2 Corinthians 6: Come Out, Be Separate

14 Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? … 17 Therefore, “Come out from them...

2 Corinthians 5: Christ’s Love Compels Us

13 If we are “out of our mind,” as some say, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you.   Awaiting the New Body 1 For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is de...

2 Corinthians 4: Treasure in Jars of Clay

16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory tha...

2 Corinthians 3: A Letter

2 You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everyone. 3 You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit o...

2 Corinthians 2: Pleasing Aroma

14 But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere. 15 For we are to God the pleasing ar...

2 Corinthians: New Covenant Ministry

This is the most personal and revealing of Paul’s NT letters.  In it he opens his heart to the believers of Corinth, many of whom are still critical of him.  But he must share openly to commun...

2 Corinthians 1: Yes and Amen

For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God. 21 Now it is God who makes both us an...

1 Corinthians 15: Resurrection in God’s Time

2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain.  3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ d...