English: the beginning of the 1. Epistle to th...
English: the beginning of the 1. Epistle to the Corinthians (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Message of I Corinthians; The First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians is a very, very important letter for us because it so  thoroughly captures the problems that we face as moderns living in this modern age. The reason is, of course, that Corinth was the most American city in the New Testament – it was a resort city, the capital of pleasure in the Roman Empire.