David guzik commentary on 1 corinthians 10, where paul addresses the issue of. Mind is actually related to the power of observationthe way that we see things. The straightforward manner in which matthew henrys commentary brings scripture to bear on the practical matters of life and of christian character together with its deeply reverent, devotional style, have made it the most beloved bible commentary of all time. All things are lawful for me all sorts of food are lawful to be eaten, every creature of god is good, there is nothing common or unclean in itself, polluted or polluting. A workbook suitable for bible classes, family studies, or. The sixth chapter of first corinthians is one of several chapters in the book dealing with the behavior of believers and with principles by which they should live their lives. Study 1 corinthians 10 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to. For a comprehensive study of the passage, download the study guide pdf download. Exhortation to brotherly love, and reproof for divisions. The book of 1 corinthians chapters 110 1 corinthians theme. The cross is the power of god to save keith simons. Introduction to 1 corinthians bible exposition commentary. In the thinking of that part of the ancient world, to eat at the same table with someone indicated friendship and fellowship with that person. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives.
But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. What a wonderful book is the bible, written at intervals during a period of fifteen. We have enlisted hundreds of friends biblical scholars, theologians, homileticians and pastors dedicated to the craft of biblical preaching to provide you timely, compelling and trustworthy content. Bible commentary 1 corinthians chapter 10 we present to you our commentary on 1 corinthians. There is no doubt that the church is now badly dividedand it shows no evidence of reunitingyet we are all commanded to speak the same things. This is a study guide commentary, which means that you are responsible for your own interpretation of the bible.
The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on the first epistle to the corinthians. The correction for contamination and confusion in the church is a concentration on christ leading to personal holiness purging the world from the church we preach christ crucified, a stumbling block to jews and folly to gentiles, but to those who are called. You, the bible, and the holy spirit are priority in interpretation. All things are lawful for me i may lawfully eat all kinds of food, but all are not expedient. Pauls discussion of the lords supper, beginning in 1 cor. Easyenglish is a system of simple english designed by wycliffe associates uk. Anthony thiselton s lengthy new international greek testament commentary volume the first epistle to the corinthians 2000 has become a standard work on 1 corinthians.
A bible study in easyenglish 2800 word vocabulary on the book of 1 corinthians. The letter is a favorite of many, but it contains a number of difficult texts. I have the right to do anything, you saybut not everything is beneficial. In every other scripture we are told to directly imitate jesus and take him as our direct example so what we are clearly seeing in this passage is paul bending the rules a little, which he admits to in 1 cor 9. Whenever in the proximity of nepios, as it is in 1 cor. They drank from that spiritual rock that was with them. What does it mean that all things are lawful unto me 1 corinthians.
He has earned degrees from east texas baptist college, southwestern baptist theological seminary, and trinity evangelical divinity school and has done postgraduat. Verses 23 33 in this passage the apostle shows in what instances, notwithstanding, christians might lawfully eat what had. The person whom the holy spirit leads, acts in love. The apostle paul follows the normal pattern for writing a letter in ancient times. The correction for contamination and confusion in the church is a concentration on christ leading to personal holiness purging the world from the church we preach christ crucified, a stumbling block to. Paul, called to be an apostle of jesus christ through the will of god, and sosthenes our brother. Enduring word bible commentary 1 corinthians chapter 10. All things are lawful, but not all things edify versebyverse commentary. The word partakers is the same word koinonia for communion in 1 corinthians 10. Just as israels commitment unto moses by their passage through the sea corresponded to the christians baptism, their being fed with spiritual food, that is, food of supernatural origin, as in the manna, and the water from the rock, corresponded to the christians eating the flesh. The doctrine of a crucified saviour, as advancing the glory of god, and humbling the creature before him. It would not be becoming in me to eat of all, because i should by this offend and grieve many weak minds. The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. In this shorter commentary thiselton draws on his excellent exegesis from that volume but combines it afresh with keen practical and pastoral application for readers at all levels.
