Corinth was a Greek city.
The Greeks were very proud people. Greeks admired men who had great learning. They thought they were the wisest people in the world.
But they were not! They were really very foolish. They had rejected the true God.
They had become worshippers of wood and stone idols which SBF Tired of foolishness no life in them. The Jews were greatly blessed by God.
God had chosen them so that He could send His Son into the world through them.
God blessed the Jews by giving them His Law Exodus He had sent His prophets to them. Jesus was born a Jew, but the Jews rejected Him. They wanted a worldly king, not someone like Jesus who came to build a spiritual kingdom John SBF Tired of foolishness The rulers of the Jews had Jesus crucified Acts 2: Even though Jesus Tird fulfilled all that the Old Testament prophets had spoken, still the Jews refused Him.
When people are hard hearted and do not want to believe, they SBF Tired of foolishness not be convinced, even if someone is raised from the dead Luke In the first century when Paul lived, the cross was a shameful thing. It reminded people of death by fpolishness. Crucifixion was used by the Romans to execute criminals.
Murderers, robbers, and those who rebelled against the Roman government were crucified. It was considered a very disgraceful thing to be crucified on SBF Tired of foolishness cross. They did not understand the Christ died as a sacrifice for ours sins I Peter 1: Toolishness by the crucified Christ was foolishness in the eyes of men.
We can only be saved from our sins by the blood of Jesus Hebrews 9: Today, many think they are too wise SBF Tired of foolishness believe the Gospel. They take great pride in human learning, and refuse to accept the crucified Christ Who alone can save them from their sins John Are you wiser than God?
If not, then believe in Jesus Christ Who died on the cross for your sins! Truth For The World needs your help.