Where external penalties are removed, or where they can be evaded, it is not reasonable to expect that the bulk of men will deny themselves, check their appetites and passions, and practise the difficult virtues of justice, chastity, and benevolence. When she ministers to the lusts and passions of men her crown is tarnished: she becomes a wanton coquette at the bidding of Horace, Ovid, and Byron; but at the bidding of Job, Isaiah, and Milton she becomes "a woman clothed with the sun," etc. But what is galling he will endeavour to escape from. As to the final tendency of that corruption, which arises from evil communications. Form a close and frequent intercourse with Christ. It is far less difficult to keep out of society than to resist its current.Conclusion: Let me suggest one or two cautions of prudence. 5. 1 Corinthians 15:33-34 deliver Paulâs judgment upon the situation: the disbelief in the Resurrection declared in the Cor Church is of a piece with its low ethics (1 Corinthians 3:1 ff., 1 Corinthians 4:18 to 1 Corinthians 5:2) and its heathen intimacies (1 Corinthians 8:10, 1 Corinthians 10:14-22, 2 Corinthians 5:14 to 2 Corinthians 7:1 â¦ Do not be deceived: Some in the Corinthian church were deceived (1 Co 6:9; Ga 3:1; 6:7; 1 Jn 1â¦ 1. Undoubtedly men do feel encouraged to do evil by seeing others do it, just as though less danger were incurred by breaking God's laws in company than in breaking them alone. 1 CORINTHIANS 15:12-58 And should the tempter suggest, as he did to Jesus, that God will give His angels charge over you to keep you, recollect that there is no promise of such protection to those who quit the path in which the Lord requires them to walk. Open, honest, kind, trustworthy? 2.POWER These are the high and the valued situations of life, to which all others naturally look up — and it is their manners which necessarily give the tone and fashion to their age. It is wise in them, in the last place, TO LOOK BEYOND THE WORLD, AND TO CONSIDER THE FINAL DESTINY OF THEIR BEING. Honesty, gentleness, kindness, humor? 2. There is —(1) The novel. What is one thing you look for in a new friend? 1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV 1 Corinthians 15:33 NLT 1 Corinthians 15:33 ESV 1 Corinthians 15:33 NASB 1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV 1 Corinthians 15:33 BibleApps.com 1 Corinthians 15:33 Biblia Paralela 1 Corinthians 15:33 Chinese Bible 1 Corinthians 15:33 French Bible 1 Corinthians 15:33 Clyx Quotations NT Letters: 1 Corinthians 15:33 â¦ It would be unjust to charge all unbelievers with vice; but there is no injustice in pointing out that the natural tendency of infidelity is both to shake the foundations of virtue and to snap the restraints upon vice. As to your ability for resisting the influence of evil communications. Kingsley, National Sermons, p. 285. Those communications may be justly regarded evil —. ...read more, Scripture: ... 1 Corinthians 15:33-34 I. BY A POLLUTED IMAGINATION. Suppose that the society into which we enter be distinguished by a rejection of Christianity, or of its great doctrines. 2. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:33 Do not be deceived: "Bad company ruins good morals." 10.PREMONITION You know kids, like a rotten apple, bad influence works that way too. None are more contemptible than those blasphemers and voluptuaries who, having grown grey in the service of Satan, make it their aim to corrupt and debauch the young and inexperienced. ... An often overlooked aspect of 1 Cor. 1 Corinthians 15:12-34. As only solid bodies polish well, it is only on the substantial ground of these manly endowments that the other amiable qualities can receive their proper lustre. Of all the employments of human wisdom, the noblest certainly, and the most genuine is that of the instruction of the ignorance, and the support of the innocence of youth. Yet the world shows us that there are men who have deserted this sublimest duty — who please themselves in spreading doubt and unbelief, and who delight to employ their powers with withdrawing all the most sacred principles of religion and morality. Nothing contributes more towards the education of the heart and the refinement of the feelings than familiarity with high art; but on the other hand, nothing is more infectious than familiarity with lewd pictures. Itâs resurrection, resurrection, always resurrection, that undergirds what I do and say, the way I live. If he be possessed of great moral courage, he may break loose from the pernicious associations; but if not he will cease to be singular by becoming like. The man who talks thus is ignorant both of the power of temptation and of the weakness of his own heart, and he that trusteth in his own heart is a fool. Rather be assured, that such is necessarily the influence of man upon man, that to make friends with the righteous is to gain a vast assistance towards saving the soul, and to make friends with the wicked is to advance a long stage towards everlasting ruin. 1 Corinthians 15:33 says that âBad company corrupts good character.