Category Archives: 2 Corinthians

“I will make you like my signet ring, for I have chosen you,” declares the Lord Almighty

Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.

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“I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters,” says the Lord Almighty

When the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. Because you are his sons, God sent the … Continue reading

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What must I do to be saved?

Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart … Continue reading

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The commandments … are summed up: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. … Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, … Continue reading

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We boast in the hope of the glory of God

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts … Continue reading

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Be pure and blameless

Do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Urge the younger women … Continue reading

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A heart at peace gives life to the body

Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you. … The Lord … blesses his people with peace. … Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. … … Continue reading

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Rejoice in the Lord

Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise … A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. … I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while … Continue reading

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Endure hardship as discipline

And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as children?It says,  “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, because the Lord disciplines those he … Continue reading

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Do not lose heart

Be careful, keep calm and don’t be afraid. … This is what the Sovereign LORD says: … “If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all. … Do not lose heart or be afraid when rumors … Continue reading

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