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The Second Letter of Paul to the Corinthians

- It is essential to pay the price. You will never fulfill God’s purpose for your life if you fail to pay the price. The Lord expects us to count the cost of everything in our lives, according to the passage in Luke 14:28-32. In order to have a successful journey you must pay the price. In the third chapter of the second letter of Paul to the Corinthians, we read of two groups of materials for edification of the church: wood, hay and stubble, and gold, silver and precious stones. The most obvious difference between the two groups is the price....   [tags: corinthians, bible, god, price]

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Exegesis Of I Corinthians 13

- Exegesis of I Corinthians 13:8-12 8 Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away. The eternality of love is highlighted and established without question. However, in comparison prophecies and knowledge will “pass away,” tongues will “cease.” Linguistically there is no appreciable difference between “pass away” and “cease.” They are synonymous in function. It would seem that when one of these three gifts passes, they all should pass (in Eph....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Love]

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Paul's Letter to the Corinthians

- Without the aid of modern technology, early Christianity had to rely on the missionary trips of its advocates to promulgate news and information. In First Corinthians, Paul’s intention was to spread the new message of God’s Anointed One and change how people led their lives. When Paul made his initial visit to Corinth, he stayed for a substantial amount of time in order to effectively educate the residents of the area. Similar to other letters like his letters to the Galatians, this epistle is Paul’s follow on interaction with the community, in an attempt to clarify details which may have been confused or overlooked during his visit....   [tags: Christianity, Doctrinal Instruction]

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Analysis of Corinthians 2:1-17

- In this passage of the second letter to the Corinthians, Paul addresses several concerns. He is addressing the situation of a man who has sinned not only against himself, but against the Corinthian Church as well. He explains why he wrote a letter rather than bringing sorrow upon them. Paul is sensitive to the Lord’s leading, and in love, writes to the church encouraging them to discipline this man in love for the purpose of restoring him. He urges the Corinthians to be obedient and love the man through forgiving and encouraging him....   [tags: Bible Analysis]

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1 Corinthians

- Paul the Apostle is the central figure in many New Testament writings. Many historians have attributed fourteen New Testament letters to Paul’s writing; seven of these letters are uncontested meaning historians are sure that Paul wrote them, the remaining seven are contested. Paul was not always a Christian; in fact, he persecuted Christians before Christ came and temporarily blinded him. Upon seeing Christ, Paul devoted his life to Christianity and set out to spread the teachings of Christ. Scholars often credit Paul’s leadership to the ability of the Church to become Hellenistic in one generation....   [tags: Bible, Apostle Paul]

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1 Corinthians

- 1 Corinthians 5 - A "brother" (v. 11) in the church at Corinth was having sexual relations with his father's wife. Paul described the unusual nature of this sin when he said that it was "not so much as named among the gentiles, that one should have his father's wife" (v. 1). This man's behavior was wrong, but also wrong was the tolerance of his behavior by the Corinthian church. Paul condemned these sins, and the necessary corrections were subsequently made (2 Cor. 2:6; 7:11). But what was the spiritual condition of the fornicator before his repentance....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Bible, Sin]

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Corinthians vs. Spartans

- It is difficult to address the reasons for an empire to attack a growing threat. However, the increasing differences between powers facilitate the use of a new strategy to deal with growing diversity and subsequent threats. The Corinthian speech to the Spartans reveals the reasons for an empire to preemptively attack. Initially, the Corinthians demonstrate Sparta’s failure to uphold peace. The Corinthians proceed to depict the consequences of Spartan inactivity. In conclusion, the Corinthians employ the differences between Spartans and Athens to justify an empire’s reason to attack a potential antagonist....   [tags: Greek History]

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Teaching on Marriage in Corinthians and Ephesians

- Teaching on Marriage in Corinthians and Ephesians The purpose of this paper is to compare the teaching on marriage from the book of I Corinthians and Ephesians. The Bible tells us, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him" (Gen. 2:18). In the beginning, God saw that it was not good for His creation to be alone; therefore He created a helper suitable for Adam, a wife to be his companion and counterpart. From the book of Proverbs, we are also told that God designed marriage and sex not only as a means for bringing children into this world, but also as God's appointed means for a man to find pleasure in his wife....   [tags: Compare Contrast Religious]

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The First Letter of Apostle Paul’s to the Corinthians

- ... Corinth had two harbors: (1)Lechaeum, a mile and a half to the west on the Corinthian Gulf, and (2)Cenchrea, six miles to the east on the Saronic Gulf . The Diolkos is the road that connect these two harbors; and small ships that were fully loaded could be hauled across from one harbor to the other, and cargo from the larger ships could be transported by wagons from one to the other (Barker, 1732). Trade flowed through the city from Italy and Spain to the west and from Asia Minor, Phoenicia and Egypt to the east (Barker, 1732) Corinth was also known for a metal compound that it produced called “Corinthian bronze” that was highly valued (Powell 276)....   [tags: greek culture, congregation, problems]

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What is the Perfect in 1 Corinthians 13:8-10

- "Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail, whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in part will be done away." (1 Corinthians 13:8-10 NKJV) What is the perfect that was mentioned in this passage. There is a lot of disagreement on the matter, and more than a few various viewpoints on the perfect in this passage. In order to understand what the perfect is however, we have to know what it is that is in part....   [tags: christianity, love, bible]

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