â To be in bad company is to be around bad influences (wrong behaviors, attitudes, thinking, and actions that those around you do). What is one thing you try to be when you are in a friendship? ", Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners, The Exposition and Defence of the Resurrection, Denying the Resurrection from the Dead, and What the Denial Involves, Some Things Float Follow Upon the Denial of the Resurrection. Our relationships shape who we become. The seed contains the future flower, the small acorn the majestic oak, the egg the poisonous viper; so also the heart contains the germ of the future glorified saint or doomed spirit (Matthew 15:19). Do not be deceived: âBad company ruins good morals.â Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible â¦ (view less), Denomination: 3.PURPOSE They are those of —. Youâve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Can any reliance be placed on him who lives in a continued state of disobedience and ingratitude to his Creator, Preserver, and Redeemer, that he will not, when any imaginary pleasure or profit may accrue to him by it, betray or even ruin his fellow-creatures? 3. It seems that when Brother Dow was only four or five, he asked a playmate if he This 13-part series of classes has been many years in the making. IT IS WISE IN THEM, IN THE SECOND PLACE, TO REFLECT FOR WHAT IT IS THAT THEY WERE BORN, AND IN WHAT CONSISTS THE REAL HAPPINESS OF MORTAL LIFE. Which proceed from those whose moral principles are loose, with respect to the great obligations of justice and equity, and who indulge in dishonourable practices. If thereâs no resurrection, âWe eat, we drink, the next day we die,â and thatâs all there is to it. July 21, 2019 He may not form any distinct resolution of this, but the almost certainty is that his virtuous principles will be undermined, and he will gradually get rid of what was unpleasant in his situation by getting rid of what was offensive in his character. Let all young persons unite themselves to those whom God has touched by His Spirit, and is guiding, under the convoy of the Captain of salvation, to eternal glory. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: Corinth was an important and wealthy city on the isthmus (narrow strip of land) separating Northern and Southern Greece. (2) Foolish and profane talk. Concerning The Resurrection Of The Dead. Let the ambitious, the covetous, those who aspire after dignity or wealth, think of this, and if they have no better motive for declining the society of the vicious, let them decline it as they have regard to the gratification of their favourite passion; let them be restrained by their interest, if they have lost their virtue. By your past experience. As to the reality of your danger from ungodly society. 14 And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching â¦ Be not deceived —. The Sermon of the Seasons: Spurgeon, Charles Haddon: Genesis 8:22: The Sermon of the Seasons: Charles Haddon Spurgeon : Genesis 8:22: The Rainbow: Spurgeon, Charles Haddon: Genesis 9:12-17: Joy of Doing Good: Spurgeon, Charles Haddon: Genesis 12:1-3: Effectual Calling -- Illustrated by the Call of Abram: Spurgeon, â¦ In verse 32, Paul reminds the Greek Corinthians of an example of the perverse, immoral morass that they left compared to the liberating and ennobling calling God has so graciously given them. The Dead Will Be Raised Imperishable. If we seek to please people more than we desire to know and obey God, we will be led astray. The influence of the moon upon the tide is not more regular and absolute than that of the heart over the imagination. 2. Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching : Poverty Can Be Caused By Excessive Consumption, 10 Vital Truths Concerning The Resurrection Of The Lord Jesus Christ, 12 Reasons Why Church Leaders Don’t Delegate, How To Swipe Sermons And Keep Your Integrity. "The heart is deceitful above all things," etc. Paul instructed us to avoid another form of influence: But now I am writing you that you must not asâ¦ 1 Corinthians 15:32-34. 4. Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good character. 1 Corinthians 15:33. 23:19-21). But donât fool yourselves. Maxims of wise men. 1 Corinthians 15:12-58. Evangelical/Non-Denominational. 