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The Great Texts of the Bible: I Corinthians
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The Great Texts of the Bible: I Corinthians


Charles Scribner’s Sons, T&T Clark 1912

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The Great Texts of the Bible: I Corinthians is an extensive commentary made up of essays, sermons, anecdotes, and scriptural interpretations. Scottish Presbyterian minister James Hastings, who compiled The Great Texts of the Bible in the early twentieth century, provides helpful and personal observations on the Scripture texts. He presents word meanings, expositions, poetry, and quotations from many authors and thinkers, as well as a list of references. Each section is outlined into major topics and points, offering readable commentary.

The Great Texts of the Bible: I Corinthians is perfect for pastors and anyone else wanting expository notes on key Scripture passages. Hastings’s work is encouraging, clear, and well researched. The volume contains both a topical and a scriptural table of contents for reference.

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Key Features

  • Expository commentary on I Corinthians
  • Readable, clear style
  • List of references and literature used throughout


  • The Power and the Wisdom of God
  • The Sum of Saving Knowledge
  • Things Prepared for Love
  • God’s Fellow-Workers
  • The Teacher’s Great Text
  • Yet Possessing All Things
  • Our Three Judges
  • Judging Prematurely
  • For the Feast
  • The Body for God
  • Spiritual Detachment
  • Adaptability
  • For the Crown
  • Trust in God and Do the Right Thing
  • Man’s Chief End
  • Proclaiming the Lord’s Death
  • The One Thing Needful
  • The Partial and the Perfect
  • These Three
  • The Resurrection from the Dead
  • The Christian Knight

Product Details

  • Title: The Great Texts of the Bible: I Corinthians
  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 516

About James Hastings

James Hastings (1852–1922) was born in Scotland. A Presbyterian minister and theologian, Hastings was the editor of many biblical works, including Dictionary of the Bible, Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, and Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics.

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