Through the Bible, October 15

Reading: 1 Corinthians 1 Summary: Paul was no doubt excited to receive visitors from Corinth. He was undoubtedly very disturbed to hear the news they bore: there were quarrels and divisions among the brethren there. Much of it had to do with divisive attitudes towards preachers who had in some …

October Week 3 Reading Introduction

Week 3: 1 Corinthians 1-6 October 15-21 Following rousing success in cities like Philippi, Thessalonica, and Berea—which could in part be measured by the intensity of the opposition—all in response to the “Macedonian call,” Paul’s experience in Athens must have been hard to accept. A polite dismissal was far worse …