The Light comes from God – “God … has shone in our hearts … “(2 Corinthians 4:6). The Power comes from God – “the excellence of the power is of God and not of us” (2 Corinthians 4:7). The Glory goes to God – “grace … may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of […]Read More The Light of God, the Power of God and the Glory of God
We have often heard these words spoken. Here, we are reading them in the Word of God. How often do we think about these words? What do they mean? These are life-changing words. Through ‘the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ’, we become ‘rich’ – ‘blessed in Christ with every spiritual blessing’ (2 Corinthians 8:9, […]Read More ‘The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all’ (2 Corinthians 13:1
2 Corinthians 4:1-18 Note 2 Corinthians 4:6 – The light of God shows us that we are in darkness, and it calls us out of the darkness, and into the light. Where do we see the light of God? – In Christ. His light is the light of love and the light of life. Love […]Read More God’s light is the light of love and the light of life.
The kingdom of God is a power. Paul tells us, “The kingdom of God is not in word, but in power” (1 Corinthians 4:20). It is the power of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, breaking into our lives and transforming them. “The race of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and […]Read More The Kingdom Of God: 1 & 2 Corinthians
2 Corinthians 11:16-12:10 ‘My grace is sufficient for you’(9). These are tremendous words! Believe them. Apply them to yourself. Let the strength of the Lord come to you as you reflect on these great words. God is speaking His Word to you. Whatever is going on in your life, whatever difficulties you are facing, God’s […]Read More “My Grace Is Sufficient For You.’
2 Corinthians 1-5 Times of trouble can turn out to be times of great blessing – ‘God… comforts us in all our affliction’ (1:3-4). How do we react when things don’t seem to be going very well? We all need the encouragement of God’s Word: ‘Thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in […]Read More Journey through the New Testament: 2 Corinthians
2 Corinthians 1:1-2:11 – Times of trouble can turn out to be times of great blessing – ‘God… comforts us in all our affliction’ (1:3-4). Whether good things or bad things are happening to you, don’t forget this: God loves you. His Word is ‘not Yes and No’ – ‘Yes, I love you. No, I […]Read More Times of trouble can turn out to be times of great blessing.