1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians 1-16
Dr. Lucy Peppiatt

Paul writes his first letter to the Corinthians to a specific group of people with unique challenges in their community. The letter touches on self-image, identity, pride, insecurity, sex, marriage, singleness, leadership, church gatherings, and theologies of man and woman. Explore the historical context, sociological background, and the key themes in Paul’s letter to the Corinthians and its applicability to followers of Jesus today.

12 Hours 23 Minutes
  1. Introduction to 1 Corinthians
    Module 1
    Sessions 1-2
    Introduction to 1 Corinthians
    Dive into the setting, historical context, and cultural background of Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians.
  2. The Spirit and the Mature Christian
    Module 2
    Sessions 3-4
    The Spirit and the Mature Christian
    How does Paul talk about conflict, the role of the Spirit, and maturity in the Christian life? Study the first four chapters of 1 Corinthians and see.
  3. Sexuality, Singleness, and Marriage
    Module 3
    Sessions 5-7
    Sexuality, Singleness, and Marriage
    Explore how Paul's view of the Church as a body relates to his ideas about sexuality, marriage, and singleness.
  4. Food Sacrifices, Freedom, and the Lord’s Supper
    Module 4
    Sessions 8-10
    Food Sacrifices, Freedom, and the Lord’s Supper
    Examine the different practices followers of Jesus engage in and the impact these practices have on the people around them.
  5. Spiritual Gifts and Love
    Module 5
    Sessions 11-12
    Spiritual Gifts and Love
    How does Paul frame spiritual gifts and their purpose? What are the implications for the contemporary Church? Explore 1 Corinthians 12-13 to find out!
  6. Tongues and Prophecy
    Module 6
    Sessions 13-15
    Tongues and Prophecy
    What is Paul’s perspective on tongues and prophecy, and why does he single them out in this chapter? Jump in and find out!
  7. The Puzzle of Head Coverings
    Module 7
    Sessions 16-18
    The Puzzle of Head Coverings
    Examine the complexities and obscurities of Paul’s text on women and head coverings.
  8. The Resurrection and Christian Faith
    Module 8
    Sessions 19-23
    The Resurrection and Christian Faith
    What is the essence of the Gospel? And why is the resurrection important for the Christian faith? See what Paul has to teach us in 1 Corinthians 15.
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