Category Archives: 2 Corinthians

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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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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