What are different spiritual gifts?
Word of wisdom.
What is the background of 1 Corinthians?
I Corinthians The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians, probably written about 53–54 ce at Ephesus, Asia Minor, deals with problems that arose in the early years after Paul’s initial missionary visit (c. 50–51) to Corinth and his establishment there of a Christian community.
Who was Paul addressing in 1 Corinthians?
The First Epistle to the Corinthians (Ancient Greek: Α΄ ᾽Επιστολὴ πρὸς Κορινθίους) is one of the Pauline epistles, part of the New Testament of the Christian Bible. The epistle is attributed to Paul the Apostle and a co-author, Sosthenes, and is addressed to the Christian church in Corinth.
What is the purpose of Paul writing 1 Corinthians?
He wrote to Church members in Corinth to help them with their questions and problems and to strengthen the converts who struggled with reverting to their past beliefs and practices.
What is the difference between the gift of the Spirit and the fruit of the Spirit?
The Fruit of the Holy Spirit An image that is often used with the Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit is that of the tree. The gifts of the Holy Spirit are the roots of the tree, and the fruits of the Holy Spirit are, the fruits of the tree.
Why was the city of Corinth so important?
The Greek city of Corinth was founded in the Neolithic Period sometime between 5000-3000 BCE. It became a major city in the 8th century BCE and was known for its architectural and artistic innovations including the invention of black-figure pottery.
Can I study 1 Corinthians in a small group?
These small group studies of 1 Corinthians contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. I. The unity of the body (12-13)
What did Paul not come with when he came to the Corinthians?
1 What did Paul not come with when he came to the Corinthians?–eloquence or superior wisdom 2 What did Paul resolve to know while he was with the Corinthians?–nothing (except Jesus Christ and him crucified) 3 In what did Paul come to the Corinthians?–weakness and fear and much trembling
What was the problem for the Corinthian church?
Unfortunately after they believed, a number of these practices carried over to church practice, though some in different forms. We see throughout the book that a big problem for the Corinthian church was imitating the world around them and getting sucked into it instead of truly being set apart.