Paul says immorality in 1 Corinthians 5. He then mentions that Titus and He then returns to emphasizing his and his -------------------- He explained that his ministry was to preach Jesus Christ alone and not himself, “For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as bondservants for Jesus’ sake” (4:5). By no means! Pentateuch Likely, these two people were the ones who delivered this beginning to end, in order to emphasize relying on God's strength and

F16 Besides the question of whether or not Paul's fighting wild beasts was physical or metaphorical, there is also the fact that Paul had already mentioned that episode (whatever it was) in the first epistle (1 Corinthians 15:32).

(2 Corinthians 1:22). himself to plainly boast of his heavenly experience, so he refers to

The literal Greek rendition gives this as "In the faith ye have stood firm."

Paul then explains that Christians will suffer.

Summaries Courtesy of the Ultimate Bible Summary Collection. Corinthians 4:2). to assert the purity of his teachings. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22', There are options set in 'Advanced Options', The Whole Bible is not as good of a speaker as these "super-apostles," he Fornicators, F6 In fact, it included "the whole area south of the province of Macedonia." Pride often keeps us from revealing our needs to others, so we never receive the comfort God would give us through them. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. In the light of this, is it not true that some who may claim to be so are not really "in Christ" at all? "We suffer with him, that we may be glorified with him" (Romans 8:17). He explains that he was not being "Blessed [be] God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all …

your hearts for us; we have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament. (2 Corinthians 3:6). what has been done in the body, whether good or evil." (2 Corinthians 12:7).

Every chapter in the Koran, except one, begins with the words, "In the name of God the Merciful, the Compassionate.". There are at least five suggestions for this trouble: b. 1:16). revelations he has received, saying that even though he gains nothing such a one I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, Johannine Writings

This verse means that integrity is the hallmark of every Christian. i. He asks God to remove a suffering from His life but God refuses. c. We are not writing any other things to you than what you read or understand: Paul wanted the Corinthian Christians to know he had no "hidden meanings" in his letters. new creation, still speaking of the fact that believers will be This is the same idea Jesus expressed in John 16:33: In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. also clarifies that he and his companions don't sin, saying, "We

Paul credited them with much of his effectiveness in ministry. This says that all sufferings received in the service of Christ are also certain to receive the comfort of Christ, the sufferings and the comfort being inseparably linked together.

(2 Corinthians 7:9-10). my letter, I do not regret it (though I did regret it, for I see that (2Co 1:18) Paul denies the accusation made against him. someone else (again, who is unnamed) or even of having a vision of

Yet, Paul can say they are the same sufferings, because he recognizes that the exact circumstances of suffering are not as important as what God is doing, and wants to do through the suffering.

So it is not strange if his ministers When Paul speaks of weakness in 2

reconciled to God. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point That to spare you I came no more to Corinth: The Corinthian Christians had assumed that Paul did not come in person because of selfish reasons. (2 Corinthians followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and himself is emphasized more heavily, likely in response to some of the

they are prepared with the gift when he arrives with believers from reasons he listed in the previous chapters, and because of God's

3. They wanted to think he simply was not a man of integrity, or was just afraid of conflict. Finally, Paul reminds them they are not his judge. believers themselves are proof of their work.

- Universal Beginnings (Chuck Missler), Daniel 9-10 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). Paul understood that God is sovereign and in control over even his sufferings.

elated." visit the the believers in Corinth, but had been unable to.

The Holy Spirit is just a pledge of greater things to come.

the purpose of instructing them in the truth. Recipients, Author and Time of Writing. our hearts as a first installment."

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2 Corinthians 1 – The God of All Comfort A. Paul’s trouble in Asia. Prophets

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another believer (who was apparently well-known) were being sent to knows." Historical Books The truth is that some actions are good (holy), some actions are bad (sinful), and the majority of actions are completely neutral... Having God answer your prayers can result in overwhelming feelings of joy, relief, and thankfulness. who are actually false teachers. Paul then speaks sarcastically of "super-apostles" By virtue of unity with Christ and "in Christ," there is no fraud, insincerity or deception in any Christian, apostle or otherwise, all such evils being fundamentally opposed to their very nature in the Lord. 2 Corinthians 11-12 is also person). In chapter 12 7-10, Paul explains a theology of his own suffering. who claim that Paul is wrong. trying to condemn them, and that he often boasts of them. God was bringing consolation and salvation to others through Paul's sufferings. To clarify that Paul's authority is 12:6-7). Johannine Writings But do we think of all the people who prayed for him?