32 If from human motives I fought with wild beasts at Ephesus, what does it profit me? Baptist. When celebrating the inhumanities of the hero, her skirts drop human blood. (3) Swearing. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11. Something more is still to be looked for; a sound understanding, a steady mind, a firm attachment to principle, to virtue, and honour. Is a beautiful maiden, whose voice is enchanting as the song of the nightingale. It is one of the fundamental laws of nature, that our minds should be subject to perpetual modification from the minds of others. 6.PERSEVERANCE 1 Corinthians 15:33, ESV: "Do not be deceived: âBad company ruins good morals.â" 1 Corinthians 15:33, KJV: "Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners." 4. The poet mounts upon the wings of this imperial faculty, and brings back rich treasures from fairy land, and presents them to us in the form of poems and dramas. An engineer, a psychologist, & a theologian were hunting in the wilderness of northern Canada. Moreover there is a kind of talk which blunts the moral feelings and lowers the dignity of man. Let those who have a serious sense of religion bind themselves with the vows of God, and enter on a solemn profession of them at an early period of life. We have people that are morally consumptive, "whose end is destruction." And it cannot be concealed that in most cases the prevalence of infidelity opens the flood gates of all iniquity. Title: New Hope Theme: If weâre not careful, certain social connections can rob us of our doctrinal integrity. 8.PRIVILEGE ...read more, Scripture: The term communications or communication as used in 1 Corinthians 15:33 also refers to socializing or interacting with other people. The intercourse of society must be maintained, without respect to the characters of men, to such an extent as the business of life requires. IT WILL HAVE A PROPORTIONABLE PERNICIOUS INFLUENCE ON OUR FORTUNES. III. DEATH III. We read earlier from God’s Word through the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 that Jesus died, was buried, but rose from the grave and appeared to over 500 people to show He was alive! Yes, we 6.PERSEVERANCE But if, added to this state of rebellion towards God, he has been known in his general commerce with his brethren to be false and treacherous, is it not the height of folly in any individual to expose his family and affairs to his machinations, under the vain hope that he should belie his general conduct to be true to him alone? And to us, my elder brethren, it is a reflection of no common interest — that our folly and imprudence may thus poison the minds of the pure, and introduce guilt and woe into the innocent family of God. WHAT DO WE PUT OUR FAITH IN? 1.PRE-EMINENCE CHAPTER 15. From hence it is that the young and thoughtless imbibe so readily the poison of evil communications, and fall a prey to every seducer. 2. II. Evil communications corrupt good manners - He opposes to the Epicurean saying, a well - known verse of the poet Menander. 1 Corinthians 15:1-58.THE RESURRECTION PROVED AGAINST THE DENIERS OF IT AT CORINTH. Jul 25, 1993. Well let me start off by saying I’m happy you’ve chosen to join us this morning. ...read more, Scripture: Proverbs 17:17 9.PATTERN 9.PATTERN The wise writer particularly addresses his words to a young Every healthy man can easily see that consumptives are gradually approaching the great change; but they tell you they are improving in health, and persist in deceiving themselves to the last. The choice of bad company shows the inclination to evil. OVER AND ABOVE THIS DESIRE OF APPROVAL, CONSIDER THE FORCE OF EXAMPLE. 4. The pencil. 15:33, is that it DOESN'T say you will pick-up their habits, it says it will 'spoil useful habits'. 7.PROCLAMATION Magazine covers feature tips on how to lose 20 pounds in ten days, cosmetic companies promise creams that erase the lines of time on your face and the media continues to bombard us with the idea that we should all look like runway models. To get what 1 Corinthians 15:33 means in detail, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. I failed the first quarter of a class in middle school, so I made a fake report card. 1. There needs decision and watchfulness. Your best friend is God, Jesus Christ Who loves us with equivocating love. But still, we must not, under pretence of yielding to the necessary calls of business, cultivate and cherish that "evil communication" which "corrupts good manners." 33 âDo not be deceived: âEvil company corrupts good habits.