The Apparently Ideal Church
1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson introduces Paul's longest epistle and the many practical instructions it contains for the church.
1 Corinthians 1:10-17
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson describes the basic problems the church at Corinth was experiencing when Paul wrote this first epistle to them.
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds this famous passage dealing with God's definitions of wisdom and foolishness.
God, Subverter of Human Canons
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses how Paul stresses the calling of the believer, building his case against human claims of salvation through means other than Christ.
The Apostolic Message
1 Corinthians 2:1-5
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson provides exposition of Paul's emphasis upon the doctrines of Christianity over and against what the Corinthian church preferred to hear.
The Secret Wisdom of God
1 Corinthians 2:6-13
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds what Paul meant as the mystery of the kingdom of God and the conveyance of the Old Testament promises to Gentiles.
Christian Carnality and the Bible
1 Corinthians 2:14 - 3:4
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson explains what Paul meant when he asked the Corinthian church if they were "carnal."
Church’s Ministry, Reward, Resurrection
1 Corinthians 3:5-17
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins a discussion of Paul's explanation of church authority. Dr. Johnson explains Paul's rebuke of the Corinthians' party spirit.
The Christian Heritage
1 Corinthians 3:18-23
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson describes what true Chrisitan heritage is as written by Paul to the Corinthians.
The Final Tribunal
1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Paul's admonition to the Corinthians concerning service to each other. Dr. Johnson also explains the apostle's disciplining of the church regarding judgmentalism among believers.