A Statement of the Argument of 1 Corinthians 12-14. The General Structure of 1 Corinthians 12-14. That chapters 12-14 are indeed to be taken as a literary unit seems apparent from three facts: 1) the repetition of the Greek terms periV deV in 12:1 (cf. also 7:1, 25; 8:1; 16:1, 12) indicate a break from the previous discussion regarding the Lord's supper; 2) the material of 12-14 is unified.
Paul says in 1 Corinthians 7:6-9 that if one's gift from God is being able to remain unmarried, then he should be unmarried. But when he cannot contain himself, he should get married, and the Church should follow 1 Corinthians 7:2 and let him marry.. If one is married, then he is also concerned with the things of this world for his wife according to 1 Corinthians 7:32-35.. In fact, the.
Essay on I Corinthians 15:12-14 - I Corinthians 15:12-14 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead. If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your.The Text-Critical Problem of 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 Interpolation is common in ancient texts. It is clearly present in biblical literature and classical writings. Interpolation is the insertion of words, phrases or even a whole pericope into a manuscript. Regardless of intention or motivation, it is to be expected that some scribes would make emendations and adjustments to the text they were.Verses 21-25 In this passage the apostle pursues the argument, and reasons from other topics; as,I. Tongues, as the Corinthians used them, were rather a token of judgment from God than mercy to any people: In the law (that is, the Old Testament) it is written, With men of other tongues and other lips will I speak to this people; and yet for all this they will not hear me, saith the Lord, Isa.
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The Controversial Gift of Tongues 1 Corinthians 14. Teaching t05415. Introduction. Remind of section on meetings. In this concluding chapter, he addresses the controversial issue of speaking in tongues. There is still tremendous controversy and misunderstanding over this issue today. Because of its misuse, many view Christianity as weird. We need to have an accurate biblical understanding of.Read More
Over her Own Head (1 Cor.11:3-14) Part II. 1 Corinthians 11:3-16 (v3)But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ. (4)Every man who has something on his head while praying or prophesying disgraces his head. (5)But every woman who has her head uncovered while praying or prophesying disgraces her head, for.Read More
In 1 Corinthians 10:9 when it says they tested God it means they unnecessarily exposed themselves to temptations and dangers while counting on God’s grace and power to keep them from the consequences. 1 Corinthians 10:10, “And do not grumble, as some of them did—and were killed by the destroying angel. ” To grumble is to complain in a surly manner, mutter discontentedly, to rumble or.Read More
In Paul’s letters, including 1 Corinthians, it sometimes seems that Paul never does anything himself (see, for example, 14-15) but instructs others how to do it. This is not arrogance or laziness, but mentoring. He would far rather invest in training effective workers and leaders than in calling all the shots himself. As we mature in serving Christ in our places of work, perhaps we will find.Read More
Yesterday I began my investigation of love in 1 Corinthians 13. Today I continue by focusing especially on verses 4-7: Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude.Read More
Commentary on 1 Corinthians 4:14-21 (Read 1 Corinthians 4:14-21) In reproving for sin, we should distinguish between sinners and their sins. Reproofs that kindly and affectionately warn, are likely to reform. Though the apostle spoke with authority as a parent, he would rather beseech them in love. And as ministers are to set an example, others.Read More
The Book of 1 Corinthians is one of 13 or 14 letters that Paul wrote. Together, these letters form a major part of the New Testament (the books that the first Christians wrote). They all show the same style of careful explanations, wise advice, and knowledge of the Old Testament (the older books in the Bible). Their author constantly shows genuine love towards the Christians, but he often.Read More
What does 1 Corinthians chapter 13 mean? Much of 1 Corinthians 12 corrected misunderstandings about spiritual gifts among the Christians in Corinth. Apparently, some believed that those able to speak in tongues or prophesy were more spiritual than the others. This may have created yet another reason for division in the church, along with.Read More
If my take on this passage isn’t already obvious, I’ll spell it out now, and give you my conclusions. 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 is a difficult passage. It is difficult because it does not give us all the information we need to know, and many of the details that are given are ambiguous. So I believe we can come to a general understanding about what it says, but we are not able to unequivocally.Read More