â 34 Awake to righteousness, and do not sin; for some do not have the knowledge of God. The Corinthian false teachers seem to have taught that, the body being perishable, sins of the flesh are immaterial and unimportant, and thus to have given countenance to the maxim of Epicureanism, "Let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we die.". I did this every quarter that year. THE MESSAGE This leads us to a tremendous truth for our lives today. In the resurrection of Jesus Christ, God has overcome the dark tomb of our ancient despair with the bright promise of His new hope. Think of the part you are now acting, and of what remains to be, acted, perhaps to be suffered, before you die. 12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? The influence of its example pernicious. Were such meditations often indulged, the evil communications of sinners would die away before them; the force of their poison would evaporate; the world would begin to assume in your eyes a new form and shape. 10.PREMONITION, 10 VITAL TRUTHS CONCERNING THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST Recent archeological expeditions have unearthed surprising discoveries in Europe—families buried together side by side in ancient cemeteries—destroying older ideas about pre-historic man in Europe. As I sometimes do, I kept my notes all along the way, and this series of classes is to a Choose your friends wisely. (2) The theatre, which has been all along one of the principal enemies of the Church: one is the nursery of rectitude, honesty, and charity: the other is the school of infidelity and genteel licentiousness. The influence of the world. The circumstances which chiefly attract the liking and the friendship of youth are vivacity, good humour, engaging manners, and a cheerful or easy temper; qualities, I confess, amiable in themselves, and useful and valuable in their place. You have been frequently exposed to vicious society, and perceived none of these evils. One may have the beauty of Venus and the charms of Cleopatra; and another the figure of Adonis and the polish of Chesterfield, and still be void of "good" manners, What are the genteel habits without religion? 2. "Be not deceived"; you are very ill judges, it may be, of the state of your own minds; you may imagine that you have received no injury, but what has been the effect of such society on your private devotions? Again, God spoke through the 1 Corinthians 15:33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.. 33 Do not be deceived: "Bad company ruins good morals." If you let non-Christians shape your thinking, you will conform â¦ Your favorite Scriptures and sermon ideas, 30 themed church media sets for church services. WHAT ARE THESE EVIL COMMUNICATIONS? 1. No Fooling . Perhaps the first step is to identify the people whom Scripture warns us to beware of. And I’ll tell you why I’m so happy. I. (view less), Denomination: Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat, for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags" (Prov. As to the possibility of separating yourself from ungodly connections. About 25 years ago I began in earnest to examine the features, character and characteristics of the church as it existed in its earliest years. Conclusion: We think we have said enough to warrant us in urging, especially upon the young, the vast importance of taking heed with whom they make their association. Cast your eye backwards on what is past of your life; look forward to what is probably to come. 1 Corinthians 15:33, 2 Corinthians 6:14, Proverbs 27:17, 1 Corinthians 10:15, 1 Corinthians 10:21, 1 Corinthians 5:9-13, Deuteronomy 13:6-11, Proverbs 29:24, Leviticus 24:10-16, Obadiah 1:10-13, Luke 11:23, Joshua 24:15, Proverbs 18:24, James 4:4 she is not always chaste. The Church will willingly receive all such as are desirous of uniting themselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant. Still there is time for repentance and retreat; and a return to wisdom is always honourable. As a farther corrective of evil communications, and as a foundation to those principles which you lay down for conduct, let me advise you sometimes to think seriously of what constitutes real enjoyment and happiness. 1. But, alas! 1 Corinthians 15:12-33 New International Version (NIV) The Resurrection of the Dead. Read Introduction to 1 Corinthians . TO THE CHRISTIAN THOUGH, DEATH IS NOT THE END. ...read more, Scripture: I. Insensibly lowers the tone of morality. ...read more, Scripture: (ESV) 33 Don't fool yourselves. St. Paul's words are borrowed from a heathen writer. 