The apostle Paul is laying a foundation for how to deal with divisions. The first four chapters deal with divisions as it has been reported to the apostle that there is fighting and divisions among the Christians at Corinth. In the last paragraph the apostle Paul showed how God was pleased to confound worldly wisdom through the message of the cross. Preaching Christ crucified was a stumbling block to the Jews and foolishness to the Gentiles. Christ is the display of the power of God and the wisdom of God. What else do we need to know so that we can keep from fighting and divisions? The apostle Paul continues to teach these Corinthians more foundational truths.
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