1 Corinthians 1:26-31, 2:1-5
Three truths from this passage:
1) God chooses.
God is always the initiator.
- 2 Corinthians 12:9
God is looking for those who know how desperately they need Him.
- Isaiah 66:1-2
2) God chooses people.
In scripture, God never does anything to advance His redemptive purposes without a human partner.
If there is anything we learn from scripture at all, it’s that God’s passionate desire is to “dwell with man.”
- Exodus 29:46
- Ezekiel 37:27
- Zechariah 2:11
- Revelation 21:3
1 Peter 2:9
3) God chooses people that we would never choose.
Notice the three areas in particular that Paul mentions:
4) God chooses people we would never choose so that no one can boast.