Saints


cchrisholland

The word “saint” isn’t a title, it’s a position. It’s being “in Christ” and “set apart”. As Paul opened his letter to the troubled church at Corinth, he specifically reminded them of the following:

“…to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.”– 1 Corinthians 1:2 NKJV

Today, the word saint is often used by some to describe a person worthy of special recognition, but in the Bible, the word means an unworthy person recognized by someone special…Christ. And based on that, a disciple is one who has committed to follow a different path than the world around them. The church at Corinth was being weakened and defiled by acceptance of the cultural norms of the city. And as a result, there was no power in the Spirit, no passion for…

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