Category Archives: Correction & Counsel

No

Re:Verse reading 2 Corinthian 12:1-10 (day seven) Paul asking for relief in 2 Corinthians 12:8, “Concerning this (thorn) I implored the Lord three times that it might leave me.” which sounds an awful lot like Jesus in the Garden of … Continue reading

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For Christ’s Sake

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (Day six) For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. 2 Corinthians 12:10 Christ’s power turns the world on its … Continue reading

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Thankful for God’s Love

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (Day Five)    Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may dwell in me. Why was Paul thankful (glad) for the love of God? Because God’s love does … Continue reading

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Give Thanks

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (day four, Thanksgiving Day) Sing to the Lord a new song; Sing to the Lord, all the earth.  Sing to the Lord, bless His name; proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day.  Tell … Continue reading

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Hubris

Re:Verse reading 2 Corinthian 12:1-10 (day three) To keep me from becoming conceited… Can you be trusted with power?  Whether it’s a car engine or a piece of exclusive news, the opportunities to exercise power over others exert a strong … Continue reading

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Sometimes NO

Re:Verse reading 2 Corinthian 12:1-10 (day two)  Concerning this I implored the Lord three times that it might leave me. vs. 8 Sometimes God says no. Intellectually we understand this. We can’t get everything we want or ask for, right? We … Continue reading

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Proof

Re:Verse reading 2 Corinthian 12:1-10 (day one) “I refrain (from boasting) so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me and hears from me.”–v 5. Something my grandmother said.  Yours too, probably.  “The proof is … Continue reading

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Authority

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 10 (day seven) For even if I boast somewhat further about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be put to shame, for I do not … Continue reading

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Seeing

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 10 (day six) “…when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they are without understanding.” 2 Corinthians 10:12b Referring to Jesus, John wrote, “No one has seen God; the only God who … Continue reading

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Making the Mind, Mind

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 10 (day five)  Paul uses an interesting phrase as he reveals the strategy for the warfare against culture and worldly things. “and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,” The battleground is in … Continue reading

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