"Equipping God's People to Reap the Harvest"
Paul’s first letter to the church at Corinth was written from the city of Ephesus. Earlier, Paul had founded the church in Corinth, and he wrote the letter of 1 Corinthians because he’d heard about some problems there.
The city of Corinth in those days was a cosmopolitan Greek city and the capital of a Roman province. It was known for its:
Paul wrote about several subjects in the short letter of 1 Corinthians:
The best-known chapter in the letter is 1 Corinthians 13, where Paul described love in such a beautiful way. Since these same issues are still important today, Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians still deserves to be studied closely.