Ships wanting to avoid the dangerous trip around the southern tip of Greece were dragged across that isthmus. Olympics, radical david platt free pdf Greek, Roman, and Oriental population.
In the picture below note the agora which was the city’s marketplace and the Bema which was the judgment seat. Corinth had an extensive commerce, like all the large towns on the Mediterranean Sea, and became celebrated for its wealth, magnificence, and learning. Corinth’s pottery, brass and marble for building columns were famous throughout the world. Paul preached at Corinth about A. He paid Corinth a short second visit during the period A. 57, not mentioned specifically in Acts but implied in 1 Cor.
13:1, where he speaks of an intended third journey to Corinth which coincides with that in Acts 20:2. James Rosscup writes that Alford’s series on the New Testament “contains much that is valuable in the Greek New Testamentthough all of the Greek New Testament words have been changed to English throughout. Editorial Note: If you are not proficient in Greek, you will find this work considerably more useful than the following work by Alford, because in this volume he translates the Greek and Latin into English. James Rosscup writes that “This was the great work in the life of the versatile Dean of Canterbury. Alford was a Calvinist, conservative and premillennial, though not dispensational. He takes a literal interpretation of the thousand years in Rev.
John Piper writes “”When I’m stumped with agrammatical or syntactical or logical in Paul, I go to Henry Alford. Henry Alfordcomes closer more consistently than any other human commentator to asking my kinds of questions. Charles Haddon Spurgeon writes that this text “is an invaluable aid to the critical study of the text of the New Testament. You will find in it the ripened results of a matured scholarship, the harvesting of a judgment, generally highly impartial, always worthy of respect, which has gleaned from the most important fields of Biblical research, both modern and ancient, at home and abroad. About 180 pages of sermons on 2 Corinthians – recommended. 2 Corinthians 2:12-17 How Do You Smell? 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10 Is Your Earth Suit Wearing Out?
2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 Are We to Engage the Culture or Separate Ourselves From It? 2 Corinthians 9 Giving: What’s In It For Me? 2 Corinthians 12:11-21 With Friends Like This, Who Needs Enemies? D Edmond Hiebert – Uses author’s own translation. Especially valuable for the historical background material presented. Good word studies and various illustrations.
Hiebert’s critique of Barclay on Peter’s epistles – “Barclay holds that Christ’s descent into Hades gave those who there heard Him a second chance. Comment: I appreciate Barclay’s unique insights on Greek words, but clearly his teaching about a “second chance” is NOT sound doctrine! James Rosscup writes that Barnes “includes 16 volumes on the Old Testament, 11 on the New Testament. C H Spurgeon “Albert Barnes is a learned and able divine, but his productions are unequal in value, the gospels are of comparatively little worth, but his other comments are extremely useful for Sunday-school teachers and persons with a narrow range of reading, endowed with enough good sense to discriminate between good and evil. 1742, has considerable comment on the Greek, flavoring the effort with judicious details about the spiritual life.
It has much that helps, but has been surpassed by many other commentaries since its day. Similar to above but less Greek. C H Spurgeon — “‘A Critical New Testament, so compiled as to enable a reader, unacquainted with Greek, to ascertain the exact English force and meaning of the language of the New Testament, and to appreciate the latest results of modern criticism. Such is the professed aim of this commentary, and the compilers have very fairly carried out their intentions. D Edmond Hiebert – A clear and full interpretation by a British Methodist scholar of the past century. Its doctrinal summaries are intended as a contribution to systematic theology.
GOT QUESTIONS A very informative website which answers questions from a strictly Biblical perspective. What can we learn from the life of Paul? 2 Corinthians 1:22, 5:5 What is the seal of the Holy Spirit? 2 Corinthians 3:18 What does the Bible say about transformation? 2 Corinthians 4:4 – How is Satan god of this world? 2 Corinthians 4:4 Why does God allow deception? 2 Corinthians 4:6 What is Spiritual Blindness?
2 Corinthians 4:8 What does the Bible say about despair? 2 Corinthians 4:7 What does it mean that we have treasures in jars of clay? 2 Corinthians 4:6 What is the inner man? 2 Corinthians 4:17 What is glorification? What does it mean to be absent from the body? 2 Corinthians 5:8 What does the Bible say about death? 2 Corinthians 5:18-19 What is Christian reconciliation?