4. ...read more, Scripture: Font Size. By the adduction of false precedents. If your friends are leading you to wreck your life you need to get other friends. Be not deceived By such as deny the doctrine of the resurrection, and by their reasonings about it; or by such libertines who go into the denial of it, and argue from thence in favour of their licentious course of life: evil communications corrupt good manners. By appealing to what is base and selfish in human nature, the champions of error and self indulgence lead especially the young who come under their influence away from the stern steep road of virtue into "the primrose path of dalliance." "Create in me a clean heart, O God," etc. (All Scripture is taken from The New King James Version, unless â¦ This is a brief message given at an inner-city mission in downtown Toronto, to a mixed group. III. 2. A sermon that I hope gives understanding and encouragement to believers, and brings faith to non-believers who might attend our Resurrection Sunday services. The injurious effect of evil communications is not described as taking place in any sudden or striking manner. Your friends will make you or break you so choose wisely! References: 1 Corinthians 15:1-4.âC. DEATH IS NOT SOMETHING THAT WE LIKE TO TALK ABOUT, IT HAS ALWAYS HAD A NEGATIVE MEANING IN THE WORLD. ...read more, Scripture: IT IS DANGEROUS TO OUR QUIET. A summer series looking at wisdom from Proverbs. sheet and decked with flowers which only hide a mass of putrefaction. 1. 1 Corinthians 15:17-19, 1 Corinthians 15:32-34, John 20:1-16. Copyright © 2003-2021 | Outreach, Inc., All rights reserved. Bad company may likewise hurt our advancement in life another way, as it usually involves us in idleness and extravagance, and leads as to dissipate, or, at least, to neglect to improve, the provision bequeathed us by our ancestors. To this I will add the modern saying of "a man is known by the company he keeps.". 1. As parents, we stand firm against ungodly influences that may corrupt our children. It is dangerous to be accustomed to the absence of religion. A clear Gospel presentation! Wesley's 1-corinthians 15:33 Bible Commentary 15:33 Be not deceived - By such pernicious counsels as this.Evil communications corrupt good manners - He opposes to the Epicurean saying, a well - known verse of the poet Menander.Evil communications - Discourse contrary to faith, hope, or love, naturally tends to â¦ In former times the evils of the pen were comparatively small, because only few could read what fewer still could write. The Word of God (Proverbs 4:14, etc., 9:6, 13:6; 2 Peter 2.). What Happens When You Die? Romans 12:9-15, 1 Corinthians 15:33, Proverbs 27:17, Denomination: If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die. Pastor Steve O'Dell brings the first in the series honoring everyday heroes in our community. Maybe this crazy kind of miracle is out of your realm of believing and thinking. To hear the cause of Christ attacked without being in a situation, in a becoming manner, to undertake its defence, must bare an injurious tendency. ...read more, Scripture: 15:33 Be not deceived - By such pernicious counsels as this. 1 Corinthians 15:33, Denomination: A QUESTION THAT HAS PLAGUED HUMANITY SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME, IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DIE. He will feel that there is no affinity between himself and his companions, and it will be very galling to feel himself thus an object of dislike, whilst his desire is to be esteemed. IT IS PREJUDICIAL TO OUR MORALS, AND OF CONSEQUENCE DANGEROUS TO OUR ETERNAL SALVATION. OUTLINE Let me once more advise you to look forward sometimes beyond old age; to look to a future world. Material: a frog, a tadpole, or pictures of a frog and tadpole Look, boys and girls, I brought our friendly frog back to visit with us again. 2. Apples of Sodom, having a charming outside, but an inside of dust; a dead body dressed in a white winding. An eminent man said once, "Paris is France"; it is more correct to say, "The heart is the man"; "As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he." The verse âBad company corrupts good moralsâ is certainly true (1 Corinthians 15:33). Every young man and woman should read the masterpieces of imaginative literature as recreation; yet the greatest admirers of fiction admit that for every good novel there is a dozen bad ones. 4. We sometimes feel a difficulty in understanding why Paul should be so very earnest in insisting on the resurrection of the body. The text is a quotation from the Greek comic playwright Menander, which illustrates 1 Corinthians 9:22, 23.In this sceptical age all teachers should go to the forges of the Philistines to sharpen their intellectual tools, so as to be able to meet their enemies on their own ground. There are tons of theories about 4:17-20). Hence we plainly perceive that there is a preparation in the very nature of society for an assimilation of our minds to the principles and dispositions of those with whom we converse. We mean etiquette; but Paul meant virtue — all that is noble and heroic. I’m going to play a song for about 30 seconds, and for some of you when you hear the first notes, you will know exactly what song this is and to what program it was from. IV. For the sake of our own welfare, for the sake of the family, the Church, and society, it is needful that we should be upon our guard against those evil associations which have a tendency to corrupt even good manners and morals. 