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Renovating our "house" 1 Corinthians 3:5-17

This sermon was written for Old Stonington Baptist Church for March 21, 2010.

When I say the word “renovate” what comes to mind? Expensive. Too much work. A pain. Wonderful once it is done. Refreshing maybe. Continuing from last week, the 5th Sunday in Lent is upon us, and we are looking to prepare for the sacrifice that Christ made on Resurrection Sunday. The theme today being naturally, renovation. As obvious as it may be, I wanted to see what Miriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary says. The definition reads; to restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding); or to restore to life, vigor, or activity. Ok…restore. That is a word we are familiar with in the Body of Christ, usually after the end days where we everything will be restored. Let’s look at the definition for restore, just for curiosity sake. The definitions say: to give back or return, to put or bring back into existence or use, to bring back to or put back into a former or original state, and to…