Archive for August 2015

1 Cor. 2 The Spiritual Man

In validating his apostolic office, Paul reminds the Corinthians how he came to them; not with flattering words or wisdom, but in “demonstration of the Spirit and of power” in God.  When he refers to having come to them in “weakness”, the context doesn’t agree with the thought of a physical infirmity or mental lack;…

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1 Cor. 1 Apostolic Correction

First and Second Corinthians were written by Paul, having been the one who planted the church and had visited it at least twice, based on scripture.  The Church of Corinth was comprised similarily as the Church of Rome, with Jewish and Gentile/Greek converts.  The city was a commercial hub in the Roman Empire, as well…

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