This article considers what Paul was really getting at in 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 when he spoke of himself as being all things to all people. In what way(s) exactly was he accommodating himself?
The apostle Paul refers to Deuteronomy 25:4 in 1 Corinthians 9:9 and 1 Timothy 5:18. He makes the point that a minister of the gospel should be allowed to live from his work. This essay focuses on the meaning of Deuteronomy 25:4 in its literary context to establish if Paul is reading this verse as the author of Deuteronomy intended it.
What exactly did Paul mean when he said, "I have become all things to all people, so that by all possible means I might save some" (1 Corinthians 9:19-22)? This statement does not intimate compromising the gospel or using worldly methods of witnessing. This article looks at Paul's life and preaching in order to rightly understand this statement.
This article is a Bible study on 1 Corinthians 9:1-27.
In a previous article all relevant references to tithing in Scripture were discussed and it was concluded that the continuation of a tithing requirement can not be adequately supported by the exegesis of individual texts. In the present essay the authors assess the applicability of tithing in light of pertinent systematic issues.