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“14: Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him? (I Cor. 11, cp. Rom. 1: 24-28)..


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What Does "Nature" Teach? “14: Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him? (I Cor. 11, cp. Rom. 1: 24-28). What Does "Nature" Teach? Comments on “nature” (phusis):
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What Does "Nature" Teach? “14: Doth not even nature itself show you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a disgrace unto him? (I Cor. 11, cp. Rom. 1: 24-28).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? Remarks on “nature” (phusis): “…the nature of things, the power, laws, order…the local feeling of propriety….” “…guided by their common feeling of what is correct and fitting, Rom. 2: 14…” ( Thayer’s Greek-English Lexicon , pg. 660). Thayer talks about “nature” (phusis) being utilized as a part of restriction to what is immense, anomalous, and unreasonable ( Ibid .).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? “ … phusis from phuo, ‘to deliver, produce,’ means (a) ‘the nature’ (i.e., the normal forces of constitution) of a man or thing,” (W.E. Vine). Paul alluded to that which is “against nature” (Rom. 1: 26). Likewise, to doing “by nature” (Rom. 2: 14).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? “14. Doth not even nature itself, and so on.? It is nature's course of action that men ought to wear short hair, and a lady long. For a man to have long hair and a lady to be shorn are infringement of nature's teachings” (B.W. Johnson, People’s Commentary ). Dwindle composed of “divine nature” (2 Pet. 1: 4).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? “…Here (I Cor. 11: 14, dm) it implies local feeling of appropriateness (cf. Romans 2: 24) notwithstanding negligible custom, yet one that lays on the target contrast in the constitution of things” (A. T. Robertson, Word Pictures in the New Testament ).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? At the point when one contemplates the universe and all in that, there is reliable agreement, law, and request. To such an extent that without such (phusis), aggregate breakdown would happen (cp. Jas. 3: 12). Subsequently, God is not “…the creator of confusion” (I Cor. 14: 33).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? Each aspect and highlight of creation bespeaks knowledge, request, and congruity (development of “nature,” phusis). To such an extent, that “nature” (phusis) gives knowledge (Rom. 1: 18-20). Pretty much as “all things” announce by their extremely characteristic multifaceted nature and “nature” the certainty of clever creation, they likewise furnish us with restricted training (cp. Rom. 1: 16).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? “1: The sky announce the magnificence of God; and the atmosphere sheweth his handywork. 2: Day unto day uttereth discourse, and night unto night sheweth information. 3: There is no discourse nor dialect, where their voice is not listened. 4: Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the apocalypse. In them hath he set a sanctuary for the sun…” (Ps. 19).

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The Reality of God “The sky proclaim the greatness of God; and the atmosphere sheweth his handywork” ( Ps. 19: 1 ).

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The Reality of God The endless stars ( Gen. 15: 5 ).

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The Reality of God The earth is suspended ( Job 26: 7 ).

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The Reality of God The profound's wellsprings ( Gen. 7: 11 ).

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The Reality of God The ocean's ways ( Ps. 8: 8 ).

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The Reality of God Species produce after kind ( Gen. 1: 21-23 ).

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The Reality of God Life in the blood ( Lev. 17: 10-16 ).

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The Reality of God “Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, in light of the fact that thou hast seen me, thou hast trusted: favored are they that have not seen, but have believed” ( John 20: 29 ).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? Configuration shows a Designer 1. Genesis 1: 1. A. Acts 14: 14-17.

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What Does "Nature" Teach? Creation shows clever configuration 1. Creation yells insight at each level (cp. Ps. 19: 1).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? Creation shows request and absence of contumacy. 1. I Corinthians 14: 33, 40. A. I Thessalonians 5: 21, Ephesians 5: 10, 11, Romans 12: 1, 2. Acts 19: 32; I Cor. 1: 10-13.

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What Does "Nature" Teach? The world uncovers relationship 1. All things appear to be identical Creator and there is reliance (Gen. 1, nature). “One blood” (Acts 17: 22-29).

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What Does "Nature" Teach? The built up request (“nature”) shows love and procurement 1. Acts 14: 14, 15. A. Matt. 6: 25-34.

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What Does "Nature" Teach? Nature pronounces an end 1. God maintains all things (Col. 1: 14-18, Heb. 1: 2, 3). Be that as it may, everything is running down (Heb. 1: 10-12, 2 Cor. 4: 16). 2 Peter 3: 10-14.

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What Does "Nature" Teach? The built up request of things recommends obligation 1.The sun, earth, stars, climate, trees, the hydrology circle, all have an obligation (cp. Eccl. 1: 5-7). In addition, man has an intrinsic obligation to perform – Eccl. 12: 13, 14.

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What Does "Nature" Teach? Conclusion: God needs man taught. There is “nature” educating