Category Archives: 2Corinthians

A Lesson in Kingdom Economics

Common wisdom today is that money makes money by being invested. The days of savings accounts and compound interest as a means to putting our money to work are long gone. And, the way we measure how good our investments … Continue reading

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The Difference the Joy of the Lord Makes

Hovering over the first few verses of 2Corinthians 8 this morning and thinking about an intriguing dynamic and the difference the joy of the Lord can make. We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has … Continue reading

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In It Together

Chewing on 2Corinthians 7 this morning. And trying to imagine it playing out in our modern context. For see what earnestness this godly grief has produced in you, but also what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what … Continue reading

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An Eternal Weight of Glory (A 2014 Rerun)

This morning I’m reminded again why I so enjoy the reading plan that has guided me, from cover to cover, through the Bible each year for over the past 12 years. Because it keeps bringing me back to truths and … Continue reading

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Another Metamorphosis Dynamic

Metamorphosis. To change form. To transform. Looks like the root Greek word for metamorphosis is found four times in the New Testament. Twice the word is used to describe Jesus’ transfiguration on the mount, when He changed form physically as … Continue reading

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The Aroma of Christ to God

What a big difference a little word can make. That’s the case as I noodle on a picture Paul paints in 2Corinthians. But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads … Continue reading

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Another “Me Too!”

I don’t hear a lot about it in the news these days, but I’m thinking the #MeToo movement continues to make a much needed difference in how casual our culture has become with sexual harassment and how pervasive the reality … Continue reading

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