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THE FIRST LETTER TO THE CORINTHIAN CHURCH

1 CORINTHIANS

 

Overview:

This letter is written primarily for the benefit of a culturally and religiously divided Christian community in Corinth, the capital city of the Roman province called Achaia, where he had planted it only a few years earlier during his second missionary journey. No less than seventeen topics are discussed in this letter:

(1) an Introductory Appeal (1:1-17),
(2) the Wisdom of the Gospel (1:18-2:5),
(3) the Wisdom of the Message (2:16-16),
(4) Divisions and Celebrities in the Church (3:1-23),
(5) Following the Apostles (4:1-21),
(6) Discipline for Immorality (51-13),
(7) Christian Litigation (6:1-11),
(8) Prostitution (6:12-20),
(9) Marriage and Singleness (7:1-40),
(10) Freedom, Food, and Rights (8:1-9:27),
(11) An Old Testament Lesson (10:1-11:1),
(12) Honoring Others in Worship (11:2-16),
(13) the Lord's Supper (11:17-34),
(14) Spiritual Gifts (12:1-30),
(15) God's More Excellent Way (12:31-13:13),
(16) Giving to Others (14:1-40),
(17) the Resurrection (15:1-58), and
(18) Closing Instructions (16:1-24).

Authorship:

Claimed by the letter itself to have been composed by the Apostle Paul (cf. 1:1).

Composition Date:

Many conservative scholars suggest that this letter was composed from Ephesus during Paul's third missionary journey, ca. 54-56 AD.

Messianic Theme:

Holy Living in the Messiah

 

Introduction to the book of 1 Corinthians taken from the Holy Bible: International Standard Version® Release 2.0., Build 2014.01.13.
Copyright © 1996-2014 by the ISV Foundation. Used by permission of Davidson Press, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED INTERNATIONALLY.

 



 

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