Monthly Archives: October 2018

Disciple

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 4 (day three) “What is seen is temporary.” Paul said it earlier: “The world in its present form is passing away.”  The pattern of this age, the stopgaps, the diversions, the workarounds—all of what we think of … Continue reading

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Light

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 4 (day two) For God, who said, “Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face … Continue reading

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Death at work

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 4 (day one) “We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed. . .always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus. . . So death works in us, but life (works) in you.”–v 8, 10-12. Ministry … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 1:12-24, 2:1-11 (day seven) Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and anointed us is God, who also sealed us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts as a pledge. -2 Cor. 1:21-22 God … Continue reading

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Good Work

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 1:12-24, 2:1-11 (day six) “…we work with you for your joy,” 2 Corinthians 1:24 It is comforting to think the heart of Paul’s intent was their joy. Those are the kinds of words a father says to … Continue reading

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The Speed of Unity

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 1:12-24, 2:1-11 (day five) 2:3 This is the very thing I wrote you, so that when I came, I would not have sorrow from those who ought to make me rejoice; having confidence in you all that … Continue reading

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Be Reconciled

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 1:12-24, 2:1-11 (day four) Paul had been wronged…falsely accused…by a member of the Corinthian church.  He wrote to the church urging correction and discipline for the offender.  A majority of the church was in favor of discipline, … Continue reading

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Pause

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 1:12-24, 2:1-11 (day three)  “It was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.” Paul was right about the Corinthian church. He was right, and history would bear him out. It would have … Continue reading

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Integrity

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 1:12-24, 2:1-11 (day two)  For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the … Continue reading

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In this together

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 1:12-24, 2:1-11 (day one) Paul and the Corinthians did not have an easy marriage.  If “it don’t come easy, should you let it go” (Tanya Tucker)? “No”, said Paul.  Some relationships are worth the hard work required.  … Continue reading

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