Studies in 1 Corinthians
We are in the midst of an ongoing study in the book of 1 Corinthians. Below are lessons presented thus far.
23- 1 Corinthians 7:10-16 - Keep Your Vows
24 - 1 Corinthians 7:17-24 - Walk As You Were Called
32 - 1 Corinthians 10:11-13 - Things Written for our Admonition
33- 1 Corinthians 10:14-33 - Who Are You Worshipping?
34 - 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 - The Divine Order of Submission (The Purpose of the Head Covering)
35 - Coming together for the Lord's Supper (1) Paul addresses the abuse in what these Corinthian brethren were doing concerning the important memorial.
36 - Coming together for the Lord's Supper (2) - Paul indentifies the TRUE purpose of the Lord's Supper
37 - Coming together for the Lord's Supper (3) - The worthy manner with which we must partake.
38 - Concerning Spiritual Gifts - Intro. Paul's most extensive discourse deals with spiritual gifts and unity. This lesson introduces spiritual gifts back then and today.
39 - Varieties of Gifts. Examining the various spiritual gifts the brethren at Corinth which enabled them to further the word of God and edify the church.
40- Baptized into One Body - 1 Cor. 12:12-13, Paul's reminder that in baptism they were joined to the same body and needed to function together.
41-Members of the Lord's Body - 1 Cor. 12:14-27, Paul compares the united efforts of members of the Lord's church to the members of a physical body. We NEED each other!
42- God Has Appointed These - 1 Cor. 12:27-31 - Paul transitions from the unity of the body of Christ to the more excellent way of love.
43-The Importance of Love - 1 Cor. 13:1-3 - Discusses what "Christian love" (agape) is about. Notes the importance of love and how it is superior to "spiritual gifts".
44- The Attributes of Love - 1 Cor. 13:4-8 - Paul now describes how love conducts itself. There are several attributes that will govern our conduct in dealing with one another, including "spiritual gifts"
45 - The End of Miraculous Spiritual Gifts - 1 Cor. 13:8-13 - Paul now explains that miraculous gifts would be done away and tells us WHEN!
46- Concerning Tongues. In dealing with spiritual gifts, Paul addresses the gift of speaking in tongues. This lesson examines the text, context and how it applies today - 1 Cor. 14:1-33
47 - Conduct in Worship 1. A reexamination of 1 Cor. 14:1-25, this time focusing on the principles Paul is seeking to emphasize as we worship God.
48 - Conduct in Worship 2. Continuing our examination of 1 Cor. 14:1-25, we focus in this lesson on conduct concerning the message preached.
49 - Conduct in Worship 3 - 1 Cor. 14:26-33, a text that addresses order in our worship assemblies.
50 - Conduct in Worship 4 - 1 Cor. 14:34-35, the role of women in the worship assemblies.
51- The Commandments of the Lord - 1 Cor. 14:36-40 - Paul's admonition to acknowledge the source of his teachings.
52 - The Gospel Preached - 1 Cor. 15:1-4 - As Paul begins addressing the resurrection he first declares such to be a part of the gospel.
53 - One Born Out of Due Season - 1 Cor. 15:5-11 - Examining appearances; Paul is qualified as an apostle
54 - Christ our Risen Hope - 1 Cor. 15:12-19 - What if there is no resurrection? Paul gives several consequences to that concept.
55- Christ the Firstfruits - 1 Cor. 15:20-28 - Because Christ is risen, so will we be. Discusses also the end of time.
55 - Baptism for the Dead - 1 Cor. 15:29-34 - Does the Bible teach baptism for the dead today?
56 - Our Incorruptible Body - 1 Cor. 15:35-49 - 2 Questions answered about our bodies. How are the dead raised? And with what body do they come?
NEW 57 - We Shall All Be Changed - 1 Cor. 15:50-58 - What will we be like in heaven?
NEW 58 - Concerning the Collection - 1 Cor. 16:1-4 - Examining authority for a treasury as well as instructions for receiving funds and how they are to be administered.
NEW 59 - Plans - 1 Cor. 16:5-12. Paul's plans to visit with Corinth and lessons to learn from it.
NEW 60 - Watch - 1 Cor. 16:13-14 - Paul's final admonitions to watch and stand fast.
NEW 61 - Household of Stephanas - 1 Corinthians 16:15-18 - Paul commends a family that "addicted" themselves to the ministry of the saints.
NEW 62- Final Exhortations - 1 Corinthians 16:19-24