Lessons by Clifford Mclain

By Clifford McLain
August 31st, 1986

This completes the study on "Signs of the Times" and covers the subject of "The Body of Believers." The scripture reading is Ephesians 4:14-24 KJV: "14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; 15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: 16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the...

By Clifford McLain
August 24th, 1986

This covers Part 10 of the study "Signs of the Times" and continues with the theme "Unity of the Spirit." The scripture is found in Ephesians 4:10-16 KJV: "10 He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.) 11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; 12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: 13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto...

By Clifford McLain
August 17th, 1986

This is Part 9 of the study on the "Signs of the Times" and this particular subject matter concerns the "Unity of the Body." The scripture reading is Ephesians 4:1-10 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; 5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 One God and Father of all,...

By Clifford McLain
August 10th, 1986

This lesson is Part 8 of the study "Signs of the Times" and is additional work on "The Body." The scripture for this lesson is found in Ephesians 3:1-11 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...

By Clifford McLain
August 3rd, 1986

This is Part 7 of the study "Signs of the Times" and the subject matter continues about "The Body." The scripture is Ephesians 2:8-22 KJV: "1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: 3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. 4 But...

By Clifford McLain
July 27th, 1986

This is Part 6 of the series "Signs of the Times" and covers the subject of The Body. The scripture text is Ephesians 4:1-7 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; 5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in...

By Clifford McLain
July 20th, 1986

This is Part 5 of Signs of the Times Study. The subject matter is the Bride of the Lamb and the scripture reading is found in Revelation 21:1-27 KJV: "1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them,...

By Clifford McLain
July 13th, 1986

This lesson is Part 4 of the study on Signs of the Times. It covers the restoration of Israel and "Dry bones." The scripture reading is Ezekiel 37:1-28 KJV: "1 "The hand of the Lord was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones, 2 And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were very dry. 3 And he said unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? And I answered, O Lord God, thou knowest. 4 Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and...

By Clifford McLain
July 6th, 1986

This is the third part of the study on Signs of the Times. The scripture reading is found in 1 Corinthians 6:9-20 KJV. "9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. 12 All...

By Clifford McLain
June 29th, 1986

This lesson is the second part of the Signs of the Times Study.  The scripture for this lesson is found in 2 Timothy 3:1-9 KJV: "1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, 4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; 5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn...

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