“Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ”[2 Corinthians 1:2] Having greeted the Corinthians with the word grace, Paul now adds peace to his greeting. What is it that keeps you together when everything is falling apart? When the marriage partner walks out? What the doctor gives the diagnosis … Continue reading GOD’s wonderful peace
“Grace be to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” [2 Corinthians 2:2] I have been so blessed in recent months as we have sung the song, “He’s a good, good Father; that’s who He is, that’s who He is.” The Fatherhood of God is one of the cornerstones of … Continue reading GOD our Father
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; 11:22-33. Yesterday we looked at the comfort God gives to us when we face crushing pressure, persecution, and trials. Today I want to go a little further with this subject, and ask the question, “Why does God allow His children to suffer?” Some years ago I remember that Brother Yuen … Continue reading Why does God allow His children to suffer?
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 2:12-17 “You see, we are not like the many hucksters who preach for personal profit. We preach the word of God with sincerity and with Christ’s authority, knowing that God is watching us” [2 Corinthians 2:17 NLT] After more than fifty years in Christian ministry I recognise that one of the … Continue reading The Danger of Money.
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 3:1-4 The teacher in children’s church asked the question, “How many gospels are there?” She expected one of two answers, one – the Gospel of Jesus Christ, or four – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Imagine her surprise when one little boy put up his hand and said there were five! … Continue reading Living Epistles
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 3:4-6 “We are confident of all this because of our great trust in God through Christ. It is not that we think we can do anything of lasting value by ourselves. Our only power and success come from God. He has enabled us to be ministers of his new covenant. This … Continue reading My Feebleness – GOD’s Power
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 2:5-8; Genesis 32:22-33 “I am not overstating it when I say that the man who caused all the trouble hurt all of you more than he hurt me. Most of you opposed him, and that was punishment enough. Now, however, it is time to forgive and comfort him. Otherwise he may … Continue reading Love and Truth are Inseperable
Control is a Killer – Part 1 Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 1:15-24 “Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are fellow workers for your joy; for by faith you stand” [2 Corinthians 1:24 NKJV] One of the problems linked to control and domination is that people are often not aware that they are … Continue reading Control is a Killer – Part 2
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 1:15-24 “Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are fellow workers for your joy; for by faith you stand” [2 Corinthians 1:24 NKJV] Paul made it quite clear that he had no desire to have dominion or control over the church in Corinth. He could advise or warn them … Continue reading Control is a Killer – Part 1
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 3:7-18; 2 Peter 2:6-7 As a result of the devotional three days ago, about the importance of making righteous decisions, I have received an email containing a question that needs be answered, and to air it publicly would be helpful. The question was, “How do you make righteous choices? Or any … Continue reading How do you make Godly decisions?