Thursday, August 16, 2018

C. I. Scofield's exam question on 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

     Is the burial of Christ part of "the essential substance of the gospel" in 1 Corinthians 15:4? In The Scofield Bible Correspondence Course on the New Testament, there are 179 examination questions on the book of 1 Corinthians. For question 146, Scofield asks: "What three facts in [1 Corinthians] xv. 3, 4, constitute the essential substance of the gospel?1 If you were to take this exam, would you get this question right?


FOOTNOTE:

1 C. I. Scofield, The Scofield Bible Correspondence Course, Vol. 2: New Testament [Chicago: The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, 1934], p. 366, question 146. Note: The original copyright is 1907 by C. I. Scofield.

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