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Divisiveness and Unity (1:10–4:21)

Divisiveness and Unity (1:10–4:21)

From Abingdon New Testament Commentary
Divisiveness and Unity (1:104:21) Three or four closely interrelated oppositions stand out in this section: the divisions Paul sees among the Corinthians versus the unity he…
  Acts 2 : Receiving God's Spirit

Acts 2 : Receiving God's Spirit

From Complete Bible Lessons
Acts 2: Receiving God's Spirit keywords: Pentecost; church; Holy Spirit Purpose To help us affirm that the Holy Spirit gave birth to the church and we are being called to…
Acts 2:42-47, THE COMMUNITY OF THE UNCOMMON LIFE

Acts 2:42-47, THE COMMUNITY OF THE UNCOMMON LIFE

From The New Interpreter's Bible
Acts 2:42-47, THE COMMUNITY OF THE UNCOMMON LIFE COMMENTARY The early chapters of Acts include several important summaries of the communitys life and mission in Jerusalem (see…
  Acts 11:19 -30: Purposeful Living

Acts 11:19 -30: Purposeful Living

From Complete Bible Lessons
Acts 11:19-30: Purposeful Living keywords: early church; church; history; call; mission Purpose To help us appreciate the benefits of Christian mission Key Bible…
  Acts 13:1 -14: A Gospel for Everyone

Acts 13:1 -14: A Gospel for Everyone

From Complete Bible Lessons
Acts 13:1-14: A Gospel for Everyone keywords: early church; mission Purpose To help us affirm that the church is to continue its mission despite difficulty, conflict, and…

Worship Elements: November 12, 2017

Worship Elements: November 12, 2017

By Laura Jaquith Bartlett
Color: GreenScripture Readings: Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25; Psalm 78:1-7; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13 Theme Ideas We will tell about the Lord from generation to… read more
1 Corinthians 8:1-6, THEIR QUESTION, THEIR ASSUMPTION, PAUL’S REHEARSAL OF WHAT THEY KNOW

1 Corinthians 8:1-6, THEIR QUESTION, THEIR ASSUMPTION, PAUL’S REHEARSAL OF WHAT THEY KNOW

From The New Interpreter's Bible
1 Corinthians 8:1-6, THEIR QUESTION, THEIR ASSUMPTION, PAULS REHEARSAL OF WHAT THEY KNOW COMMENTARY Just as in the treatment of the first item from their letter (7:1), so also…
6:12-20. Christian Liberty Versus Moral License.

6:12-20. Christian Liberty Versus Moral License.

From The Interpreter's Bible
6:12-20. Christian Liberty Versus Moral License. The apostle goes on to emphasize the range and depth of the principle he has just laid down; and his statement still holds good…
6:9-11. Plea for All-Round Righteousness.

6:9-11. Plea for All-Round Righteousness.

From The Interpreter's Bible
6:9-11. Plea for All-Round Righteousness. Having made his point, Paul now improves the occasion by including a general principle that Christian believers must be distinguished by …
Paul's Mission in Corinth

Paul's Mission in Corinth

From Abingdon New Testament Commentary
Paul's Mission in Corinth As in Galatia and Thessalonica (see Gal 3:5; 1 Thess 1:5), Paul's preach ing in Corinth was accompanied by a "demonstration of the Spirit and of…
Introduction

Introduction

From Jesus and the Land
JESUS & THE LAND CHARLES R. PAGE II ABINGDON PRESS Nashville JESUS AND THE LAND Copyright © 1995 by Abingdon Press All rights reserved. No part of this work may be…

Introduction

Introduction

From The New Interpreter's Bible
1 Corinthians 5:16:20 COMMUNITY DEFINITION AS SEEN IN TWO RELATED INSTANCES OVERVIEW With the context provided by chaps. 14 Paul is now ready to engage some of the particular …
5:3-5. Discipline.

5:3-5. Discipline.

From The Interpreter's Bible
5:3-5. Discipline. The community must purge itself by excommunicating the offender. Here Paul's very language emphasizes his sense of status as an apostle. He assumes that the…
5:1.5. Gross Immorality.

5:1.5. Gross Immorality.

From The Interpreter's Bible
5:1.5. Gross Immorality. What has aroused and appalled the apostle is a man ... living with his father's wife (see Exeg.). Despite the fact that Paul here contrasts the community …
5:6-13. Ethical Implications of the Christian Faith.

5:6-13. Ethical Implications of the Christian Faith.

From The Interpreter's Bible
5:6-13. Ethical Implications of the Christian Faith. Two important matters are involved here. One is the insistence of the apostle on the ethical implications of the Christian…
5:9-13. Conscious and Unconscious Influence.

5:9-13. Conscious and Unconscious Influence.

From The Interpreter's Bible
5:9-13. Conscious and Unconscious Influence. Again it is clearly implied in the apostle's view that members of the church should represent the Christian conscience in their…
5:9-13. Paul Returns to the Special Case Under Review.

5:9-13. Paul Returns to the Special Case Under Review.

From The Interpreter's Bible
5:9-13. Paul Returns to the Special Case Under Review. Paul is aware of the pressure of the environment in which the Christian community is placed and in which it must live its…
6:1-8. Litigation Between Christians in Pagan Courts.

6:1-8. Litigation Between Christians in Pagan Courts.

From The Interpreter's Bible
6:1-8. Litigation Between Christians in Pagan Courts. 1 CorinthiansExpo.61 Obviously an important principle in the realm of church government has emerged, and it is…
Prayer: What is it good for?

Prayer: What is it good for?

By Kira Austin-Young
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