Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

2 Corinthians

Times Of Greatest Growth

2 CORINTHIANS 1:8-10 – For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. 9 Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who…

The Subtle Work Of Distractions

2 CORINTHIANS 11:3 – But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ. THEME OF THE DAY. THE SUBTLE WORK OF DISTRACTIONS. In our daily battles against sin, the world, and the devil, there is a real and present spiritual danger that requires a…

Put Feet On It

2 CORINTHIANS 2:8 – So I beg you to reaffirm your love for him. THEME OF THE DAY. PUT FEET ON IT. Sometimes in reading our Bibles we may quickly rush over verses which don’t really seem to say much on the surface, but if pondered, say a lot. Today’s scripture is one of them. The setting is the Apostle Paul pleading…

We Get To Give

2 CORINTHIANS 1:3-4 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. THEME OF THE DAY. WE GET…

God’s Fear And The Christian Life

2 CORINTHIANS 7:1 – Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God. THEME OF THE DAY. GOD’S FEAR AND THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. There is nothing we do in life that lacks a motive. Even the routine things in life. It might be simply just…

He Is Always Enough

2 CORINTHIANS 12:8-10 – Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of…