Lessons by Clifford Mclain

By Clifford McLain
April 6th, 1986

The lesson on April 6, 1986 was part 13 of the "Covenants" study and opened up with the scripture reading from Genesis 8:15-9:19 KJV. "15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee. 17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth. 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him...

By Clifford McLain
March 30th, 1986

The lesson on March 30, 1986 was part 12 of the "Covenants" study and opened with the scripture reading in 1 Corinthians 15:3-23 KJV.  "3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: 5 And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: 6 After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. 7 After that, he was seen of James;...

By Clifford McLain
March 23rd, 1986

The lesson on March 23, 1986 was part 11 of the "Covenants" study and discussed the judgment that fell on the Adamic creation and the flood in Noah’s time due to Angelic eruption and corruption of the human race.  The scripture reading was from Genesis 6:1-13 KJV.  "1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. 3 And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his...

By Clifford McLain
March 16th, 1986

The lesson on March 16, 1986 was part 10 of the "Covenants" study and looked at the curse of Satan and the promise of a Savior through the Seed of the woman. The roles established for a man and a woman.  The scripture reading was from Genesis 3:14-21 KJV "14 And the Lord God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: 15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and...

By Clifford McLain
March 9th, 1986

The lesson on March 9, 1986 was part 9 of the "Covenants" study and covered the attributes of the Godhead that existed before the foundation of hte world. The blood of the everlasting covenant determined before the world was.  The scripture reading was from Gen 1:26-31; and 2:6-17 KJV.  Gen 1:26-31 "26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. 27 So God created man in his own image...

By Clifford McLain
March 2nd, 1986

The lesson on March 2, 1986 was part 8 of the "Covenants" study and finished the comparison between the Old Covenant and New Covenant. The hope of Israel in the New Covenant up until Acts 28:28. The dispensational change of the Mystery revealed.  The scripture reading was in John 17:1-24 KJV. "1 These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: 2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. 3 And this is life eternal, that...

By Clifford McLain
February 23rd, 1986

The lesson on February 6, 1986 was part 7 of the "Covenants" study and finished the teaching up to the offering of the New Covenant.  The scripture reading was in Isaiah 56:1-8 KJV.  "1 Thus saith the Lord, Keep ye judgment, and do justice: for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed. 2 Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it; that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil. 3 Neither let the son of the stranger, that hath joined himself to the Lord, speak, saying, The Lord hath utterly...

By Clifford McLain
February 16th, 1986

The lesson on February 16, 1986 was part 6 of the "Covenants" study and discussed The Land and Holy City which was the earthly and heavenly hope of Abraham.  The scripture reading was in Acts 15:1-29 KJV "1 And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. 2 When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question. 3 And being...

By Clifford McLain
February 9th, 1986

The lesson on February 9, 1986 was part 4 of the "Covenants" study which discusses calling and inheritance. Our calling is different from the nation of Israel. The Jew was to keep the Law in the Old Covenant yet the New Covenant was to enable them to keep it.  The scripture reading was in Galatians 4:1-31 KJV "1 Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all; 2 But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father. 3 Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world: 4 But...

By Clifford McLain
February 2nd, 1986

The lesson on February 2, 1986 was part 4 of the "Covenants" study. The distinction of Covenants. Primarily between the Old and the New Covenants. The New Covenant is for Israel.  The scripture reading was in 2 Corinthians 3:1-18 KJV "1 Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you? 2 Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men: 3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God...

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