Liberty is not merely an individual perfection, nor an end in. Really, there are only two groups of people in the world. Study the bible online using commentary on 1 corinthians 10 and more. The plain manner in which the apostle preached christ crucified. If we obey the dictates of a person, church, or some other group contrary to the direct commands of god, we are guilty of idolatry. Pauls apparent reversal of concern for the weak brother in l. Paul, called to be an apostle of jesus christ through the will of god, and sosthenes our brother a. Read 1 corinthians 10 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. All things are lawful, but not all things build up. The holy spirit strengthens a preacher who delights in. No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind.
A workbook suitable for bible classes, family studies, or personal bible study available in print at. What does it mean that all things are lawful unto me 1 corinthians 6. Commentary by ned berube introduction one of my study disciplines over the years has been to simply write commentaries on individual books of the bible. This verse is almost a word for word repeat of 1 corinthians 6. Both views had their vehement supporters in the corinthian church, and the importance of the. The individual or group becomes the idol, replacing god. He is married to the former peggy rutta and they have three children and six grandchildren.
Study to show thyself approved unto god, rightly dividing the word of truth 2 timothy 2. I sensed a genuine constraint a few years ago to focus on 2nd corinthians as a biblical and inspirational support for the increased extralocal serving that i had begun to do. Sep, 2008 the letter titled first corinthians in our bibles was written by the apostle paul from ephesus during his third missionary journey sometime around ad 55. No temptation has come upon you except what is common to. Such as when the flesh was sold in the market as common food, for the priest to whom it had been given. The working preacher team believes that god uses good biblical preaching to change lives. Dictionaries define an idol as any object of ardent or excessive devotion or admiration. Obviously, this may have been a common saying in corinth. They even call it the gospel, which means the good news. We write a letter by saying who the letter is to first, and we conclude. Paul possibly addresses the weak believers in 1 cor. Commentaries on bible books genesis joshua and ruth judges 1 samuel ezra, nehemiah, and esther job. Working preacher is a ministry brought to you by luther seminary. Of those aged 20 and older, only two, joshua and caleb, along with their families, made it.
We should be governed in this matter by a regard to the good of others, and to our own edification, 1 corinthians 10. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills. Commentaries, history books, and more are linked to this page. I and ii corinthians bob utley professor of hermeneutics biblical interpretation study guide commentary series new testament, vol. Sailors dreaded sailing over 200 miles around the southern capes of the peloponnesus because of natural dangers so they rolled ships and cargo across the peninsula. What separates the two groups is their reaction to christs death on the cross.
All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in jesus christ. The right to use things offered to idols, as well as other things in themselves indifferent, is limited by expediency. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure. What separates the two groups is their reaction to christs death on the cross gods people believe that god has saved them by means of christs death. Useful bible studies 1 corinthians commentary chapter 10. Bible commentary on the book of 1 corinthians, chapter 10, by dr. They were all under the cloud, and they all went through the sea.
He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. Let no man seek his own this precept cannot be taken in a strict and literal sense, but should be interpreted comparatively, so as to understand the apostle as exhorting them not to seek their own advantage entirely, or not so much as that of others. The cross is the power of god to save 1 corinthians 1. Reading cycle three from a guide to good bible reading. Biblical studiesnew testament commentaries1 corinthians. Of the apostles doctrine not a trace can be found in all the teaching of philosophers. Asbury theological seminary orlando, fl 32765 david garlands volume on 1 corinthians is now one of five treatments of a new testament text in the relatively new baker exegetical commentary on the new testament becnt, a series that seeks to provide, within the framework of informed evangelical thought, commentaries that blend scholarly depth. In our study we will make use of the usual tools of exegesis but we will also support our conclusions by making reference to numerical clues in the scripture. The letter titled first corinthians in our bibles was written by the apostle paul from ephesus during his third missionary journey sometime around ad 55. Enduring word bible commentary 1 corinthians chapter 1. The doctrine of christs death and resurrection, is the foundation of christianity.1367 932 209 509 1470 253 1571 1572 1536 495 591 1277 1171 763 86 1479 1623 135 777 856 284 418 118 1532 322 1540 1416 985 237 465 248 1006 929 674 326 740 286 1148