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4-9), there are three words that say a great deal about Paul's understanding of Christianity: grace, peace, and thanks. Look up these three words in a concordance and make notes ofyour search. What do these words tell you about Christianity? 3. One of the most powerful statements in all of Scripture is: "God . . is faithful" (vs. 9). For a rewarding spiritual expe­ rience, find all the passages in both the Old and New Testa­ ments that refer to God's faithfulness. Connect your find­ ings to the concept of our faith, particularly with regard to the interrelationship between God's faithfulness and your personal faith.

A theme we often overlook in Paul is the prommence he gives to . God. We think so often ofJesus in connection with the gosp l, which . is good of course. But it is God who gives growth (vs. 7); It IS God � � who ga e His Son (Rom. �I. 4: 14; see alsoJohn 3 : 16); . it is God who was in Christ, reconcilmg the world to Himself (2 Cor. 5: 18, 19); it is God's power and righteousness unto our salva­ tion (Rom. I : 16, 17). The list could be expanded. ersons, even great apostles like himself, but God and God alone who awakens � love in the heart, who re-creates us into a new people He t kes to .

Refuse" referred earth" also is related to clean­ trash that is tossed out. The "scum of that comes off when washing a ing. The scum is more like the stuff e a very unp eas nt po tr yal. dirty vessel. With both words, we hav al mearung m Paul s ume, The word for "scum" carried an addition ians, since it was the custo which was surely known by the Corinth out to sea some lowly wretch m in Athens, during a plague, to throw unfortunate person was pro­ the hope of appeasing the gods, and the ). nounced the "scum" (Robertson, 108 � � � � � � � A "father" appeals to his "children" (vss.

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