Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture

A Literary, Canonical, and Theological Survey

series: Reading Christian Scripture

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13: 1 Corinthians

Study Questions

  1. What is a predominant theme in the book of 1 Corinthians, that can account for its structure?
  2. Read 1 Corinthians 3–4. Note all the characteristics of Paul’s ministry among the Corinthians.
  3. What principles in 1 Corinthians 8–10, addressing food sacrificed to idols, might apply to contemporary issues within the church?
  4. In 1 Corinthians 13, take note of all the qualities Paul lists out that a person can possess besides love that is “all for nothing.”