Pauls Epistles

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God’s Folly

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.

Augustine’s Insight for Living

1 Corinthians 4:6-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson illustrates the Pauline doctrine of God's grace by discussing the ideas of Augustine.

Appeal for Apostolic Imitation

1 Corinthians 4:14-21

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Paul's appeal to the Corinthians concerning his commitment to them and love for their congregation.