Re: "Perfect"?

From: Carlton L. Winbery (
Date: Fri Nov 03 1995 - 14:30:24 EST

Eric Vaughn wrote;
>The purpose
>of these gifts were to bring the Lord's message into
>the world and confirm it. When the message was completed,
>that which was done in part (vs 9) ceased because we
>no longer need miraculous revelation.
Perhaps a better understanding of TO TELEION, especially when mentioned as
"coming" is eschatalogical. All those things that are EK MEROUS "in part"
are judged beside the ultimate, the parousia. That which remains into the
age is what really matters, faith, hope, and love.

Carlton Winbery
Prof. Religion
LA College,
fax (318) 442-4996

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