Chapter 7 – I and II Corinthians

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the books of I and II Corinthians.
  • Identify to whom the books were written.
  • State the purposes for I and II Corinthians.
  • Write the Key Verses of the books of I and II Corinthians from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principles for these books.

I CORINTHIANS
INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Paul
TO WHOM: Believers at Corinth
PURPOSE: Paul deals with problems which have been brought to his attention and questions
which the Corinthian believers have asked.
KEY VERSE: I Corinthians 13:13
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: Love is the greatest spiritual key to effective Christian life and ministry.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Paul, Timothy, Apollos, Stephanas (See also the names in closing greetings in chapter 16.)

II CORINTHIANS
INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Paul
TO WHOM: Believers at Corinth.
PURPOSE: To reestablish his apostolic authority was the major purpose, but it also deals with additional important issues. (See 8:10.)
KEY VERSE: II Corinthians 12:9
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: Human weakness provides opportunity for
manifestation of the power of God.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Paul, Timothy, Titus

 

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.