2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Paul’s Vision

What Paul did in the Corinthians Church was to do something that he found extraordinarily difficult to do. He had decided to use the worldly tactic of comparing himself to his opponents and last week we spent some time looking at this. This week we continue with the same theme, but Paul now goes on […]

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2 Corinthians 11:16-33 Foolish Boasting

The Corinthian Christians didn’t seem to mind a little arrogance, a little overconfidence, a little assertiveness, certainly it appears that they despised humility. A great man was to boast, to be proud enough to sing of his own achievements. Thus, the so called “Super Apostles” or “False Apostles” that came into Corinth happily exaggerated their […]

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Kent Hughes in his commentary writes this… “Whereas chapters 1-9 were directed to the repentant majority of Corinth, chapter 10 – 13 focus on the unrepentant minority. Paul now goes to war against rebellion.” (p. 180). Paul has suffered hit after hit, insult after insult from his detractors. To give you a brief rundown of […]

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