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Lesson Seven – Hermeneutical Principles

Hermeneutical Principles Introduction This last lesson of Part III will be a summary of some of the principles of life we found in the first six chapters of I Corinthians.  The nature of the scriptures is that God has embedded the life principles of His kingdom in literature like the Corinthian letters.  This might be […]

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Lesson Six – Will Not Be Mastered by Anything

Will Not Be Mastered by Anything Introduction Please review the first half of Part II, Lesson Four, entitled, The Major Thought Movement in I Corinthians.  The first major thought movement of Paul may have been completed with the text for this lesson – I Corinthians 6:12-20.  In the Introduction of Part II, Lesson Four, please […]

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Lesson Five – Disputes Between Believers

Disputes Between Believers Introduction Faithful Christians are slaves to God’s righteousness (I Cor. 7:22; Rom. 6:19-21).  Doing God’s righteousness is our practice (I John 3:7-10).  We may not be able to be just in every situation but our practice is righteousness.  We desire to be just.  It is how we are obedient to our faith.  […]

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Lesson Four – Hand This Man over To Satan

Hand This Man Over to Satan Introduction The following chart is the other side of the coin of the “in Christ” realm chart in Part III, Lesson Two.  The theologies listed in the previous chart were acknowledged in the first chapters of I Corinthians.  Paul had taught these doctrines and many others to the church […]

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Lesson Three – Do Not Go Beyond What is Written

Do Not Go Beyond What is Written Introduction The eternal theologies about God’s “will” being put into action in time by Jesus was embedded by Paul in his approach to the “wisdom of man” problem in the Corinthian church.  Please review the Introduction and the previous lessons in Part III to appreciate why we need […]

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Lesson Three – Do Not Go Beyond What is Written

Do Not Go Beyond What is Written Introduction The eternal theologies about  God’s “will” being put into action in time by Jesus was embedded by Paul in his approach to the “wisdom of man” problem in the Corinthian church.  Please review the Introduction and the previous lessons in Part III to appreciate why we need […]

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Lesson Two – The Wisdom of God Worked Out in Christ Jesus

The Wisdom of God Worked Out In Christ Introduction Lesson Aim:  To understand the awesome significance of the term “in Christ.” In this lesson we want to understand how all the great things we learned about God in the previous lesson relates to each member of the church of God “in Christ.”  We want a […]

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Lesson One – The Wisdom of God

The Wisdom of God Introduction Parts I and II were dedicated to what was happening in the church in Corinth and what Paul said to their problem of division.  The fact is we do not need to be concerned with a problem that happened two thousand years ago.  So then, why did we do the […]

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Part III Introduction – The Meaning of the Corinthian Scriptures

The Meaning of the Corinthian Scriptures We are now ready to determine what the Corinthian letters mean to us – the modern day Bible students.  These scriptures are relevant for the lives of all people in every generation.  They are the truth about life for every society in all different cultures of the world.  This […]

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