1 & 2 Corinthians: A Commentary for Bible Students is part of a commentary series that interprets the books of the Bible from a Wesleyan perspective. While it is designed primarily with lay people in mind, Sunday school teachers, Bible study leaders, students of the Word, pastors will also find it most helpful. Following the New International Version, each chapter is explained verse-by-verse, illuminating the key concepts of each passage and how they relate to our life and times today. At the same time, the authors slow down often to examine particular details and alternative understandings that are important for understanding the bigger picture. This series offers insight into the Scripture that brings greater understanding of what the Bible says, its significance for our lives today, and further transformation into the images of Christ.
If we gave an award to the church in the New Testament with the most problems, it would have to go to the church at Corinth. But through their problems, God has left us an incredible wealth of insight, not only into what a church should not be, but especially into what a church should be. To understand 1 & 2 Corinthians is to understand what God wants both of a church and its leaders. An excellent resource for personal study, and especially helpful for those involved in the teaching ministries of the church, the Wesley Bible Commentary series will encourage and promote life change in believers by applying Gods authoritative truth in relevant, practical ways. Written in an easy-to-follow format, you will enjoy studying Scripture insights that are faithful to the Wesleyan-Armenian perspective.
Kenneth Schenck is academic dean and professor of New Testament and Christian ministry at Wesley Seminary in Marion, Indiana.