New Testament

Teachings on select people, themes, books, and Scripture passages in the New Testament.

1 Corinthians 7: Marriage and Celibacy

This entry is part 145 of 150 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

First Corinthians is a practical book because in it Paul addresses several specific questions the Corinthian church had about Christian behavior. Not only do many of these questions still arise frequently today, but many of Paul’s answers also run counter to our culture. In chapter 7, Paul addresses the topics of marriage, divorce, celibacy, and remarriage.

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