II Corinthians 11-13: Paul’s concern and warnings.

May 10, 2015. Daily Reading: II Corinthians 11-13. Background: II Corinthians 10. Chapter 11 Apostles, true and false: Here, Paul has to once again defend himself to the Corinthians as an apostle and a minister of the gospel, as there were some in their number who did not like what Paul had to say and wanted…

II Corinthians 7-9: Paul’s commendation.

April 26, 2015. Daily Reading: II Corinthians 7-9. Background: II Corinthians 4-6. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 7 Godly sorrow: In this chapter, Paul really reveals the love he has for the church at Corinth, as he even says that they were his joy when he was going through various trials and persecutions. Though he loved this…

II Corinthians 4-6: The glory of the gospel.

April 19, 2015. Daily Reading: II Corinthians 4-6. Background: II Corinthians 1-3. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 4 1. The light of the gospel: In the beginning, when all of the universe as we know it was nothing and there was no light, there was God, and God said “Let their be light,”- and light shined out…

II Corinthians 1-3: The follow-up.

April 12, 2015. Daily Reading: II Corinthians 1-3. Background: The book of II Corinthians is a subsequent letter from Paul (with Timothy) written to the Corinthian church, which was established by Paul on his second missionary journey, as a follow up to his previous letters. There is evidence that Paul wrote at least four letters to…