2. Paul is writing to and about the believers in Corinth. See the references to “you” in verse two and three and the word “your” in verse five.
4. To be in Christ – See Learning Activity #8.
6. By “I (Jesus) in them, and thou (the Father) in me (Jesus).”
8. “Ye” indicates the people to whom John is writing. They are his specific audience and consisted of those in the early church.
9. An unction (anointing) from Christ and they would “know all things.”
11. The truth.
13. John’s concern for those to whom he is writing is that when Jesus appears, at His coming (Parousia, presence, 70 AD), that they would not be ashamed.
15. The Holy Spirit, when sent back to the church by Jesus (see verse seven), would be with the church while He (Jesus) was ascended to complete His priestly duties in heaven (See Hebrews 9:11, 12, 23, 24) and would teach the church and bring back to memory those things that Jesus had already taught them.
17. Yes. They did not understand that Jesus had to rise from the dead as the Scriptures had stated (See Psalms 16:10).