3. Your days cannot be entirely spent in company and pleasure. Which have a tendency to taint the purity of the mind by associations of a lascivious and sensual nature. Enter into a covenant with Him, and He will keep thee in all thy ways. Problems in the church from inside and outside sources seem to be a common element that plagues Christians in every age. 1. Introduction: Allow me to warn you that the most gay and pleasing are sometimes the most insidious and dangerous companions. BY THE HABITS OF SOCIETY. 3. Is like a merchant's ship, she bringeth her food from afar. Think of the sacred name in which you were baptized. Which is avowedly and aggressively infidel (2 John 9, 10). Christ's resurrection rests on the evidence of many eye-witnesses, including Paul himself, and is the great fact preached as the groundwork of the Gospel: they who deny the resurrection in general, must deny that of Christ, and the consequence of the latter will be, that Christian preaching â¦ Conversation, if we intend to please and be pleased, should never be a scene of continual dispute; we must either relinquish such society or hold our peace. 5.PRIORITY Seize that sober hour of retirement and silence. Acts 2:43-47, 1 Corinthians 12:1-31, 1 Corinthians 13, 1 Corinthians 11:20-34, 1 Corinthians 11:1-17, James 5:1-8, James 4:1-10, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12, Galatians 3:1-5, Galatians 1:6-10, 1 Corinthians 15:1-58, 1 Corinthians 14:1-40, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13, Romans 1:18-3:20, Acts 11:26, Galatians 2:11-21, Acts 6:1-6, 1 Corinthians 7:1-40, 1 Corinthians 6:15-20, 1 Corinthians 6:1-8, 1 Corinthians 5:1-13, 1 Corinthians 1:17-2:16, 1 Corinthians 1:10-13, Romans 14:1-4, 2 Peter 2:1-22 1. The Bible shows, by precept and example, that God hates the liar (Proverbs 12:22). Then the question is as to the mode of escape. 3. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, between the yearâ¦ This brings me to the next head of discourse; TO SUGGEST SOME MEANS THAT MAY BE USED FOR STOPPING IN TIME THE PROGRESS OF SUCH MISCHIEFS; to point out some remedies against the fatal infection of evil communications. II. They have no internal guide whom they are accustomed to follow and obey; nothing within themselves that can give firmness to their conduct. We might almost dare to say on the strength of the foregoing statements, that in choosing your companions for time you choose your companions for eternity. II. Proverbs, especially, describes a number of foolish behaviors we would do well to avoid when we see them in others: gossip and division (16:28), anger and violence (16:29), lying (12:22), greed (15:27), and lack of compassion (29:7). Our nature is prone to imitation, and practically seeing a thing done is more likely to move us to the doing of the same than any precept we can enforce. (view less), Easter message focusing on Paul and Mary Magdelene, Easter 2018 Certainly we do not condemn mirth and wit; but great care must be taken lest the comic should predominate in us. We may determine what society we will keep, but not what influence that society shall have upon us. Assembly Of God. II. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:42â45. The phrase "good manners" is not used now in the sense in which it is used here. 1 Corinthians 15:33 âDo not be misled: âBad company corrupts good character.ââ Explanation and Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:33. II. 3. This mean habit is too prevalent amongst all grades of society. Proverbs 28:6-10, 1 Samuel 2:12-24, 1 Corinthians 15:33, Matthew 10:16, Denomination: Acts 1:15-26, Acts 2:25-32, Acts 4:1-4, Acts 17:16-19, Acts 4:33, Acts 23:6-10, Acts 23:1-9, Acts 24, Acts 26:22-23, Romans 1:1-7, Romans 6:3-11, 1 Corinthians 15:12-23, 1 Corinthians 15:30-34 The Resurrection of â¦ These obstinately refuse the aid of the Great Physician, until their moral nature falls into the second death. I remember the first time I did a sermon series on Truth after all is stranger than fiction; get good books, read and study them. 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