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2 Corinthians 7:16

Sep 24, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 7, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 24 September 2015

Therefore I rejoice that I have confidence in you in everything. 2 Corinthians 7:16

Paul sums up the thoughts of this chapter with words of relief. Titus had been sent, good things had been relayed back to Paul, and harmony was reestablished between the two parties. Because of this, he says that “I rejoice that I have confidence in you in everything.” The Greek here is literally telling us that Paul intends, “‘…that in everything I am of good courage concerning (literally, ‘in the case of’) you,’ as contrasted with my former doubts concerning you.” (Jamieson-Faucett-Brown).… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 7:15

Sep 23, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 7, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 23 September 2015

And his affections are greater for you as he remembers the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling you received him.  2 Corinthians 7:15

Because of his visit to the Corinthians and their response to that visit, Titus’ affections towards them grew in the most tender and heartfelt way.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 7:14

Sep 22, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 7, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 22 September 2015

For if in anything I have boasted to him about you, I am not ashamed. But as we spoke all things to you in truth, even so our boasting to Titus was found true. 2 Corinthians 7:14

From this verse, it is apparent that Paul had boasted in advance that the Corinthians would be receptive to his letter and that things would turn out well in the end.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 7:13

Sep 21, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 7, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 21 September 2015

Therefore we have been comforted in your comfort. And we rejoiced exceedingly more for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.  2 Corinthians 7:13

In the previous verse, Paul said that the intent of his first letter to the Corinthians was so that “care for you in the sight of God might appear to you.” He had intended to demonstrate his care for them in order to give them soundness and comfort in their congregation.… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 7:12

Sep 20, 2015   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   2 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 7, Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 20 September 2015

Therefore, although I wrote to you, I did not do it for the sake of him who had done the wrong, nor for the sake of him who suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear to you.
2 Corinthians 7:12

Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians contains references to a situation of sexual immorality which was so distasteful that it is “not even named among the Gentiles.” In other words, it was something that even Gentiles would consider perverse.… Read the rest

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