Category Archives: 2 Corinthians

To one there is given a message of knowledge

If I have the gift of … all knowledge, but do not have love, I am nothing. … And to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. … … Continue reading

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In truthful speech and in the power of God

My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.

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If your gift is to encourage, then give encouragement

So Christ himself gave … the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. … If you have a word of exhortation for the people, please speak.

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Is anything too hard for the Lord?

Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all. … I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours … Continue reading

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Do everything in love

Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it

The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it … he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do. … He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the … Continue reading

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The mind governed by the flesh is death

The mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. … The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned … Continue reading

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Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe

He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. … For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for … Continue reading

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I always do what pleases him

I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart. … So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.

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If you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!

For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly.

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