1 Corinthians Intro, 1-3

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What nation destroyed Corinth and then rebuilt it?

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What nation destroyed Corinth and then rebuilt it?

The Roman nation

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Since the city was destroyed and rebuilt, what kind of people repopulated the city?

A diverse group of people from different nations and background

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3

What was the city of Corinth's main use for surrounding nations?

Trade and transportation

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4

How long was the narrowest part of the isthmus?

4 miles

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5

What is an isthmus?

A long strip of land connecting two larger pieces of land

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6

How did the boats cross the isthmus?

If the boat was small enough, they would drag the boat on rollers to the other side. If the boat was too big, they would walk with the goods to the other side.

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How was the isthmus protected?

There were 150 towers protecting the isthmus and the citadel (capital) was 2000 feet above sea level.

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8

Was there an aristocracy of land in Corinth?

No, there was an aristocracy of money

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Why was Corinth so rich?

Its location made it so accessible and made others rich

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10

What was known about the Corinthians from surrounding nations?

They were intelligent, materially prosperous, and morally corrupt

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11

Does Corinth sound like an easy city to spread God’s word and make an impact?

No

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12

Who is the author?

Paul

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Who is the audience?

The Corinthians

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14

When was this written?

52 - 57 A.D.

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15

What is the purpose of this book?

To teach the importance of unity in the Church

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What does Paul do to start this letter?

He’s thanking and praising God

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What does Paul say from the start of this letter is his focus?

The unity of the Church

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18

Who is Paul’s source for the things happening in Corinth?

Chloe’s people

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19

How many different people did Paul say they claim to follow?

4

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20

What does Paul mean in 1 Corinthians 1:18?

People who don’t believe in the cross, won’t care. But, Christians should view it as the most important thing in their lives.

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21

In 1 Corinthians 1:25, what does Paul remind the people?

There is no way to compare our wisdom to God’s

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22

In 1 Corinthians 26-31, what is Paul preaching?

God sees us differently than the world does

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How does Paul say he approached the Corinthians with the word of God?

He was humbly trying to help by giving credit to Christ

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24

Who were the people in the past that received the Holy Spirit?

The Apostles

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25

Whose wisdom should we trust as God’s people?

God’s

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Paul says the Corinthians follow who?

Apollos, Cephas, Paul, and Christ

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God’s spirit dwells within who?

You

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Paul says that if we build our foundation in Christ we will receive what?

A reward

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29

Who does Paul say should be our foundation?

Jesus Christ

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30

Who does Paul say planted the seed?

Paul

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Paul says we should never boast in who?

Men

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32

Who did Paul say watered the seed?

Apollos

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33

Paul quotes Psalms and says, “The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are ____.” What did he say?

futile

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34

Paul says which one is better: the one who plants or the one who waters?

neither

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35

Paul quotes the book of Job by saying, “He catches the wise in their ____.” What did he say?

craftiness

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Who did Paul say gave the growth?

God

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What does Paul call the Corinthians?

People of the flesh

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Paul says if our foundation is not in Christ, what will we suffer?

Loss

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What did Paul say we are?

God’s temple

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