On Jan. 10 2018, the Gratia Community Church held a Wednesday service by Grace of God.
Pastor Thomas Maeng preached a message 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, He emphasized, “When we preach the Gospel, we should not try to be smart. we should think that how can we be foolish. why? Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. we should have pride in our life. We have to have faith in the way we live. We need to have confidence in our lives. Where does futility come from? It becomes futility when the gospel is blurred in life. The place where avoid and reject the ability of Cross, cannot taste the revival. we should be revealed the authority of those who received the salvation and boast our life.”
1 Corinthians 1:18-31 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.” 20 Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? 21 For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through wisdom did not know God, it pleased God through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe. 22 For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom; 23 but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks[b] foolishness, 24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. 26 For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. 27 But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; 28 and the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen, and the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are, 29 that no flesh should glory in His presence. 30 But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption— 31 that, as it is written, “He who glories, let him glory in the Lord.”