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1 Corinthians: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries | TNTC)

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, 1985
ISBN: 9780830842377
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The cosmopolitan city of Corinth was the site of one of Paul's greatest evangelistic successes. Yet despite Paul's having founded the church there, it was full of contention and strife. Dissension ran the gamut from questions about leadership to incest. Some believers were taking fellow Christians to court. There were questions about marriage, celibacy, food offered to idols, public worship and spiritual gifts. In response Paul offered to them, and to us, some of his most profound thinking on the body of Christ, love, and the resurrection . Leon Morris, with his characteristic clarity and pastoral heart, sets the issues before us and offers perspectives on the letter's perennial relevance.

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About Leon Morris

The late Leon Morris was Principal of Ridley College, Melbourne, Australia. He contributed to the Pillar New Testament Commentary (8 vols.)with his volumes on The Gospel according to Matthew and The Epistle to the Romans.

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“The strenuous self-denial of the athlete as he sought a fleeting reward is a rebuke to half-hearted, flabby Christian service. The athlete denies himself many lawful pleasures and the Christian must similarly avoid not only definite sin, but anything that hinders spiritual progress.” (Page 138)

“Preaching the gospel is not delivering edifying discourses, beautifully put together. It is bearing witness to what God has done in Christ for our salvation.” (Page 56)

“Love reacts with goodness towards those who ill-treat it; it gives itself in kindness in the service of others.” (Page 177)

“If people profess to believe the gospel, but have not given due consideration to what that implies and what it demands, they do not really trust Christ. Their belief is groundless and empty. They lack saving faith.” (Page 198)

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  • Title: 1 Corinthians: An Introduction and Commentary
  • Author: Leon Morris
  • Series: Tyndale Commentaries
  • Volume: 7
  • Publisher: IVP
  • Print Publication Date: 1985
  • Logos Release Date: 2009
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. 1 Corinthians › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9780830842377, 9781844742738, 0830842373, 1844742733
  • Resource ID: LLS:TNTC67CO1US
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2024-01-19T23:50:11Z
Leon Morris

Leon Morris (1914–2006) was a leading evangelical New Testament scholar. He received his PhD from the University of Cambridge in England. He was principal of Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia, retiring in 1979. He then served as visiting professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

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  1. Kim Heewoong

    Kim Heewoong

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  2. Esther

    Esther

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  3. MYUNG JAE OH

    MYUNG JAE OH

    8/2/2018

  4. Lawrence Clark
    Does not hold to teaching God's commands in 1 Cor. that women should have long hair, and that men are commanded to go after speaking up in the church service. A plain bible believing reading of 1 Cor. 12-14 shows that today's church services don't follow God's instructions of how God wants a church service to be conducted. How have we arrived at the place were the modern church service today is accepted as biblical? I think Martin Luther's words give the answer. " I have observed that all the heresies and errors have arisen not from Scripture's own plain statements, but when that plainness of statement is ignored, and men follow the Scholastic arguments of their own brains" .

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