1 CORINTHIANS

CHURCH PROBLEMS

I.  Problem Set 1: Division in the Church (1 Corinthians 1:1-4:21)

A.  The Foolishness of the Cross (1:1-2:5)

B.  The Wisdom of Fools (2:6-16)

C.  Tools for Christ (3:1-23)

D.  Fools for Christ (4:1-21)

II.  Problem Set 2: Inability to Address Sin (1 Corinthians 5:1-6:11)

A.  Leave No Leaven (5:1-13)

B.  Christians and the Courtroom (6:1-11)

III.  Problem Set 3: Sex and Marriage (6:12-7:40)

A.  Sex (6:12-7:8)

B.  The Gift of Singleness (7:5-8, 25-35)

C.  The Covenant of Marriage (7:5-24, 36-40)

IV.  Problem Set 4: Stumbling Others (8:1-11:1)

A.  When It's Not So Black-and-White (8:1-13)

B.  As Many as Possible (9:1-27)

C.  The Danger of Freedom (10:1-11:1)

V.  Problem Set 5: Improper Conduct during Worship Service (11:2-34)

A.  Women, Hair, and the Glory of God (11:2-16)

B.  The Bread and the Wine (11:17-34)

VI.  Problem Set 6: Unloving Use of Spiritual Gifts (12:1-14:40)

A.  The Power to Worship God (12:1-11)

B.  Unity for Diversity (12:12-31a)                                                             Appendix: Miracles and the Gift of Miracles

                                                                                                                                Appendix: Healing and the Gift of Healing

C.  A More Excellent Way (12:31b-13:13)

D.  Speaking in Tongues (14:1-40)                                                             Appendix: Questions about Tongues

VII.  Problem 7: Uncertainty About Future Resurrection (15:1-58)

A.  Of First Importance (15:1-7)

B.  Christ is Risen (15:1-34)

C.  Because He Lives (15:35-58)

VIII.  Conclusion (16:1-24)

A.  Concerning the Collection (16:1-4)

B.  Ten Ways Paul was Ministry-Minded (16:5-24)

 

Appendices:

Appendix: Miracles and the Gift of Miracles

Appendix: Healing and the Gift of Healing

Appendix: Questions about Tongues