The Christian Church At Corinth

891 WordsMay 3, 20164 Pages
There would be a level of difficulty for the Christians in Corinth to go from their pagan ways, and follow the ways of Christianity. I did not realize that the church at Corinth were so confused on how to worship god and Jesus Christ. This is why Paul wrote two letters to Corinth and he reminded them of how they should conduct themselves and worship. It is interesting to me that this kind of behavior was in the Christian church, and I can see why Paul was writing to the Corinthians as they were lost and confused. This article is very interesting and I like how the authors wrote it. Paul says in his letter to the Corinthians, “But I say, that the things which the gentiles sacrifice, a sacrifice to devils, and not to God: And I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils” (1 Corinthians 10:20). In the ceremonies to pagan gods with the help of mind altering drugs, and repeating chanting results in an out of body experience; This is what Paul is warning the church about worshiping idols is the same thing as worshiping demons. Paul also talks about cup of lord and the cup of demons, and how a Christian cannot drink of two cups. Another problem that the Christians in Corinth had to overcome was eating meals offered to idols. Paul addresses this problem in his letter, and this article talks about it too. What the author says is interesting, “They were uncomfortable over meat that had been offered to idols (8:1-13), and they had to be reminded not to attend sacrificial
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