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The Message of 1 Corinthians
     

The Message of 1 Corinthians

by David Prior, John R. Stott (Editor), J. Alec Motyer (Editor), John R.W. Stott (Editor)
 

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The city of Corinth was infamous as a center of intellectual pride and moral laxity. Any church planted there was bound to have problems. The Corinthian church was no exception.

Snobbishness, factionalism, insensitivity to other believers, doctrinal lookseness and overexuberance all flourished in the Corinthian church. When the apostle Paul heard about the

Overview

The city of Corinth was infamous as a center of intellectual pride and moral laxity. Any church planted there was bound to have problems. The Corinthian church was no exception.

Snobbishness, factionalism, insensitivity to other believers, doctrinal lookseness and overexuberance all flourished in the Corinthian church. When the apostle Paul heard about the difficulties, he was grieved because he had founded the church and felt closely tied to it. He therefore wrote an intense and pointed letter.

In this fresh and gripping exposition of 1 Corinthians, David Prior plainly shows the relevance of Paul's letter for our times. His hope is that all churches may better live out the lordship of Christ in today's cosmopolitan world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877842972
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
07/01/1985
Series:
The Bible Speaks Today Series
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)

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David Prior has pastored churches in Cape Town, South Africa, and Oxford, England, and has served as director of The Centre for Marketplace Theology in London.

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