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Romans and 1 Corinthians

a New Testament book containing an exposition of the doctrines of Saint Paul dealing with the idea that we need to become 'right with God'.
1 Corinthians
First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians, seventh book of the new testaments. composed this letter in Greek, to the Christians of Corinth, Greece. Paul wrote them to reestablish himself as their spiritual father
capital city of Achaea; Paul founded a major Christian church there
the former center of the both the ancient Roman Republic and the Roman empire;capital of present-day Italy
Apostle Paul
A Jew from the Greek city of Tarsus in Anatolia, he initially persecuted the followers of Jesus but, according to Christian belief, after receiving a revelation on the road to Syrian Damascus, he became arguably the most significant figure in the spread of Christianity and the shaping of its doctrine.
a form of artificial asexual reproduction in which the branch of one plant is inserted into the stem of another plant
Lord's Supper
The sacarament in which Jesus gives his true body, and true blood in bread and wine to all who come to eat and drink
request for a sum of money
believed that Jews and Christians were members of the same religious sect, expelled the Jews from Rome in AD 49
Romans 1
God's wrath against sinful humanity
Romans 9
Israel's past privilege and the new status of the Church
Temple of Aphrodite
Located in Corinth
Aphrodite the goddess of beauty and erotic love.
The temple hired Sacred Prostitutes whose duty it was to provide a worship experience with the business men of the city