Lessons by Clifford Mclain

By Clifford McLain
January 26th, 1986

The lesson on January 26, 1986 was part 3 of the "Covenants" study which was the 3rd introduction.  The scripture reading was in Romans 15:23-33 KJV "23 But now having no more place in these parts, and having a great desire these many years to come unto you; 24 Whensoever I take my journey into Spain, I will come to you: for I trust to see you in my journey, and to be brought on my way thitherward by you, if first I be somewhat filled with your company. 25 But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints. 26 For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain...

By Clifford McLain
January 19th, 1986

The lesson on January 19, 1986 was part 2 of the "Convenants" study and was the 2nd introduction.  The scripture reading in Exodus 12:43 KJV "43 And the Lord said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: There shall no stranger eat thereof:"

By Clifford McLain
January 12th, 1986

The lesson on January 12, 1986 was part 1 of the "Convenants" study and is the first introduction to the series.  The scripture reading in Jeremiah 31:31-37 KJV "31 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah: 32 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the Lord: 33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel;...

By Clifford McLain
January 5th, 1986

This lesson was given January 5, 1986. Dr. McLain discusses the difference between the hope of Israel and our hope in the Mystery. Today Christianity talks about going to heaven, yet they accept the promises of Israel, which are all earthly. Paul tells us he was striving to "attain" the goal to advance to maturity--to get to know Him and the power of His resurrection. The scripture reading was Philippians 3:8-21 KJV: "8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do...

By Clifford McLain
December 29th, 1985

This lesson was taught by Dr. McLain on December 29, 1985. The scripture is found in Philippians 4:8-20 KJV: "8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. 9 Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you. 10 But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of...

By Clifford McLain
December 15th, 1985

This lesson was taught by Dr. McLain on December 15, 1985. The scripture is found in Luke 1:26-38 KJV: "26 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, 27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. 28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. 29 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be. 30 And the angel...

By Clifford McLain
December 8th, 1985

This lesson was taught by Dr. McLain on December 8, 1985. The scripture is found in Acts 28:1-31 KJV: "1 And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita. 2 And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold. 3 And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand. 4 And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man...

By Clifford McLain
December 1st, 1985

This lesson was taught by Dr. McLain on December 1, 1985. The scripture is found in Acts 27:1-44 KJV: "27 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus' band. 2 And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia; one Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us. 3 And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself. 4 And when we had...

By Clifford McLain
November 24th, 1985

This lesson was taught by Dr. McLain on November 24, 1985. The scripture is found in Acts 26:1-32 KJV: "1 Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself: 2 I think myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee touching all the things whereof I am accused of the Jews: 3 Especially because I know thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently. 4 My manner of life from my youth, which was at the...

By Clifford McLain
November 17th, 1985

This lesson was taught by Dr. McLain on November 17, 1985. The scripture is found in Acts 29:1-27 KJV: "1 Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea to Jerusalem. 2 Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul, and besought him, 3 And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him. 4 But Festus answered, that Paul should be kept at Caesarea, and that he himself would depart shortly thither. 5 Let them therefore, said he, which among you are able, go down...

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