Chapter # 1 Paragraph # 1 Study # 1
June 20, 2010
Dayton, Texas
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Introduction: Every legitimate "Bible" study has some underwritten assumptions behind it. In regard to "man", his unending existence undergirds everything. The author of our current book wrote in another letter, "if existence does not go on without end, the actions of life are reduced to simply attempting to make the most of the moment" (1 Corinthians 15:32). The "Bible" stands against this fluid flexibility with both strong encouragement to those who refuse to compromise true principle in the face of opposition even to the point of death and with strong denunciation of those who can never be counted upon to hold fast in the crunch. Given this fundamental issue, there are a few other issues involved.