1 Corinthians | 1-5 | 6 | 7:1-16 | 7:17-40 | 8 | 9:1-18 | 10:1-13 | 10:14-33 | 11:1-16 | 11:17-34 | 12:1-11 | 12:12-30 | 14 | 15:1-28 | 15:29-58 | 16 |

These small group studies of 1 Corinthians contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications.  Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group.

1 Corinthians 16 Outline and Discussion Questions

  1. Giving (1-4)
  2. Paul’s travel plans and instructions (5-12)

III.              Final Reminders and Greetings (13-24)

Discussion Questions:

What is significant about the “first day of the week”?

Is this day more special than others?

What is the biblical principle on giving?

What attitude should we have in our giving?

What does it mean “as he may prosper”?

What is the Pentecost mentioned in verse 8?

What attitude were they to have towards Timothy?

What attitude should we have towards our Christian leaders?

What final instructions does Paul give to the church?

What do verses 19-24 show us about the attitude we should have towards other believers?



Matthew 6:2-4 – When you give to the needy, do not trumpet it.

Luke 6:38- By your standard of measure it will be given to you.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7 – Be cheerful. The bountiful sower will reap bountifully

2 Corinthians 8:1-5 – They pleaded for the privilege to share by giving.

Luke 16:10-13 – Those manage a little money well will also manage a lot of money well, but if one doesn’t manage a little well he won’t manage a lot well.

Acts 20:7 – On the first day of the week they came together to break bread.

1 Peter 5:8, 1 Thessalonians 5:6 – Be alert and watchful all the time.

Main Points:

  1. Giving. Read cross-references and discuss.
  2. Respect your Christian leaders and let them do there job with no grief.
  3. Be alert and love one another.
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