New PDF release: 1 Corinthians: The Essentials of Christian Living

By W. Larry Richards

ISBN-10: 0816314101

ISBN-13: 9780816314102

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1 1 : 1 5)! The metaphor of the temple is used three different ways by Paul. Later in this letter ( 1 Cor. 6: 19), "temple" refers to an individual. In Ephesians 2 : 2 1 , Paul uses the term to represent the universal church. But here in 1 Corinthians 3 , Paul is definitely us­ ing "temple" for the Corinthian church body. This is evident by the context (quarreling disrupts the body of believers and is thereby de­ structive to the church) and also by the Greek, which uses the plural for "you" (vss.

85 them? Please tell me, what is going on? " Paul would probably answer my questions by pointing out that shifting to the father/child relationship markedly affected his own attitude. New dynamics obviously come into operation. In the first part of this chapter (vss. 1 -6), Paul strongly argued that all the apostles were servants, none higher or lower than an­ other and that the Corinthians should not choose one over the other. Well . . unless they choose Paul! He is going to tell them he is actually number one, for although they may have "ten thousand guardians [tutors] in Christ [of which Apollos would be numbered], you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel" (vs.

Apollos as "fellow workAfter Paul talks about himself and to say in the following ers" (vs. 9), what does he proceed ministry the more im­ verses that essentially makes his own contradicted himself. portant? Explain why Paul has not ders in verses 14-1 7. What Paul describes three types of buil ders as far as results are are the differences between the buil on relate to his stateconcerned? How does this descripti 1 O? work means by saying that a minister's Paul t Explain wha ister himself is saved (vs.

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