What do you aim at in life? What do you want to achieve? What are the things that you’d make big sacrifices for?
The Christians in ancient Corinth were aiming at the wrong things. Or, rather, they were missing some very important ambitious.
And as a result, they were growing less keen on the apostle Paul, their founder.
We’re in 1 Corinthians chapter 9. If you were here when we looked at chapter 8, you’ll know that Paul was answering a question they’d asked him: “Can we eat meat that has first been offered as a sacrifice to one of the Greek gods?”