Outline of 1 Corinthians

1 Corinthians chapter 1
1Co 1:1-9. After his salutation and thanksgiving,
1Co 1:10-11. he exhorts them to unity,
1Co 1:12-17. and reproves their dissensions.
1Co 1:18-20. God destroys the wisdom of the wise,
1Co 1:21-25. by the foolishness of preaching;
1Co 1:26-27. and calls not the wise, mighty, and noble,
1Co 1:28-31. but the foolish, weak, and men of no account.
1 Corinthians chapter 2
1Co 2:1-5. He declares that his preaching, though it bring not excellency of speech, or of human wisdom, yet consists in the power of God;
1Co 2:6-16. and so far excels the wisdom of this world, and human sense, that the natural man cannot understand it.
1 Corinthians chapter 3
1Co 3:1-2. Milk is fit for children.
1Co 3:3-6. Strife and division, arguments of a fleshly mind.
1Co 3:7-8. He that planteth and he that watereth, are nothing.
1Co 3:9-10. The ministers are God's fellow-workmen.
1Co 3:11-15. Christ the only foundation.
1Co 3:16-18. Men the temples of God, which must be kept holy.
1Co 3:19-23. The wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.
1 Corinthians chapter 4
1Co 4:1-6. In what account the ministers ought to be had.
1Co 4:7-8. We have nothing which we have not received.
1Co 4:9-12. The apostles spectacles to the world, angels, and men;
1Co 4:13-14. the filth and offscouring of the world;
1Co 4:15. yet our fathers in Christ;
1Co 4:16-21. whom we ought to follow.
1 Corinthians chapter 5
1Co 5:1-5. The incestuous person,
1Co 5:6. is cause rather of shame unto them than of rejoicing.
1Co 5:7-9. The old leaven is to be purged out.
1Co 5:10-13. Hienous offenders are to be shamed and avoided.
1 Corinthians chapter 6
1Co 6:1-5. The Corinthians must not vex their brethren, in going to law with them;
1Co 6:6-8. especially under infidels.
1Co 6:9-14. The unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
1Co 6:15-20. Our bodies are the members of Christ, and temples of the Holy Ghost: they must not therefore be defiled.
1 Corinthians chapter 7
1Co 7:1-3. He treats of marriage;
1Co 7:4-9. shewing it to be a remedy against fornication,
1Co 7:10-19. and that the bond thereof ought not lightly to be dissolved.
1Co 7:20-24. Every man must be content with his vocation.
1Co 7:25-34. Virginity wherefore to be embraced;
1Co 7:35-40. and for what respects we may either marry, or abstain from marrying.
1 Corinthians chapter 8
1Co 8:1-7. To abstain from meats offered to idols.
1Co 8:8-10. We must not abuse our Christian liberty, to the offence of our brethren;
1Co 8:11-13. but must bridle our knowledge with charity.
1 Corinthians chapter 9
1Co 9:1-6. He shows his liberty;
1Co 9:7-14. and that the minister ought to live by the Gospel;
1Co 9:15-17. yet that himself has of his own accord abstained,
1Co 9:18-21. to be either chargeable unto them,
1Co 9:22-23. or offensive unto any, in matters indifferent.
1Co 9:24-27. Our life is like unto a race.
1 Corinthians chapter 10
1Co 10:1-6. The sacraments of the Jews are types of ours;
1Co 10:7-10. and their punishments,
1Co 10:11-12. examples for us.
1Co 10:13-20. We must flee from idolatry.
1Co 10:21-23. We must not make the Lord's table the table of devils;
1Co 10:24-33. and in things indifferent we must have regard of our brethren.
1 Corinthians chapter 11
1Co 11:1-3. He reproves them, because in holy assemblies,
1Co 11:4-5. their men prayed with their heads covered,
1Co 11:6-16. and women with their heads uncovered;
1Co 11:17-20. and because generally their meetings were not for the better, but for the worse;
1Co 11:21-24. as, namely, in profaning with their own feast the Lord's supper.
1Co 11:25-34. Lastly, he calls them to the first institution thereof.
1 Corinthians chapter 12
1Co 12:1-3. Spiritual gifts,
1Co 12:4-6. are diverse,
1Co 12:7. yet all to profit withal.
1Co 12:8-11. And to that end are diversely bestowed;
1Co 12:12-21. that by the like proportion, as the members of a natural body tend all to the mutual decency,
1Co 12:22-25. service,
1Co 12:26. and succour of the same body;
1Co 12:27-31. so we should do for one another, to make up the mystical body of Christ.
1 Corinthians chapter 13
1Co 13:1-2. All gifts,
1Co 13:3. how excellent soever, are nothing worth without charity.
1Co 13:4-12. The praises thereof,
1Co 13:13. and prelation before hope and faith.
1 Corinthians chapter 14
1Co 14:1. Prophecy is commended,
1Co 14:2-5. and preferred before speaking with tongues,
1Co 14:6-11. by a comparison drawn from musical instruments.
1Co 14:12-21. Both must be referred to edification,
1Co 14:22-25. as to their true and proper end.
1Co 14:26. The true use of each is taught,
1Co 14:27-33. and the abuse taxed.
1Co 14:34-40. Women are forbidden to speak in church.
1 Corinthians chapter 15
1Co 15:1-11. By Christ's resurrection,
1Co 15:12-20. he proves the necessity of our resurrection, against all such as deny the resurrection of the body.
1Co 15:21-34. The fruit,
1Co 15:35-50. and the manner thereof;
1Co 15:51-58. and of the changing of them that shall be found alive at the last day.
1 Corinthians chapter 16
1Co 16:1-9. He exhorts them to relieve the want of the brethren at Jerusalem.
1Co 16:10-12. Commends Timothy;
1Co 16:13-15. and after friendly admonitions,
1Co 16:16-24. concludes his epistle with divers salutations.
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