February 21, 2016: Daily Bible Reading Commentary for 1 Corinthians 1-2
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Commentary: Paul is writing to the church at Corinth because he has heard that there is division among them regarding who they follow. Paul reminds them it does not matter who led them to salvation, but that they have salvation through Jesus Christ. Today, Christianity is divided into many sects. We can also use Paul’s reminder: we are all children of Christ, who have accepted Him as our Lord and Savior. We are to receive our wisdom, true wisdom, through our Lord and not bow to whims, wishes, and wisdom of the world.
Focus Verses: 1:1-9 Why is Paul’s greeting, which he uses in some variation for nearly every letter, important? What is the greeting saying?