1 Corinthians

Book Introduction

Discover practical insights into the Book of 1 Corinthians. You'll find David Jeremiah's introduction to the Book of 1 Corinthians on page 1571-1573 of  The Jeremiah Study Bible.

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With Eternity in Mind

1 Corinthians 3:10-15

While Jesus was the master of metaphors and storytelling in His teaching, the apostle Paul used powerful illustrations in his teaching as well—like the human body as an illustration of spiritual gifts in the Church (1 Corinthians 12:12-31). His...

Escaping Temptation

1 Corinthians 10:13; James 1:13-15

Sometimes we wonder about the value of the Old Testament for the Christian life. The apostle Paul provided one answer to that question in 1 Corinthians 10:11a: "Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were written...

The Resurrection Body

1 Corinthians 15:12-58

Around A.D. 51 there were questions in the church at Thessalonica about Christ's return to earth: What about Christians who die before Christ's return? Will they be overlooked? Paul answered that question in 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18. Deceased...

A Timid Man

1 Corinthians 2:3, 4

When we read the adventures and letters of the Apostle Paul, we can picture him as a spiritual giant. But Paul’s contemporaries did not think of him that way. In fact, when Paul stood before the leading Jews in Rome, they did not even seem to know who he...

Building Principles

1 Corinthians 3:9-17

Paul provides us with some principles for building the temple of God—the local assembly of believers: Begin with the foundation of the church, Jesus Christ. If the foundation is not right, the rest of the building will be wrong. On top of the...

The Court of Heaven

1 Corinthians 6:1-11

A Christian man made a loan to a Christian friend and then tried his best to collect the money. He couldn't get it back. He returned to his friend and explained the situation, but the Christian friend absolutely refused to pay back the loan. The man...

Strive for the Spiritual Crown

1 Corinthians 9:20

One of the great stadiums of Paul's time stood outside of Corinth where, every third year, the great Isthmian games would be held. Athletes from all over Greece would come to compete in the marathon race and other athletic exhibitions....

For Additional Reading

Check out these items in the Jeremiah Study Bible

1 Corinthians  Feature Title Page
1:10-12 Historically Speaking  A Divided Church  1574
2:2 For Reflection Christ and Him Crucified 1576
3:3 Teaching Points  Motivated by the Flesh 1577
5:2-5, 13 Tough Questions 

What does it mean to
"deliver a person to Satan"?

7:1-4 FYI The Gift of Sex 1581
9:25 FYI The Crowns of the Faithful 1584
10:14 Teaching Points

Overcoming Temptation in
Five Simple Words

11:1-3 Tough Questions What do true headship and 
submission look like?  
12:1-31 Teaching Points Five Steps to Discovering 
Your Spiritual Gifts 
12:4-7 Essentials 

Galatians 5:22, 23- The Gifts
and Fruit of the Spirit 

13:5 Picture This  Keep No Accounts  1590
14:34-40 Historically Speaking  Orderly Worship  1592
15:51,52 Chart The Stages of the Resurrection 1594
16:1,2 For Reflection Biblical Stewardship 1595
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Fully Equipped but Failures

The Power and Priority of Love

The Judgment Seat of Christ

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