The church at Corinth was established by Paul on his second missionary journey. The book of 1 Corinthians gives us a good picture of the life of the early church. It deals with Christian conduct. It is essentially an epistle of correction.
The perspective of this book is that there exists one unchanging Pattern for the church which is Christ Jesus Himself.
What is the nature of God's kingdom? By the kingdom of God, we are not talking about a kingdom that defends itself with guns or other weapons. We are talking about the spiritual reign of Jesus Christ, who lives in the hearts and lives of those who believe and follow Him as their Lord and Master.
A careful look at the origin of “tongues”, a discussion on their abuse/proper use, some questionable claims and warnings, a study of confirming signs in the apostolic era, and at the end, a list of questions that will demand honest answers.
“We cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard, said the apostles marching directly into persecution. They had discovered the secret of Jesus' strength. We may discover it too, thanks to the clues left behind by those who loved not their lives even unto death.