The unique name is inspired by a Bible verse in II Corinthians
that compares humans to clay jars.
The press release notes that the 32nd General Assembly will run under the theme: Consolidating National Reconciliation and Unity: Imperative for Sustainable Growth and Development with Texts drawn from II Corinthians
5:18 to 20 and Genesis 1:1 to 2 and 4.
The following week, I went back to the church and the pastor delivered a sermon on II Corinthians
5:17 (NIV) -"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, they are a new creature.
Unfortunately, the most verbose paper starts off the collection: a close reading of Paul by Anders Klostergaard Petersen, which examines Othering in ii Corinthians
and only manages to produce one concrete case.
Phrases derived from or popularised by the King James Bible Let there be light - Gen 1:3 Turned the world upside down - Acts 17:6 Escaped with the skin of my teeth - Job 19:20 The root of the matter - Job 19:28 Be horribly afraid - Jeremiah 2:12 Stand in awe - Psalms 4:4 How are the mighty fallen - II Samuel 1:19 Killed the fatted calf - Luke 15:27 Blessed are the peacemakers - Matthew 5:9 Fell flat on his face - Numbers 2:31 A lamb to the slaughter - Isaiah 53:7 Put words in his mouth - Exodus 4:15 A thorn in the flesh - II Corinthians
12:7 Suffer little children - Luke 18:16 There was no room for them in the inn - Matthew
PHRASES which are derived from or popularised by the King James Bible include: 'let there be light' - Gen 1:3 'turned the world upside down' - Acts 17:6 'escaped with the skin of my teeth' - Job 19:20 'the root of the matter' - Job 19:28 'be horribly afraid' - Jeremiah 2:12 'stand in awe' - Psalms 4:4 'how are the mighty fallen' - II Samuel 1:19 'killed the fatted calf' - Luke 15:27 'blessed are the peacemakers' - Matthew 5:9 'fell flat on his face' - Numbers 2:31 'a lamb to the slaughter' - Isaiah 53:7 'put words in his mouth' - Exodus 4:15 'a thorn in the flesh' - II Corinthians
12:7 'suffer little children' - Luke 18:16 'there was no room for them in the inn' - Matthew 2:7
The markings include "2COR4:6" and "JN8:12", referring to verses in the books of II Corinthians
With the Apostle Paul (II Corinthians
) we are called to reject debate and approach preaching "in weakness and in fear and in much trembling" to point to the power of God's Spirit.
"God loves a cheerful giver," II Corinthians
9:7 tells us.
Shakespeare's special familiarity with the marginal notes of the Geneva Bible has been known at least since 1905 when Carter documented the influence of such Genevan notes as those at I Thessalonians 5:19, I Corinthians 6:9, II Corinthians
12:4, and Isaiah 66:24(1) in several Shakespeare plays.
The old has gone and the new has come." II Corinthians
5, verse 17.