Category Archives: 2 Corinthians

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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January 4 – God uses crisis to move people – Changing hearts

Read: Acts 9:15-16; Acts 14:22; II Cor. 11:23-29 Saul of Tarsus. The best of the best. Sincere. Zealous. Smart. Highly educated. Passionate in his zeal for God. And dead wrong. Suffering is central to Saul’s story. It starts with him inflicting suffering on the church … Continue reading

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December 31 – Life Verses – 2 Corinthians 5:21

Read 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 2 Corinthians 5:21 When I think about a “life verse,” what instantly comes … Continue reading

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December 17 – GIVE JOY – Made new

Read 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” There’s just something about having Jesus as the leader of your life that just changes you! Around … Continue reading

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December 7 – GIVE JOY – God’s surprising nature

Read 2 Corinthians 8:7-9 “…though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.” If anyone deserved to think a lot about themselves, it was Jesus. He was God in … Continue reading

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September 18 – Grace – Sufficient Grace

Read 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 “If the goal is dependence, weakness is a strength.” That statement fits today’s reading about God’s grace. Let’s try to understand the context of the reading a little better. Believers in Corinth had become critical of … Continue reading

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August 4 – His story: Man’s rescue – The Judgment Seat of Christ

Read 2 Corinthians 5:1-21 The One who spoke creation into existence with a word spoke the sin in my heart into righteousness with the Word, Jesus Christ. God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we … Continue reading

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