Outlines – Book 46: 1 Corinthians (20170916)

1 Corinthians Outlines

Disclaimer: These outlines are, to the best of my knowledge, original materials.  Where appropriate, acknowledgement is given for “inspirtation”. Content is intended to be mostly devotional in nature, although doctrine may “slip in.” Long-term intent is to post at least one outline for every chapter of the Bible.

Keith Anthony, 16 September 2017.

1 Corinthians 1 Outline

The Problem in Corinth

  1. They Were Confirmed (1 Corinthians 1:6)
  2. They Were Called (1 Corinthians 1:9)
  3. They Were Contentious (1 Corinthians 1:11)
  4. They Were Contestants (1 Corinthians 1:12)
  5. They Were Confused (about wisdom) (1 Corinthians 1:17)
  6. They Were Competitive (1 Corinthians 1:22)
  7. They Were Confounded (1 Corinthians 1:27)
  8. They Needed to Connect (1 Corinthians 1:30)
  9. They Neede to Live Crucified (1 Corinthians 1:31)

1 Corinthians 2 Outlines

Paul’s Way of Looking at Things

  1. Paul Declared (1 Corinthians 2:1)
  2. Paul Determined (1 Corinthians 2:2)
  3. Paul Demonstrated (1 Corinthians 2:4)
  4. Paul’s Direction (1 Corinthians 2:5)
  5. Paul’s Difference (1 Corinthians 2:7)
  6. Paul’s Distinctives (1 Corinthians 2:13)
  7. Paul’s Discernment (1 Corinthians 2:14)

The Basic Things

  1. The Principle (1 Corinthians 2:2)
  2. The Preaching (1 Corinthians 2:4)
  3. The Power (1 Corinthians 2:5)
  4. The Princes (Authorities) (1 Corinthians 2:8)
  5. The Preparations (1 Corinthians 2:9)
  6. The Provision (1 Corinthians 2:12)
  7. The Prerequisite (1 Corinthians 2:14)

1 Corinthians 3 Outline

About Corinth

  1. Juvenile Professors (1 Corinthians 3:2)
  2. A Joint Project (1 Corinthians 3:8)
  3. A Joined People (1 Corinthians 3:9)
  4. A Jealous Potentate (1 Corinthians 3:12)
  5. A Judicious Path (1 Corinthians 3:18)
  6. A Just Pronouncement (1 Corinthians 3:20)
  7. Jesus’ Property (1 Corinthians 3:23)

1 Corinthians 4 Outline

Marks of Paul’s Ministry

  1. A Servant (1 Corinthians 4:1)
  2. A Steward (1 Corinthians 4:2)
  3. Serious (1 Corinthians 4:5)
  4. Steadfast (1 Corinthians 4:12)
  5. An Off-scouring (1 Corinthians 4:13)
  6. Single-Minded (1 Corinthians 4:17)
  7. Sincere (1 Corinthians 4:19)

1 Corinthians 5 Outline

Sin in the Camp

Introduction: Although the specific sin is quite detestable (not
mentioned among the heathen) the greater sin is that the church in Corinth was
tolerating it.

  1. Polluted by Fornication (1 Corinthians 5:1)
  2. Puffed Up (1 Corinthians 5:2)
  3. But there is the Presence of Truth (1 Corinthians 5:3)
  4. And the Power to do Right (1 Corinthians 5:4)
  5. They are Wicked to be Proud (1 Corinthians 5:6)
  6. They have a Challenge to Purge (1 Corinthians 5:7)
  7. Knowing the Principle of Leaven (1 Corinthians 5:9)

1 Corinthians 6 Outline

Taking Brethren to Law

  1. A Juxtaposed Position! (1 Corinthians 6:2, 3)
  2. No one Wise Enough to Judge (1 Corinthians 6:5)
  3. Christianity Becoming a Joke to the Lost (1 Corinthians 6:6)
  4. Understand Your Justified Position (1 Corinthians 6:11)
  5. Believers in a Joint Body (1 Corinthians 6:15)
  6. Not to be Joined with Harlots (1 Corinthians 6:16, 17)
  7. A Jewel to not be Tarnished (1 Corinthians 6:20)

1 Corinthians 7 Outlines

What about Marriage

  1. Due Benevolence (1 Corinthians 7:3)
  2. Demanded Body (1 Corinthians 7:4)
  3. Don’t Burn (1 Corinthians 7:9)
  4. A Dwelling Brother (1 Corinthians 7:12)
  5. Departure from Bondage (1 Corinthians 7:15)
  6. Dutiful Brethren (1 Corinthians 7:24)
  7. Doubtful Behaviour (1 Corinthians 7:36)

Now that you are Married

  1. Principles of Service
  2. Practice of Selflessness
  3. Your Priorities Subjugated
  4. New Problems Seen
  5. Presence of Cares
  6. Power over own Will

1 Corinthians 8 Outline

My Liberty and Others’ Lives

  1. Be Careful what you Touch (1 Corinthians 8:1)
  2. Charity Transforms (1 Corinthians 8:1)
  3. Concerning Things (1 Corinthians 8:4)
  4. Caring for the Tender-hearted (1 Corinthians 8:9)
  5. A Conscience Tainted (1 Corinthians 8:10)
  6. Causing a Travesty (1 Corinthians 8:11)
  7. Choosing to Transcend (1 Corinthians 8:13)

