Category Archives: 2 Corinthians

Into Newness

We were buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.

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His Requirements

Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, declares: “Those who honor me I will honor, but those who despise me will be disdained.

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Memories

One thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead. … No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.

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Addiction

As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins.

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Thanksgiving – 9

Those who regard one day as special do so to the Lord. Those who eat meat do so to the Lord, for they give thanks to God; and those who abstain do so to the Lord and give thanks to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving – 8

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.

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Stress

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair. … We were harassed at every turn—conflicts on the outside, fears within.

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Pain

I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me.

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Reconciliation

We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.

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Illness

Lord, the one you love is sick.

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