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The Believers Heavenly Glory

There is so much, young people, that we do without giving much thought to it. There are also acts which we perform because of an on-the-spur- of-the-moment emotion that comes over us. There are deeds which later on we regret, call silly and wish we had not done. But with God it is so different. […]

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II Corinthians 3:1 – 4:18

LESSON 57 PAUL’S LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION II Cor. 3:1-6   You are Our Letters of Recommendation. The apostle opens this chapter with the accusation which some of those in Corinth will make when they receive this letter, that the apostle is beginning again to commend himself to them. That is, that he is boasting in […]

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II Corinthians 1:1-2:17

LESSON 53 GOOD NEWS, THANK GOD II Cor. 1:1-14   In II Cor. you see the infathomable love of Christ for His Church. Especially for a Church as infantile as Corinth. Christ, walking among the seven golden candlesticks. That infathomable love reflects itself from the heart of Paul, the Apostle. As parents lavish the more […]

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I Corinthians 14:20 – 15:34

LESSON 45 Not Confusion But Order I Cor. 14:20-40   The remainder of this chapter deals with the dignity and decorum of the Divine Service. Speaking with tongues (vss. 20-28) prophets (vss. 29-33) women (vss. 34-35) these all have their place. Let them take their place so that the Service may be what it ought […]

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I Corinthians 7:25-9:27

OUTLINE 29 4. A TRUSTWORTHY JUDGMENT RE MARRIAGE AND CELIBACY (I Cor. 7:25-40)   a.   Occasion for its pronouncement. It is difficult to determine precisely what it is that is the occasion for the judgment the apostle here pronounces. In verse 26 the apostle speaks of “the present distress” or perhaps better translated “the impending […]

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I Corinthians 6:9 – 7:24

OUTLINE 25 4. THE FACT OF OUR CHRISTIAN LIBERTY—(I Cor. 6:9-20)   a. The bondage from which liberated. vss. 9-11. What the apostle has to say from here on to the end of the chapter has reference, of course, to the corrupt conditions he had called to their attention in chapter 5, and thus far […]

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I Corinthians 4:14 – 6:8

OUTLINE 21 6. CONCLUSIONS CONCERNING PARTISANSHIP (I Cor. 4:14-21)   a.   The Motivation of the Severe Rebuke: In verses 14 and 16 the apostle ex­presses two reasons for his writing as he had. The first of these is “to ad­monish them in love”. It was not his aim to air their sins and to expose […]

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I Corinthians 3:5 – 4:13

CORRECTION: Our attention has been called to a serious error we made in the interpretation rendered in Outline 16 of the previous issue. It was too late to make the correction before the material went to press. Hence we wish to call attention to it now. Under the sub-heading marked “Co­workers with God” which should […]

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I Corinthians 2:9 – 3:17

OUTLINE 13 III. GOD’S PREPARATIONS RE­VEALED BY THE SPIRIT (I Cor. 2:9-13)   a.   The Things Revealed The things revealed are the things God has prepared for them that love Him. “But as it is written: Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God […]

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