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  1. 1st Corinthians An Introduction Mike Jones Nov 2011

  2. Then Paul moved on

  3. Paul-2nd Missionary Journey Paul’s Journeys Rome Philippi Thess Athens Ephesus Corinth Mediterranean Sea Israel Caesarea Jerusalem Egypt 2nd Missionary Journey © EBibleTeacher.com INDEX

  4. From The Bible from Scratch, Jenkins

  5. A CONVENTIONAL LETTER (A) Salutation From Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes, To The church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ—their Lord and ours: Brief Greeting 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

  6. A CONVENTIONAL LETTER (B) Thanksgiving - The second section of an ancient Greco-Roman letter was a prayer or a word of thanks. 4 I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 5 For in him you have been enriched in every way—with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge—6 God thus confirming our testimony about Christ among you. 7 Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed. 8 He will also keep you firm to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

  7. WHAT IS SIGNIFICANT IS THE EMPHASIS? Paul, called to be an apostleof Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes, The church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ—their Lord and ours: 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

  8. 4 I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 5 For in him you have been enriched in every way — with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge—6God thus confirmingour testimony about Christ among you. 7 Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift asyou eagerly wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed. 8 He will also keep you firm to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Positivity of Paul God/Christ;God’s acts

  9. Extras

  10. The City of Corinth • Commercial crossroad • Sacked (146 BCE) • Rebuilt (44 BCE) • Repopulated by freed slaves • Prosperous • Greek, Roman, and “Eastern” • 26 sacred places

  11. Factions Quarrels 1 Corinthians 1-4