2 Corinthians 4:18

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Friday, 31 July 2015

while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:18

In his words, Paul is looking ahead to the “eternal weight of glory” which he mentioned in the preceding verse.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 4:17

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Thursday, 30 July 2015

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, 2 Corinthians 4:17

Using language which is filled with beautiful expressions and contrasts, Paul now explains the words of the previous verse concerning the perishing outward man and the renewed inward man.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 4:16

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. 2 Corinthians 4:16

Here Paul returns to the thought of the first verse of this chapter –

“Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart.”… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 4:15

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015

For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God. 2 Corinthians 4:15

Paul’s words here reflect the many trials that the apostles had faced and which he named in verses 7-12. All of these things, and in fact “all things,” were for the sake of their hearers.… Read the rest

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