Tag Archives: 2 Corinthians 4-5

Summary/application for 2 Corinthians 4-5:

  Believers can face life with confidence, knowing that the power of the gospel can be revealed through unworthy, weak and frail Disciples. What do you think of Paul’s comparing the original creation of light to the light God sends … Continue reading

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A Disciples purpose is to reveal the glory of God –

2 Corinthians 4:13-15 NASB..13 But having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, “I believed, therefore I spoke,” we also believe, therefore we also speak, V.13 Paul quoted a line from Psalm 116:10: “I believed, therefore I spoke.” … Continue reading

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Focus on the eternal not the temporary-

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 NASB..16 Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.  V.16 despite weakness and suffering we do not give up because of God’s power … Continue reading

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Live to demonstrate the power of God –

 2 Corinthians 4:7-9 NASB..7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves; In Paul’s illustration, the point was not to keep the treasure hidden, but … Continue reading

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Proclaim the Gospel of Jesus as Lord –

 2 Corinthians 4:5-6 NASB..5 For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus’ sake. V.5 Paul did not preach about himself but the Lord Jesus Christ. Lord means that He is Creator and … Continue reading

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God the Father, Jesus and the Holy Spirit are one –

 2 Corinthians 4:3-4 NLT 3 If the Good News we preach is hidden behind a veil, it is hidden only from people who are perishing. 4 Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe. They … Continue reading

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Desire to please the Lord and be prepared for the judgment seat in heaven

 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 NLT.. 6 So we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord.  As Disciples we confidently know that our souls [we] are in our body and … Continue reading

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