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The Secret of Wisdom - 1 Corinthians chapter 2 - J Stewart Gillespie  

As we open up the chapter we are presented with an overview of Pauls missionary endeavour at Corinth, a mission so successful that in modern times it would be referred to, perhaps inaccurately as revival. 

The whole chapter is in essence a reflection of “when I came to you” (2:1) 

Paul reflects on the success of his mission amongst them 

This was no 'boast in the post' 

In fact when he reflects on his own contribution to the success of this missionary endeavour; he first focuses on all of the attributes he…

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1 Corinthians chapter 2 - When I Came to You - J Stewart Gillespie  

  • When I came (2:1-3) 
  • How he preached (2:4-5) 
  • What he taught (2:6-9) 
  • How we receive it (2:10-16) 


In 1 Corinthians chapter 2 Paul reflects back on his missionary endeavour at Corinth in Acts 18, which was one of his most successful. 

Chapter 2 is his reflections on the success of his mission at Corinth 

Not just speculation but Spirit inspired revelation. 

God had many people in that city, many came to Christ 

Here was a success rarely to be repeated, except in times of revival 

In chapter…

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