1 Corinthians, Lesson 6: Just as a Father Corrects a Son

Paul just finished with words saying that “we” (that is, pastors such as Paul, Apollos, Cephas, and Sosthenes) are stewards of the mysteries of God. For that reason, the congregation […]

1 Corinthians, Lesson 5: The Role of Pastors and the Congregation

Being God’s Temple Read 1 Corinthians 3:16 Scriptures teaches us that the body of an individual Christian is God’s Temple (1 Corinthians 6:19), the congregation when it gathers for worship […]

1 Corinthians: Lesson 2: 1:10-31: God’s Contrarian Ways

Last week, we learned how Paul and Sosthenes (Silas) organized 1 Corinthians, using many elements of Greek rhetoric in that letter. They also wrote an extended greeting, in which they […]

James, Lesson 4: Taming the Tongue (Chapter 3)

In chapter 3, James does not start a new subject but, instead, develops more fully what he previously mentioned in passing.   James 1:19: Know this, my beloved brothers: let every […]