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Before the Beginning - Part 1

The lesson on June 26, 2011 was the first lesson in the "Before the Beginning" study and opened with the scripture reading in Acts 28:23-27 KJV "23 And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening. 24 And some believed the things which were spoken, and some believed not. 25 And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy...

Before the Beginning - Part 2

The lesson on July 10, 2011 was part 2 of the study "Before the Beginning" and opened up with the scripture reading in Ephesians 3:1-5 KJV "1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, 2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to youward: 3 How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, 4 Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) 5 Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and...

Before the Beginning - Part 3

The lesson on July 31, 2011 was part 3 of the "Before the Beginning" study and opened up with the scripture reading from Colossians 1:24-29 KJV "24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: 25 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; 26 Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: 27 To whom God would make known what is the riches...

Before the Beginning - Part 4

The lesson on August 7, 2011 was part 4 of the study "Before the Beginning" and started with the scripture reading from Ephesians 4:1-4 KJV "1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, 2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; 3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;"

Before the Beginning - Part 5

The lesson on August 14, 2011 was part 5 of the "Before the Beginning" study and opened up with the scripture reading in Ephesians 4:17-24 KJV "17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, 18 Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart: 19 Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. 20 But ye have not so learned Christ; 21 If so...

Before the Beginning - Part 6

The lesson on August 21, 2011 was part 6 of the "Before the Beginning" study and started with the scripture reading in Ephesians 5:14-17 KJV "14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. 15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is."

Before the Beginning - Part 7

The lesson on August 28, 2011 was part 7 of the "Before the Beginning" study and opened up with the scripture reading from Philippians 1:1-6 KJV "1 Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: 2 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, 4 Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, 5 For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now; 6 Being confident of this very thing,...

Before the Beginning - Part 8 (final)

The lesson on September 18, 2011 was part 8 of the "Before the Beginning" study and it finished the series.  The scripture reading was from Acts 17:1-11 KJV "1 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a synagogue of the Jews: 2 And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures, 3 Opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ. 4 And some of them believed, and consorted with...