Posts with the tag “2-corinthians”

2 Corinthians 13:1-10
October 19th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is writing to the Corinthians before he plans on visiting them again. Like the chapter before this, Paul is discussing the idea of power and authority with the Corinthians. He la...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 11:16-33
October 17th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is describing the trials and tribulations that he has faced throughout his life. He notes the fact that he may sound a bit foolish before he continues to go on somewhat of a rant...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 10:1-18
October 14th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is having to defend his ministry due to a number of Corinthians saying he was bold in his letters but had no authority in person. He even admits that he is timid in person. Just ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 9:6-15
October 13th, 2017
Giving. The concept of giving does not bother our generation. We love supporting charities and missions and good causes and weird causes and niche kickstarters. We sponsor kids and cows and cats.These...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 8:1-15
October 12th, 2017
One of the ways we can live our lives the way Jesus intended is to give generously. Paul explains that giving is a way we can show grace to those around us. Because of this, he doesn't classify giving...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 7:2-16
October 9th, 2017
Paul is writing to the Corinthians in this passage about repentance. He is writing them to explain a previous letter of rebuke he had written to them earlier in 2 Corinthians 2:3, 4. Paul starts this ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 6:3-13
October 7th, 2017
 When we identify as a Christian to the public we open ourselves up for a lot of judgment from nonbelievers and unfortunately fellow believers as well. It is extremely important to understand the weig...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 5:11-21
October 4th, 2017
Paul is stating the importance of Jesus' righteousness being used to cover our sins. Additionally, he talks about why reconciliation is so important. Reconciliation is crucial because Jesus gives us t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 5:1-10
October 3rd, 2017
In this passage, Paul is explaining the difference between our earthly body and eternal body. He explains that in our current bodies we grow weary, but our eternal bodies will be completely perfect. P...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 4
October 2nd, 2017
In 2 Corinthians 4, Paul uses the entire passage to encourage the Corinthians to persevere. Twice in this chapter Paul tells the Corinthians "not to lose heart" in their affliction. Paul reminds the C...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 3:7-18
September 29th, 2017
In this passage, Paul exclaims that the glory of the Holy Spirit, who came to be in fellowship with believers after Jesus ascended into Heaven, far surpasses the glory of the 10 Commandments.This is s...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 2:5-11
September 28th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is addressing a situation in Corinth, where someone led a rebellion against Paul in order to preach their own false gospel. Paul says that this person didn't harm him, but brough...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 1:12-24
September 26th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is still informing the Corinthian church why he is writing to them, and why he intends to visit them again soon, but not at the original time he said he would. He tells the Corin...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 1:3-11
September 26th, 2017
Hard times are bound to happen in life; yours might not mean mortal peril like Paul’s but all of us will experience dejection, hopelessness and isolation at some point. Adversity is so central to life...  Read More
by Devon McCoy