 min
Paul argues that while all believers have the same Spirit, God distributes different gifts to different believers on purpose. His purpose in this section is not to give a catalog of gifts, but examples of some diverse ways the Spirit works. I contrast…
35 1Corinthians 12:1-3 The mark of spirituality
Feb 26 • 35 min
Paul starts the topic of spiritual gifts in 1Corinthians 12. The Corinthians are confused in thinking that speaking in tongues is the mark of true spirituality and that those who have not spoken in tongues are lesser Christians. Paul lays the foundation…
34 1Corinthians 11:27-34 Taking Communion in an unworthy manner
Feb 19 • 31 min
What does it mean to take communion in an unworthy manner? How are we to examine ourselves before participating? In this podcast, we look at what Paul found wrong with the way the Corinthians were handling the Lord’s Supper and what he wants them to do…
33 1Corinthians 11:23-26 Significance of the Lord’s Supper
Feb 12 • 38 min
What’s the connection between Passover and Communion? Why are we suppose to celebrate the Lord’s Supper? And what is it suppose to do for us? In this podcast, we look at how Paul explains the significance of the Lord’s Supper. Lecture notes:…