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1

Three words to describe the city of Corinth

Commercial, cosmopolitan, corrupt

2

Who began the task of forging a canal across the isthmus of Corinth

Nero

3

Who was the Roman goddess of love worshipped in Corinth

Aphrodite/Venus

4

Corinth was the capital city of what Roman province?

Achaia

5

In what book and chapter of the Bible do you find the record of the establishment of Corinthian church

Acts 18

6

How many visits did Paul make to Corinth

3rd

7

On which missionary journey did Paul establish the Corinthian church

2nd

8

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

9

What is the critical issue in a careful study of 1st Corinthians

Chronology of Pauls letters

10

In chronological order, list the letters of Paul to the Corinthians

1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians

11

Who is Clement of Rome and what significance does he play in understanding 1st Corinthians

Guy who says Paul writes 1 Corinthians

12

What are the possible dates for 1 Corinthians

54-56 A.D.

13

Where is Paul when he writes 1 Corinthians

Ephesus

14

What was the occasion prompting the writing for 1 Corinthians

Divisions in the Church / Fornication

15

Theme for 1 Corinthians

Resolving

16

What does Paul claim in the salutation of 1 Corinthians

Authorship and Apostleship

17

How many spiritual gifts did the church at Corinth posses

All

18

What was the purpose of spiritual gifts

Confirm the Word as God’s

19

What are the customary greetings of the day

Grace, peace

20

According to Paul, what are the events necessary for one to be saved in Jesus?

Jesus’ cross, baptism

21

Explain what Paul meant by, “for Christ sent me not to baptize”

Pauls primary mission is to preach the gospel and not to baptize

22

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

23

Who are the “sophos” and “scribe” mentioned by Paul in chapter one

“Worldly wise” and a jew trained in the law

24

Who requires a sign and therefore the cross is a stumbling block

Jews

25

Who requires wisdom and therefore the cross is foolishness

Greeks

26

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

27

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”

28

Explain Paul’s condition when he arrives in Corinth

Weakness, fear, anxiety

29

What is the basis for division in the Corinthian church?

Worldly wisdom

30

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

31

What is the meaning of the word "perfect" as used by Paul in chapter 2?

Mature

32

Who are the "princes of this age" who crucified Jesus?

Religious leaders among the Jews

33

Who is the "Lord of Glory" according to your notes?

Christ

34

In Chapter two, what is "too wonderful for human comprehension" according to Paul?

The Wisdom of God (??)

35

Who made known the wisdom of God?

The Holy Spirit

36

Who was Paul's teacher in the faith? Be specific.

Holy Spirit
it permitted his vocabulary, style, experiences, but taught him what to say(??)

37

How does Paul characterize the spiritual man?

One who is filled with and governed by the words of the holy spirit.

38

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 (??)

39

What are the two analogies used by Paul to show that the church belongs to God?*

God's Vineyard / God's Temple

40

What is the true foundation of the Church?

Jesus Christ

41

What belonged to the Corinthian Christians?

Everything within the Church

42

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.

43

Explain the differences between 3:16 and 6:19-20.

The church is temple of God-individual Christians are temple of God.

44

According to 4:1-2 what are the roles of teachers?*

Slaves / Stewards

45

As stewards, teachers must be ________.

Faithful.

46

Although the Corinthians had many instructors, who was their only father in the faith?

Paul

47

Who was Paul's beloved and faithful child in the Lord?

Timothy

48

What charge did Paul's enemies make against him?

He would not come to Corinth.

49

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 1

Division and worldly wisdom

50

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 2

Wisdom of God

51

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 3

Jesus Christ the True Foundation of the Church

52

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 4

The Humble Place of Preachers

53

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 5

Withdrawing Fellowship from the Immoral

54

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 6

Taking Christians to Court

55

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 7

Marriage

56

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 8

Eating Meats Offered to Idols

57

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 9

Paul's Defense of His Apostleship

58

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 10

Eating Meats Offered to Idols in Pagan Temples

59

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 11

Head Coverings and Disorders in Worship

60

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 12

Spiritual Gifts

61

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 13

Love

62

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 14

Gifts of Prophecy and Speaking in Tongues

63

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 15

The Resurrection

64

Outline of I Corinthians: Chapter 16

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