How We Taught the New Testament in the Past: Lesson 35: “Be Ye Reconciled to God”

by | Sep. 19, 2011

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Lesson 35: “Be Ye Reconciled to God”

The purpose statement for the current lesson is a general “encourage class members to be true disciples of Jesus Christ through applying Paul’s counsel in 2 Corinthians. The lesson texts selects isolated verses on enduring, forgiving, and repentance for discussion. The lesson below from 1947′s The New Testament: The Acts and the Epistles, by Russell B. Swensen (Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union Board, 1946) provides a broader overview of 2 Corinthians in which those isolated verses may be placed.

Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians

Paul had written a most versatile and enlightening letter to the Corinthians about a great variety of problems. But in dealing with so many different items, the letter acquired an omnibus aspect which failed to cure each difficulty.

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