1 Corinthians

Class 1 Corinthians 1-15 14 Hours

Examine the themes and timeless wisdom that shape Paul's first letter to the Corinthians.

Class Overview

First Corinthians is the Apostle Paul's first letter to a specific group of people facing unique challenges in their community. The letter explores self-image, identity, pride, insecurity, sex, marriage, singleness, leadership, church gatherings, and men and women relating to one another in community. Explore the historical context, sociological background, and key themes in Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and see the wisdom it has for modern Jesus followers.

13hrs 40min
Lecture Time
8
Units
23
Video Sessions
8
Exercises
Dr. Lucy Peppiatt

Your Instructor

Dr. Lucy Peppiatt
Lucy Peppiatt is the Principal of Westminster Theological Centre (WTC) where she teaches Systematic Theology and Spiritual Formation. She has published on a number of topics including 1 Corinthians, discipleship and spiritual formation, Christ and the Spirit, the imago Dei, and women in the Bible. She and her husband, Nick Crawley, live in Bristol, UK where they are part of Crossnet Church.

Class Sessions

Unit 00: Get Started
1
Class Objectives
2
Class Handouts
Unit 01: Introduction to 1 Corinthians
Unit 1 Introduction
1
Session 1: Background and Summary of the Letter
58:35
2
Session 2: Themes and Foundations of 1 Corinthians
47:37
3
Summary
Exercises
7 Questions
Unit 02: The Spirit and the Mature Christian
Unit 2 Introduction
1
Session 3: Christ and the Spirit
29:24
2
Session 4: A Mature Body
30:53
3
Summary
Exercises
5 Questions
Unit 03: Sexuality, Singleness, and Marriage
Unit 3 Introduction
1
Session 5: Sexual Immorality Inside the Church
20:27
2
Session 6: The Importance of the Human Body
38:44
3
Session 7: Marriage, Singleness, and Slavery
34:55
4
Summary
Exercises
5 Questions
Unit 04: Sacrificial Food, Freedom, and the Lord’s Supper
Unit 4 Introduction
1
Session 8: Food Sacrificed to Idols
29:57
2
Session 9: Remembrance as Participation
30:00
3
Session 10: The Lord’s Supper
33:26
4
Summary
Exercises
5 Questions
Unit 05: Spiritual Gifts and Love
Unit 5 Introduction
1
Session 11: Spiritual Gifts and the Body of Christ
29:03
2
Session 12: The Greatest of These Is Love
36:08
3
Summary
Exercises
5 Questions
Unit 06: Tongues and Prophecy
Unit 6 Introduction
1
Session 13: The “Higher” Gifts
40:24
2
Session 14: A Challenging Passage on Tongues
37:34
3
Session 15: The Order of Public Worship
34:36
4
Summary
Exercises
5 Questions
Unit 07: The Puzzle of Head Coverings
Unit 7 Introduction
1
Session 16: Questioning the Text
27:34
2
Session 17: Possible Solutions
47:20
3
Session 18: Reflections on 1 Corinthians 11:2-16
31:28
4
Summary
Exercises
5 Questions
Unit 08: The Resurrection and Christian Faith
Unit 8 Introduction
1
Session 19: The Things of First Importance
34:18
2
Session 20: The Resurrection of the Dead
31:49
3
Session 21: The Triumph of Christ
48:31
4
Session 22: The Resurrected Body
36:49
5
Session 23: Reflections on 1 Corinthians
30:38
6
Summary
7
Congratulations
Exercises
5 Questions
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