Essential Doctrines # 23

4/4/21                          Essential Doctrines #23               2 Cor. 1:3-10 (1. 1st Lesson                    “Sufferings of Christ”      5th I would not/Ignorant         1. Paul is talking to the Corinthian saints (and to us, this is our mail) about trouble and suffering that came unto him in Asia. And (trouble & suffering) is coming to each of us, if weContinue reading “Essential Doctrines # 23”

Essential Doctrines # 22

4/4/21                     Essential Doctrines-Lesson 22                  Review                                              Spiritual Gifts                    Let’s Straighten It Out Church! As we know confusion was running rampant in the Corinthian church because of their abuse of speaking in unknown tongues. The more excellent way, the completed written revelation of the word of God had arrived. And Paul issued corrective doctrine in,Continue reading “Essential Doctrines # 22”

Essential Doctrines # 21

3/28/21                         Essential Doctrines # 21                         1 Cor. 13 7th Study                            “Spiritual Gifts.”                                   (Review) In last week’s lesson Apostle Paul showed us that spiritual gifts would be done away with in the Corinthians, and Paul’s lifetime. Why? Because “the more excellent way has come.” Yet the five operations of God, 1. Communication gifts, 2. miracles, 3.Continue reading “Essential Doctrines # 21”

Essential Doctrines # 20

3/22/21                          Essential Doctrines # 20                 1 Cor. 13:11-13 (6th Study).                           “Spiritual Gifts.”                             (My Review)   In last week’s lesson, Paul wants us to know that the more excellent way has now arrived. The complete written revelation of the word of God is a present possession. And the written word of God has replaced “partial knowledge” &Continue reading “Essential Doctrines # 20”

Essential Doctrines # 19

3/7/21                          Essential Doctrines # 19         1 Cor. 13:1-13 (5th Study).                         “Spiritual Gifts”                 (My Review). In the 31st verse of 1 Cor. 12, Paul instructs the early Corinthian saints: “But covet (desire) earnestly (sincerely) the best gifts: and yet show I unto you a more excellent way.”  God is in the process of replacing all spiritualContinue reading “Essential Doctrines # 19”

Essential Doctrines #18

2/21/21                   Essential Doctrines – Lesson # 18 (4th Lesson)                    “Spiritual Gifts”             1 Cor. 12:28-31    As we study todays lesson, we are reminded that spiritual gifts in the early CBOC, at the beginning of this disp. of grace, were for ministry & worship. God gave the gifts for the purpose of BOC to be edified,Continue reading “Essential Doctrines #18”

Essential Doctrines#17

2-14-21                              Lesson # 17                          “Spiritual Gifts”                     1 Cor. 12:4-31 As we continue in this 3rd lesson concerning “spiritual gifts,” we are again cautioned of the danger of ignorance (or the “lack of knowledge, lack of awareness) of spiritual phenomenon. A phenomenon is: “something extraordinary, surprising, a jaw dropping event.” 1. For the last 2Continue reading “Essential Doctrines#17”

Spiritual Phenomena-16

                                   Essential Doctrines-Lesson 16 2-7-21                                            “Spiritual Gifts”                          1 Cor. 12:1-3 “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren I would not have you ignorant.” Today, in the dispensation of grace, spiritual gifts do not exist! Why? Spiritual gifts do not exist because we have the complete word of God (1 Cor. 13:8-13) in English, all 66 books, itContinue reading “Spiritual Phenomena-16”

Are We Christians or Saints?

Feb. 7, 2021 My cousin asked a question concerning Christianity yesterday. And I followed up with her after service with this and it cleared some of her confusion. When I explained “Systems” to her, she said,  the light bulb came on. Are we Christians or Saints in the Dispensation of Grace? First let’s examine theContinue reading “Are We Christians or Saints?”

Spiritual Gifts # 15

                            1/31/21                       (Essential Doctrines– CHPS. 12, 13, 14) 1 Cor. 12:1-3 This 4th “I would not have you ignorant,” doctrine comes with a warning: If we do not understand the doctrine of spiritual gifts, we will be duped, bamboozled, confused, deceived, and led astray by the SPOE, like most of Christiandom today.  And everyContinue reading “Spiritual Gifts # 15”