How can a Christian be a partner with one who doesn't believe?" Amos 3:3, NKJV says, "Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?Carefully examining both external and internal evidence surrounding the letter, he sketches out the historical, theological, and apologetic significance an earlier dating would have.His scholarship sheds new light on the dating questions that plague this early document and offers insight into the structural history of the post apostolic church. Scripture passages are tagged to appear on mouse-over, and all cross-references link to the other resources in your digital library, making this collection even more powerful and even easier to access than ever before.In a dating relationship don't be exclusive—care about others too. "Next, learn to put aside your own desires so that you will become patient and godly, gladly letting God have his way with you. Don't keep looking at my sins—erase them from Your sight.This will make possible the next step, which is for you to enjoy other people and to like them, and finally you will grow to love them deeply." What to avoid on dates. "Be decent and true in everything you do so that all can approve your behavior. Create in me a new, clean heart, O God, filled with clean thoughts and right desires.Date of Writing: The Book of 2 Corinthians was very likely written approximately A. It was then that he stayed one and a half years, the first time he was allowed to stay in one place as long as he wished.A record of this visit and the establishment of the church is found in Acts 18:1-18.
Paul also sought to vindicate his apostleship, as some in the church had likely questioned his authority (2 Corinthians 13:3).
"Run from anything that gives you the evil thoughts that young men often have, but stay close to anything that makes you want to do right.
Have faith and love, and enjoy the companionship of those who love the Lord and have pure hearts." It is unwise to date someone who doesn't love God. "Don't be teamed with those who do not love the Lord, for what do the people of God have in common with the people of sin? And what harmony can there be between Christ and the devil?
You surround me with songs of victory." God has a mate for you.
Clement of Rome’s First Epistle to the Corinthians is a supremely valuable historical document.