Category Archives: 2Corinthians

Paul’s Anxiety

Busted! Found out! Tripped up by his own words. If CNN were around then they’d be playing the sound bite over and over again. And, at the bottom of the screen the ticker tape banner would scroll from right to … Continue reading

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The Weapons of our Warfare

Got one of those 911 type of calls from a friend last night. Potential for some stormy weather on the homefront. Earlier in the day a fuse had been lit and, knowing himself, he didn’t want to throw any gas … Continue reading

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For We Know

For many of us, uncertainty adds points to the stress chart. Oh, we know that no day dawns with any guarantees, but we’re most comfortable when this dawn breaks with expectations that the day ahead of us will be much … Continue reading

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Drinking Deep at an Oasis

It occurs to me this morning that some portions of Scripture are like an oasis. When times are good, when there’s lots of rain in the land, it’s easy to pass right by them. Sure, you take notice of their … Continue reading

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A Reminder

We interrupt our regularly scheduled pandemic for this important reminder . . . We all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this … Continue reading

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Aroma Ministry

I honestly don’t know much about it, other than, that for some, it’s a thing. I’m aware of aromatherapy but I couldn’t describe or explain aromatherapy. I’ve heard the term “essential oils” but I couldn’t tell you what makes an … Continue reading

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Paraklesis

Hovering over the “God of all comfort” in the opening verses of 2Corinthians this morning. Ten times the word “comfort” appears in the first seven verses. How does that not register on your radar in times like these? To rephrase … Continue reading

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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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