Now for the third time I am ready to come to you. And I will not be burdensome to you; for I do not seek yours, but you. For the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
2 Corinthians 12:14
Scholars generally agree that this isn’t speaking of the third actual visit, but that he had intended to come a second time and was thwarted.… Read the rest
Truly the signs of an apostle were accomplished among you with all perseverance, in signs and wonders and mighty deeds. 2 Corinthians 12:12
Paul just said, “…in nothing was I behind the most eminent apostles, though I am nothing.” Following up with that, he immediately says that, “Truly the signs of an apostle were accomplished among you.” First, he is indicating that in contrast to the false apostles, he carried with him the signs of a true apostle.… Read the rest