“Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.The Spirit and the bride say, 'Come.' And let the one who hears say, 'Come.' And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost."
In I Corinthians 7 Paul makes peculiar statements concerning the unmarried should remain unmarried (celibate). If one is divorced, they, too, should remain unmarried. Why would it be of importance to address such matters?
The Messianic Synagogue that Paul established in Acts 18, is experiencing some moral failures, and some division. To understand some of the issues in I Corinthians we must begin to understand the culture at that time in Corinth.