Lessons by Clifford Mclain

By Clifford McLain
September 13th, 1987

This lesson was taught by Dr. McLain on September 13, 1987. It is one of the final sermons delivered by Dr. McLain before his death.  He was engrossed in his studies and eager for all of us to realize our place in this economy and the wonderful promise of our hope for the future.  The lesson is found in Philippians 2:9-16 (KJV)

"9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; 11 And that every tongue should confess...

By Clifford McLain
July 26th, 1987

This is Part 3 and completes the study on "The Eternal Purpose of God." It covers the subject of the "out-resurrection" and its application to Mystery believers as well as other christians. The scriptures are found in Colossians 1:1-29 and Philippians 3:8-11 KJV: (Colossians) "1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for...

By Clifford McLain
July 19th, 1987

This lesson is Part 2 of the study "The Eternal Purpose of God." The scripture reading is Colossians 1:1-29 KJV: "1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, 4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints, 5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye...

By Clifford McLain
July 12th, 1987

This is Part 1 of the study "The Eternal Purpose of God." This first lesson explains that "the mystery" was God's intent for the world, but that the scriptures with the exception of Paul's last 5 epistles were a parenthesis in His plan. The scripture for this first lesson begins with Ephesians 3:1-9 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...

By Clifford McLain
February 1st, 1987

The second part of this study was taught by Dr. McLain on February 1, 1987. The scripture is found in Ephesians 3:14-21 KJV: "14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, 16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; 17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; 19 And to know...

By Clifford McLain
January 25th, 1987

The first part of this study was taught by Dr. McLain on January 25, 1987. The scripture is found in Ephesians 3:1-9 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 prophets by the Spirit; 6...

By Clifford McLain
January 11th, 1987

This lesson is Part 2 of "Mystery Babylon" and covers the close of the age in which we live. That "secret/mystery Babylon" will become the greatest city the world has ever known. The scripture for this lesson is 1 Kings 10:1-29 KJV: "1 And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the Lord, she came to prove him with hard questions. 2 And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bare spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart. 3 And Solomon...

By Clifford McLain
January 4th, 1987

This study covers the subject of "Mystery Babylon" the great city and was given by Pastor McLain on January 4, 1987. The scripture text is found in Revelation 17:1-18 KJV: "1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters: 2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication. 3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw...

By Clifford McLain
December 28th, 1986

This lesson is Part 7 of the study and covers the subject of "the Saint's Destiny."  The scripture reading is 2 Timothy 1:6-10 KJV:  "6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.  7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.  8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; 9 Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according...

By Clifford McLain
December 28th, 1986

The lesson was on December 28, 1986 and explains the question often asked by christians "why am I here" and "what should I be doing?" The scripture reading is in 2 Timothy 1:6-10. KJV: "6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands. 7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; 9 Who hath saved...

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