Paul has numerous writing styles in the letters he wrote to the churches of his day. Sometimes his very lengthy sentences progress from one thought to the next before finally arriving at his conclusion. Sometimes, he uses a Q and A technique with either a stated or implied answer. Other times, he uses a simpler Q and A technique with answer that are more apparent to the reader. One passage of the simple Q & A variety is in found I Corinthians Chapter 6. Feast your eyes on Paul’s questions from this chapter and let your mind be provoked to pondering what the answers are that Paul intends us to give.
6: 1 – If any of you has a dispute with another, do you dare to take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the Lord’s people?
6:2 –Or do you not know that the Lord’s people will judge the world? And if you are to judge the world, are you not competent to judge trivial cases?
6:3 – Do you not know that we will judge angels?
6:4 – Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?
6:5b – Is it possible that there is nobody among you wise enough to judge a dispute between believers?
6:7b – Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated?
6:9 – Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God?
6:14b – Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ Himself? Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute?
6:16 – Do you not know that he who unites himself with a prostitute is one with her in body?
6:19 – Do you not know that your bodies are the temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?
Even without the answers, we learn much from this passage about how God wants us to live.