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1 Corinthians

OUTLINE

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  1. Introduction -- The Initial Gifts and the Participation in Christ 1:1-9
  2. Dealing with Divisions 1:10 -- 4:21
    1. Christ and His Cross, the Unique Solution to All Problems in the Church 1:10-31
      1. Christ Not Divided vv. 10-17
      2. Christ Crucified, God's Power and God's Wisdom vv. 18-25
      3. Christ, Our Wisdom: Righteousness, Sanctification, and Redemption vv. 26-31
    2. Christ Crucified, the Center of the Apostle's Ministry 2:1-16
      1. The Way of the Apostle's Ministry vv. 1-5
      2. God's Wisdom in a Mystery -- Christ as the Deep Things of God vv. 6-10
      3. Interpreting Spiritual Things with Spiritual Words to Spiritual Men vv. 11-16
    3. The Church, God's Cultivated Land and God's Building 3:1-23
      1. Growth in Life Needed vv. 1-9
      2. Built with Transformed Materials, Not with Natural Things vv. 10-17
      3. All Things for the Church and the Church for Christ vv. 18-23
    4. Stewards of the Mysteries of God 4:1-21
      1. Faithful Servants of Christ vv. 1-5
      2. A Spectacle Both to Angels and to Men vv. 6-9
      3. The Offscouring of the World and the Scum of All Things vv. 10-13
      4. The Begetting Father vv. 14-21
  3. Dealing with an Evil Brother 5:1-13
    1. The Evil One Judged vv. 1-5
    2. Keeping the Feast of Unleavened Bread vv. 6-8
    3. Removing the Evil One from the Church vv. 9-13
  4. Dealing with Lawsuits among Believers 6:1-11
    1. The Judgment of the Church vv. 1-8
    2. Those Not Qualified to Inherit the Kingdom of God vv. 9-11
  5. Dealing with the Abuse of Freedom 6:12-20
    1. A Basic Principle v. 12
    2. The Use of the Body vv. 13-20
  6. Dealing with Marriage Life 7:1-40
    1. Concerning the Gift Not to Marry vv. 1-7
    2. Concerning the Unmarried and the Widows vv. 8-9
    3. Concerning the Married vv. 10-16
    4. Remaining in the Status of One's Calling vv. 17-24
    5. Concerning Keeping Virginity vv. 25-38
    6. Concerning Remarriage vv. 39-40
  7. Dealing with the Eating of Things Sacrificed to Idols 8:1--11:1
    1. An Inadvisable Eating 8:1-13
      1. Not according to Love, Which Builds Up vv. 1-3
      2. Idols Being Nothing vv. 4-7
      3. Food Not Commending Us to God v. 8
      4. Stumbling Weak Brothers vv. 9-13
    2. The Apostle's Vindication 9:1-27
      1. His Qualifications vv. 1-3
      2. His Rights vv. 4-15
      3. His Faithfulness vv. 16-23
      4. His Endeavor vv. 24-27
    3. The Type of Israel 10:1-13
      1. Baptized unto Moses vv. 1-2
      2. Eating the Same Spiritual Food and Drinking the Same Spiritual Drink vv. 3-4
      3. Most of Them Strewn Along in the Wilderness vv. 5-13
    4. Keeping the Lord's Table from Idolatry 10:14-22
      1. The Fellowship of the Lord's Blood and Body vv. 14-18
      2. The Separation of the Lord's Table from the Demons' Table vv. 19-22
    5. The Proper Eating 10:23 --11:1
      1. Building Up Others, Seeking Their Advantage 10:23-30, 32-33
      2. To the Glory of God 10:31
      3. Imitating the Apostle 11:1
  8. Dealing with Head Covering 11:2-16
    1. The Headship in the Universe vv. 2-3
    2. The Head Covering vv. 4-6
    3. The Reasons vv. 7-15
    4. No Contention v. 16
  9. Dealing with the Lord's Supper 11:17-34
    1. The Rebuking of the Disorder vv. 17-22
    2. The Review of the Definition vv. 23-26
    3. The Need of Proving and Discerning vv. 27-29
    4. The Discipline of the Lord vv. 30-34
  10. Dealing with the Gifts 12:1--14:40
    1. The Governing Principle 12:1-3
    2. The Manifestation of the Spirit 12:4-11
    3. One Body with Many Members 12:12-27
      1. The Constitution of the Body vv. 12-13
      2. The Indispensability of the Members vv. 14-22
      3. The Blending Together of the Members vv. 23-27
    4. The Placing of the Gifts 12:28-31
    5. The Excellent Way for Exercising the Gifts 13:1-13
      1. The Need of Love vv. 1-3
      2. The Definition of Love vv. 4-7
      3. The Excelling of Love vv. 8-13
    6. The Excelling of Prophesying 14:1-25
      1. Building Up the Church More vv. 1-19
      2. Convicting People More vv. 20-25
    7. Functioning in the Church 14:26-40
      1. Concerning Each One v. 26
      2. Concerning Speaking in Tongues vv. 27-28
      3. Concerning Prophesying vv. 29-33a
      4. Concerning Women vv. 33b-38
      5. Conclusion vv. 39-40
  11. Dealing with the Matter of Resurrection 15:1-58
    1. Christ's Resurrection vv. 1-11
      1. Preached vv. 1-4
      2. Witnessed vv. 5-11
    2. The Rebuttal to ``No Resurrection'' vv. 12-19
    3. The History of Resurrection vv. 20-28
    4. The Moral Influence of Resurrection vv. 29-34
    5. The Definition of Resurrection vv. 35-49
      1. The Body of Resurrection vv. 35-44
      2. A Spiritual Body vv. 45-49
    6. The Victory of Resurrection vv. 50-58
      1. Incorruption over Corruption vv. 50-53
      2. Life over Death vv. 54-57
      3. A Motive for the Work of the Lord v. 58
  12. Dealing with the Collection of the Gift 16:1-9
    1. The Apostle's Direction vv. 1-3
    2. The Apostle's Desire vv. 4-9
  13. Conclusion 16:10-24
    1. Intimate Charges vv. 10-18
    2. Greetings and Warning vv. 19-24

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