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The Spirit-Filled Church

  • Sep 2021 Issue
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To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. - 1 Corinthians 1:2

I used to wish that I lived during New Testament times. I wondered what it would be like to attend church in the early days of its existence. Then I read Paul's New Testament epistles and discovered it was a lot like church today! As we begin a study of Paul's two letters to the Corinthian church, I hope it will seem more like a family portrait than ancient history. I am praying that we will:

  • Be encouraged that the struggles we face as a church are not new
  • Understand that the Holy Spirit empowers us for service
  • Increase our own desire for holiness

Your devotional author,
John Koessler

John Koessler is Professor Emeritus at Moody Bible Institute and an award-winning author. His newest book is titled Dangerous Virtues: How to Follow Jesus When Evil Masquerades as Good (Moody 2020). John and his wife, Jane, enjoy living in a lakeside town in Michigan.

VOLUME 34 EDITION 9

Managing Editor: Jamie Janosz, Senior Editor: Elena Mafter, Contributing Editor: John Koessler, Writer: John Koessler, Art Director: Lynn Gabalec, Graphic Designer: Rachel Hutcheson, Marketing & Production: Paul B. Currie

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