1 Corinthians 9 Outline

Paul’s Ministry Principles

  1. Referred to Reliable Truths (1 Corinthians 9:9)
  2. Reaped Some Rewards (1 Corinthians 9:11)
  3. Relinquished Rights (1 Corinthians 9:15)
  4. Remembered his Reason (1 Corinthians 9:17)
  5. Redirected his Reach (1 Corinthians 9:21)
  6. Redefined his Reward (1 Corinthians 9:22)
  7. Ran with Rigour (1 Corinthians 9:26)

1 Corinthians 10 Outline

Instructions for Corinth

  1. Don’t be Ignorant (1 Corinthians 10:1)
  2. Remember your Identity (1 Corinthians 10:2)
  3. Consider your Intent (1 Corinthians 10:6)
  4. Avoid Idolatry (1 Corinthians 10:7, 14, 19, 28)
  5. Learn from Israel (1 Corinthians 10:18)
  6. Watch out for Indulgence (1 Corinthians 10:27)
  7. Be a Good Influence (1 Corinthians 10:29)
  8. The Interest Should be the Salvation of Others (1 Corinthians 10:33)

1 Corinthians 11 Outline

Two Other Concerns

Introduction: Two issues in the chapter are (1) head-coverings (they are com-
mended), and (2) The Lord’s supper (they are corrected).

  1. Resemble Paul (1 Corinthians 11:1)
  2. Remember Paul’s Doctrine and Practice (1 Corinthians 11:2)
  3. Recognize Authority & Order (1 Corinthians 11:3)
  4. Reflect on the Angels (1 Corinthians 11:10)
  5. Respect God-Given Order & Process (1 Corinthians 11:18)
  6. Realizing your Place in the Body (1 Corinthians 11:29)
  7. Restrain Yourselves (1 Corinthians 11:33)

1 Corinthians 12 Outline

Spiritual Gifts

  1. Litmus Test(s) (1 Corinthians 12:3)
  2. Local Manifestations (1 Corinthians 12:5)
  3. One Lord over All (1 Corinthians 12:6)
  4. There are a Lot of Gifts (1 Corinthians 12:7)
  5. One of Several Lists (1 Corinthians 12:8-10)
  6. “Little” Gifts are Important (1 Corinthians 12:22)
  7. But, we should Look for a more excellent Way (1 Corinthians 12:31)

1 Corinthians 13 Outline

Charity, the Answer

  1. Charity Acquiesces (1 Corinthians 13:4)
  2. Charity Acts in the interest of others (1 Corinthians 13:5)
  3. Charity Absorbs (1 Corinthians 13:7)
  4. Charity Advances (1 Corinthians 13:8)
  5. Charity Amplifies the gospel message
  6. Charity Appropriates God’s love
  7. Charity Abides (1 Corinthians 13:13)

1 Corinthians 14 Outline

Tongues, the Lesser Gift

  1. The Priority (1 Corinthians 14:1)
  2. Better to Prophesy (1 Corinthians 14:3)
  3. Whence the Profit? (1 Corinthians 14:6)
  4. The Purpose of Gifts (1 Corinthians 14:12)
  5. The Plan for Tongues (1 Corinthians 14:21)
  6. The Practice (1 Corinthians 14:27)
  7. Proclaim & Pledge Paul’s words on it (1 Corinthians 14:37)

1 Corinthians 15 Outlines

The Sufficiency of the Gospel

  1.  Sent by God (1 Corinthians 15:3)
  2. Spoke of Good
  3. Suffered for Our Guilt
  4. Sealed in the Grave (1 Corinthians 15:4)
  5. Seen on Ground (1 Corinthians 15:5)
  6. Seated in Glory (1 Corinthians 15:7)
  7. Surety of God’s Wrath

Describing the Gospel

It is:

  1. Exclusive
  2. Essential
  3. Exceptional
  4. Eternal
  5. Evident
  6. Expressive
  7. Expensive
  8. Effective

About the Resurrection

  1. The Message Received (1 Corinthians 15:1, 3)
  2. Future for Men Redeemed (1 Corinthians 15:23)
  3. Foreseeing a Magnificent Restoration (1 Corinthians 15:25)
  4. A Manifestation of Righteousness (1 Corinthians 15:34)
  5. A Mystery Revealed (1 Corinthians 15:51)
  6. Mortality Reversed (1 Corinthians 15:53)
  7. A Merited Response (1 Corinthians 15:58)

1 Corinthians 16 Outlines

The Special Offering

  1. Planned (given order) (1 Corinthians 16:1)
  2. Proportional (prospered) (1 Corinthians 16:2)
  3. Unpressured (no gatherings when I come) (1 Corinthians 16:2)
  4. Providential (as God) (1 Corinthians 16:2)
  5. Personal (every one of you) (1 Corinthians 16:2)
  6. Purposed (unto Jerusalem) (every one of you) (1 Corinthians 16:3)
  7. Prepared (when I come) (every one of you) (1 Corinthians 16:3)

Practicing an Outward Focus

  1. A Concern for action (1 Corinthians 16:1)
  2. A Collection for saints (1 Corinthians 16:1)
  3. Credentials & Conduct of Timothy (1 Corinthians 16:11)
  4. Charity as a rule (1 Corinthians 16:14)
  5. The Coming of brethren (1 Corinthians 16:17)
  6. A Church in a house (1 Corinthians 16:19)
  7. Churches elsewhere (1 Corinthians 16:19)
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