Category Archives: 2 Corinthians

November 25 – By Faith or by Sight – Leave Your Past Behind

When Vicki and I moved here 18 years ago, we felt the uncertainty of not knowing anyone. Maybe you know that feeling of moving from the familiar to the unfamiliar. It’s precisely what Abraham and Sarah did, leaving friends, family, … Continue reading

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September 27 – Heaven FAQ’s – Is Heaven really that great?

Read 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 and Philippians 1:23 “From the beginning, God had a shining dream in his heart. He would make people to share his forever happiness. They would be his children and the world would be their perfect home.” … Continue reading

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September 18 – Heaven FAQ’s – When does a person go to heaven?

Read 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10 On a Friday afternoon, in Granny’s kitchen in St. Charles, Missouri, Kelly and I were trying to get some lunch into Mattie before we put him down for a nap. Despite the semi hectic back and … Continue reading

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September 5 – The God Who Comes Through – Revealing Glory and Transforming People

Read Exodus 34:29-35 (cf 2 Corinthians 3:12-18) Going back to school in the midst a pandemic is tough.  I have been volunteering and subbing in a school since my retirement 8 years ago so I know many of the students … Continue reading

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April 30 – Jesus: The Resurrection and the Life – Why Being New Matters

Read 2 Corinthians 4:1-6:2 He spoke at Creation, that first day amid the darkness and formless. “Let there be light,” and there was light. (Gen. 1:3) He spoke light with a Word, and it was. The Word created light and life. … Continue reading

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April 27 – Because He Lives – We Live Too

Read 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 A baby arrived and they called Him Jesus. God called Him God With Us. Immanuel. God revealing Himself and sticking around. God taking the blame for the sin we have lived in, the sin we have served, then conquering death with … Continue reading

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January 27 – God’s Will – God’s will and enough grace

Read 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 In the previous chapter, Paul gave quite a list of difficulties he had experienced as a servant of Christ.  But, rather than whining about them because God owed him a bed of roses, he seemed to embrace … Continue reading

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January 26 – God’s Will – God’s will and my troubles

Read 2 Corinthians 11:16-33 “And this is what I get as one of your children?”  “This is the thanks I receive for the ways I served you?” Though you may have never verbally expressed those statements to God, they may have … Continue reading

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January 22 – God’s Will – God’s will and my peace

Read 2 Corinthians 2:12-17 Often when we desire to know the will of God, we are asking Him to make His leading clear to us.  Perhaps we are at a fork in the road, uncertain of which path to take. Paul … Continue reading

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January 9 – The uncomfortable truth about trouble: God is complicit!

Read: Genesis 37:26-28 & Genesis 45:4-5; Job 2:1-8; II Corinthians 12:7-10; I Cor. 2:7-8 This is our second day of venturing out into uncomfortable waters concerning the connection between God and trouble. Yesterday we contemplated God’s sovereign control over everything. Today’s truth is perhaps even more uncomfortable! … Continue reading

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