In verses 4-11, Paul reminds us that we can only build upon Jesus’ foundation.
This is true in other settings as well.
Be grateful for the foundation others have given you.
As we read in verses 1-3, when the focus of Christians becomes their leaders and not Christ, there’s a serious problem.
Church: It’s not about human leadership. It’s about Christ living in us!
The only way to know what Jesus wants is to listen to the Spirit (verses 13-16).
I’d heard of George Washington Carver, and I knew that he’d done a lot of work with peanuts.
That was about it.
Now that I’ve read this book, I feel like I know Dr. Carver more deeply than ever before.
Jonh Perry’s book is intensely personal. Aside from occasionally repeating himself, his storytelling is compelling and fascinating.
If you’re interested in the contributions of Dr. Carver to the American experience, then you will enjoy this book.
Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my unbiased review.
In verses 12-13, we see that the words of the Spirit are different than human wisdom.
In verses 10-11, Paul explains that the Spirit provides us access to deep truths.
In verses 9-12, Paul reminds us that the gift of the Lord is his spirit.
In verses 6-8, Paul explains that if leaders had had more wisdom during Jesus’ day, he wouldn’t have been crucified.