Tag Archives: 2 Corinthians

Paul received a thorn in flesh to keep him humble –

2 Corinthians 12:2,4,7a..2 I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago—whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows—such a man… 4b heard inexpressible words, which a man is … Continue reading

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Grace giving is multiplied bountifully  

2 Corinthians 9:6-11.. 6 Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. I grew up on small farm and recognize the example from agriculture. If we invest sparingly … Continue reading

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The Lord hates pride and temporal living

 Proverbs 6:16-19 AMP.. 16 These six things the Lord hates; Indeed, seven are repulsive to Him: 17a A proud look [the attitude that makes one overestimate oneself and discount others], “In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all … Continue reading

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Spiritual Declaration [Leaving the past behind me]

Philippians 3:13-14 Today I am stepping across the line. I’m tired of waffling and I’m finished with wavering, I’ve made my choice, the verdict is in, and my decision is irrevocable. I’m going God’s way. There’s no turning backing now! … Continue reading

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Summary/application 2 Corinthians 5-6:

  Have you made the great exchange of your sin for the righteousness of God and now live eternally? Being honest with yourself and God, what is your true motive for living? Do you find that your motives are hard … Continue reading

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Disciples are to be ambassadors for Jesus –

2 Corinthians 5:20a Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, In vv.18-19 Paul said God 18c“gave us the ministry of reconciliation” and 19a“He has committed to us the word of reconciliation”. Paul reinforces this responsibility by calling Disciples “ambassadors for Christ” in … Continue reading

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Reconciled for a ministry of reconciliation – 

 2 Corinthians 5:18-19.. 18 Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, “Now all these things are from God” summarizes Paul’s declaration that salvation is a spiritual rebirth … Continue reading

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