This work brings together insights from a scholarly analysis of the language and the cultural images Paul used to so forcefully and effectively communicate with the church at Corinth – and by extension to readers through the ages. Pastors and seminarians will especially appreciate the very thoughtful sermon suggestions appearing in concluding paragraphs. The result is a clearer understanding of the challenge to weigh our beliefs and actions by God's standards rather than by worldly criteria.
Maximum Application value for Preaching and Teaching Throughout this commentary Dr. Witherington employs “Bridging the Horizons” sections to point to the relevance of the text for believers today. If you preach or teach, these volumes offer unique applications for lessons and sermons.