Download 1 Corinthians: The Essentials of Christian Living by W. Larry Richards PDF

By W. Larry Richards

The ample lifestyles Bible Amplifier sequence is geared toward helping
readers comprehend the Bible larger. instead of in simple terms delivering comments
on or concerning the Bible, every one quantity seeks to let humans to
study their Bibles with fuller understanding.
To do so activity, students who're additionally confirmed communicators
have been chosen to writer each one quantity. the elemental idea
underlying this mix is that scholarship and the power to
communicate on a favored point have compatibility skills.
While the Bible Amplifier is written with the desires and abilities
of laypeople in brain, it is going to additionally end up worthy to pastors and
teachers. past person readers, the sequence should be beneficial in church
study teams and as publications to counterpoint participation within the weekly prayer
meeting.

Show description

Read or Download 1 Corinthians: The Essentials of Christian Living PDF

Best new testament books

Reading the Sermon on the Mount. Character Formation and Decision Making in Matthew 5-7

The Sermon at the Mount is without doubt one of the such a lot ordinary passages within the New testomony. during this concise and clearly-written creation to and observation at the Sermon, Charles Talbert can pay specific realization to its position in personality formation and moral determination making. After introductory chapters on studying the Sermon at the Mount, the booklet deals a section-by-section statement.

Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament

An Exploration of previous testomony Quotations, Allusions, and EchoesOccurring from Matthew via Revelation"This rather is a brand new type of remark! For the 1st time we're given a continuing exegetical examining of ways every one New testomony ebook rates, alludes to, and conjures up the previous testomony Scriptures.

Pauline Theology, Volume III: Romans

Top Pauline students specialise in the theology of Paul as mirrored within the apostle's so much reflective letter, Romans. The theology of Romans is tested as a separate communique, with out attempting to clarify or interpret that theology through connection with Paul's different letters. the result's a clean method of Paul's idea.

Revelation: The Spirit Speaks to the Churches

Within the publication of Revelation, God unveils the realm because it rather is, selecting an unseen religious conflict and saying a really actual day of judgment. because the finish techniques, we have to be confident that Jesus is reigning because the risen King. we have to have him communicate to the placement in our church buildings. we have to see how God will pulverize wickedness, solution those that oppose him, and determine his everlasting nation.

Extra resources for 1 Corinthians: The Essentials of Christian Living

Sample text

Because the temple is God's dwelling place and because the church body is this very temple, it follows that any builder who destroys the temple can surely expect that God will destroy him (vs . 1 7; see . 2 Cor. 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.

How is this so? The wise of the world were so far off target that they crucified Christ, Wisdom Himself! Had the rulers of this age recognized Christ (that is, had they been truly wise and genuinely spiritual), they would not have crucified "the Lord of glory" (vs. 8). Paul accentuates the mysterious element of this wisdom with a quotation from Scripture, a passage many of us have cited numerous times: God has prepared, for those who love him, far more than we (even the wisest among us) could ever imagine (vs.

1 -4), Paul again defends himself. He indirectly tells the Corinthians they are not qualified to critique his message or his method. ). Their quar­ reling is proof they are not who they think they are-spiritual per­ sons. On the contrary, Paul says their childish behavior proves that they are actually immature infants, and still not ready for solid food (vss. l , 2). In fact, we learn a great deal about the issue when we notice what Paul tells them about their actions-their actions indicate they are mere men (vss.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 30 votes