Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (64):
Three words to describe the city of Corinth
Commercial, cosmopolitan, corrupt
Who began the task of forging a canal across the isthmus of Corinth
Who was the Roman goddess of love worshipped in Corinth
Corinth was the capital city of what Roman province?
In what book and chapter of the Bible do you find the record of the establishment of Corinthian church
How many visits did Paul make to Corinth
On which missionary journey did Paul establish the Corinthian church
What is the Gallio Inscription? How does it help us understand 1st Corinthians
Indicated when Gallio was governor, gives us an idea of when Paul was Corinth for the 1st time
What is the critical issue in a careful study of 1st Corinthians
Chronology of Pauls letters
In chronological order, list the letters of Paul to the Corinthians
Who is Clement of Rome and what significance does he play in understanding 1st Corinthians
Guy who says Paul writes 1 Corinthians
What are the possible dates for 1 Corinthians
Where is Paul when he writes 1 Corinthians
What was the occasion prompting the writing for 1 Corinthians
Divisions in the Church / Fornication
Theme for 1 Corinthians
What does Paul claim in the salutation of 1 Corinthians
Authorship and Apostleship
How many spiritual gifts did the church at Corinth posses
What was the purpose of spiritual gifts
Confirm the Word as God’s
What are the customary greetings of the day
According to Paul, what are the events necessary for one to be saved in Jesus?
Jesus’ cross, baptism
Explain what Paul meant by, “for Christ sent me not to baptize”
Pauls primary mission is to preach the gospel and not to baptize
How could unity in the Corinthian church be achieved according to Paul
They must Speak the same thing
They must be of the same mind
They must be of the same judgement
Who are the “sophos” and “scribe” mentioned by Paul in chapter one
“Worldly wise” and a jew trained in the law
Who requires a sign and therefore the cross is a stumbling block
Who requires wisdom and therefore the cross is foolishness
Why does God choose the foolish things to confound the wise
1) To exclude human boasting
2) to lead men to praise God
3) POINT: The Corinthian church is proof of the wisdom and the power of God’s Word
What are the other names given by Paul for the testimony of God
“the cross of Christ” “the wisdom of God” “the mystery of God”
Explain Paul’s condition when he arrives in Corinth
Weakness, fear, anxiety
What is the basis for division in the Corinthian church?
Be familiar with the concept of the Gospel as a mystery.
By grace God has freely given us his word and by God's wisdom, every believer will share in Christ's glory
this wisdom is wonderful beyond human comprehension
What is the meaning of the word "perfect" as used by Paul in chapter 2?
Who are the "princes of this age" who crucified Jesus?
Religious leaders among the Jews
Who is the "Lord of Glory" according to your notes?
In Chapter two, what is "too wonderful for human comprehension" according to Paul?
The Wisdom of God (??)
Who made known the wisdom of God?
The Holy Spirit
Who was Paul's teacher in the faith? Be specific.
it permitted his vocabulary, style, experiences, but taught him what to say(??)
How does Paul characterize the spiritual man?
One who is filled with and governed by the words of the holy spirit.
What is Paul's description of the Corinthians involved in dividing the church?
Not spiritually minded, but were worldly minded
were still babes when they ought to be teachers (??)
What are the two analogies used by Paul to show that the church belongs to God?*
God's Vineyard / God's Temple
What is the true foundation of the Church?
What belonged to the Corinthian Christians?
Everything within the Church
Explain Paul's use of "gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, and stubble" in discussing the foundation of the Church.
Christians take seriously how they "build" upon the foundation of the church.
Explain the differences between 3:16 and 6:19-20.
The church is temple of God-individual Christians are temple of God.
According to 4:1-2 what are the roles of teachers?*
Slaves / Stewards
As stewards, teachers must be ________.
Although the Corinthians had many instructors, who was their only father in the faith?
Who was Paul's beloved and faithful child in the Lord?
What charge did Paul's enemies make against him?
He would not come to Corinth.
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 1
Division and worldly wisdom
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 2
Wisdom of God
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 3
Jesus Christ the True Foundation of the Church
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 4
The Humble Place of Preachers
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 5
Withdrawing Fellowship from the Immoral
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 6
Taking Christians to Court
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 7
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 8
Eating Meats Offered to Idols
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 9
Paul's Defense of His Apostleship
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 10
Eating Meats Offered to Idols in Pagan Temples
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 11
Head Coverings and Disorders in Worship
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 12
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 13
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 14
Gifts of Prophecy and Speaking in Tongues
Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 15