2 Corinthians 7:16

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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.”… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 7:14

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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

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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.”… Read the rest

2 Corinthians 7:12

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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.”… Read the rest

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