By W. Larry Richards
Ebook by way of Richards, W. Larry
Read Online or Download 2 Corinthians: God's way is the best way (The abundant life Bible amplifier) PDF
Similar religion books
Technology has had a profound effect in shaping modern views of truth, but few within the public have totally grasped the profound implications of clinical discoveries. This booklet describes 3 highbrow revolutions that resulted in the present clinical consensus, emphasizing how technological know-how over the centuries has undermined conventional, non secular worldviews.
CRISTIANISMO EN CRISIS--es un libro orientador que period una urgente necesidad--Es un libro que le sale al pasco a un melanoma mortal que esta devastando al cuerpo de Cristo. A menos que este melanoma sea extirpado ahora, las consecuencias para el cristianismo seran catastroficas. Y castastroficas no es exageracion.
- Jesus and the Spirit: A Study of the Religious and Charismatic Experience of Jesus and the First Christians as Reflected in the New Testamen: A Study ... Christians as Reflected in the New Testament
- The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011
- The Dead Sea Scrolls: 1947-1969
- Ein Gang durch den Galaterbrief
- Der „Tag YHWHs‟ im Dodekapropheton: Studien im Spannungsfeld von Traditions- und Redaktionsgeschichte
Extra resources for 2 Corinthians: God's way is the best way (The abundant life Bible amplifier)
Not with ink, but by the Spirit of God (3:3)! Thus, it is the so-called "letters of recommendation" his opponents are flaunting, while pointing out with vigor that Paul does not have such recommendations, that introduce the rather developed subject that follows. An overview of the comparison of ministries (3:3-18) Before we proceed, it would be helpful to review an important observation about the identity of Paul's opponents. The discussion about Moses and the tablets of stone clearly indicates that Paul is countering the thinking that could originate only with persons who are Jewish Christians.
In the course of his defense, Paul makes an eloquent statement about the faithfulness of God (1: 18-22), intending, of course, to imply that he considers himself faithful too! "This is our boast" (vss. 12-14) Paul's first words as he begins the major portion of his letter are a direct allusion to the defense of his apostolic ministry that follows. " First, he wants to boast about his clear conscience on the question of his own personal integrity (vs. 12). Second, he wants to make a psychological point by writing that he will boast about the Corinthians in the "day of the Lord Jesus" if they will, in turn, boast of him now on the present issue (vs.
1:18; 2:15). But further, Paul writes about the future salvation, the time when there will be no more evidence of sin ("we will be saved," Rom. 10:13; see also Rev. 21:4). In precisely the same way, Paul refers to the marvelous act of God's deliverance as a past act, a future act, and one that is continuing in the present: "He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us" (2 Cor. 1: 10). God's involvement in our lives, on all fronts, does indeed cover the past, present, and future.