Category Archives: 2Corinthians

Content? Really?

Been hovering over one of those “shadow” verses. You know, the verse right after the one that everybody knows. Verses like John 3:17 . . . Philippians 1:22 . . . Ephesians 2:10. Verses like 2Corinthians 12:10. For the sake … Continue reading

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First to the Lord

Is seems that, by any measure, the churches in the province of Macedonia weren’t particularly well off churches. In fact, for most they would have been known for the affliction they endured and the poverty they dealt with. Their trials … Continue reading

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Beyond All Comparison

Honestly, do the math and it doesn’t seem to add up. Afflicted in every way + Perplexed + Persecuted + Struck down + Bodies so beat up they look more and more like Jesus’ when He died . . . … Continue reading

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The Veil Removed

He was not to be denied. Wouldn’t be ignored. Nobody, but nobody, was going to “Shush!” him. The blind beggar, Bartimaeus, saw an opportunity (pun intended). And by faith–a loud, boisterous, crying out faith–he was going to seize it. “Jesus, … Continue reading

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Paradise U

Enjoyed hovering over some thoughts from 2010 this morning after my readings. Took on a little deeper meaning now that we have someone “on campus” . . . Let’s face it, for some, the university they graduated from is a … Continue reading

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Weak Like Paul

Paul was in a battle. Not so much a battle for himself, but a battle for the hearts of those who were being drawn away from the things of Christ. The enemy forces were a group of fake apostles, those … Continue reading

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Generous in Every Way

Don’t know exactly why the Spirit has determined to put this on my radar this morning, but evidently He does. As I think about it, I’m probably still getting comfortable with 2Corinthians 8 and 9. I’ve never been a big … Continue reading

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