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PARADOX                                                                      

(Chapter Outline)                                                                                   

2COR 6,8-10                                                                                   

 

DEF: PARADOX- TWO SIMILAR IDEAS THAT APPEAR OPPOSITE, 

OR TWO OPPOSITES THAT APPEAR SIMILAR

 
Page Key Verses
53     I) OPPOSITES
                A) Ironies of the Bible 2Cor 6,8-10
                            1) Ironies Pertaining to Life And Death
                            2) Pertaining to Freedom And Bondage
                            3) Contradicting Your Own Standards
                            4) This is what I Used To Think
54                        5) The law was made for sinners
55            B) Opposites That Are The Inverse Of Each Other
                            1) Lose By Gaining Mat 16-25,26
                                    a) Gain the world to lose your soul
56                       2) Kingdom Of God Is Opposite of The World System
                                    a) He who humbles himself shall be exalted
                                    b) Less your flesh lives the more your spirit lives
                 *** Other Forms Of Kingdom Versus World Concepts ***
57             *** Contrast Between Wisdom And Folly ***
58            C) Two implied meanings Jn 2-19
62     II) ANOMALIES (Departure from the general rule)
                A) Being cleaver Mat 10-16
                            1) Responding With Wisdom To Your Enemies
                            2) Being Careful What You Say
                B) Righteous deception (Pure, but hidden motive) 2The 2-11,12
                            1) God Is Deceptive
                                    a) Deceiving unbelievers
63                        2) Church Is Deceptive
                                    a) Church deceives unbelievers
                                    b) Church deceives believers
                C) Sarcasm Lk 16-9
                            1) Going to extremes
                            2) Being Pretentious
                            3) Sarcastic From Being Emotional
                            4) Addressing The Fool
64            D) Limits of God Heb 11-6
                            1) God Cannot Tolerate Sin
                                    a) God cannot tolerate unbelief
                E) Weakness of God 1Cor 1-25
                            1) God Subjects Himself To Human Frailty
                F) God helps Satan Mat 4-1
65            G) Jesus brings division Mat 10-34
                H) Satan brings unity Lk 23-12
                I) Satan glorifies God