About Paul's first letter to the Corinthians
Paul wrote this letter to the Christians at Corinth city. Corinth was an important, busy port in the country that now we call Greece. Paul had stayed at Corinth for 18 months. Many people became Christians while he was there. Most of the Christians there were
We think that Paul wrote this letter in about the year
After he had left Corinth, Paul heard news about some problems among the Christians there. Also, the Christians at Corinth had written a letter to Paul to ask him questions about certain things. See 1 Corinthians 7:1.
In this letter, Paul answers some questions that the Corinthian Christians had asked. He explains why the Christians were thinking in the wrong way about some things. He tells them how they should live to