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2 Corinthians 12:7

2 Corinthians 12:7

Many years before Paul started to write his epistle to the Corinthian church, he had a spiritual experience, that leaves the rest of us breathless. Before beginning his ministry and missionary journeys, Paul was caught up into heaven, and saw unspeakable things, about which he was commanded not to speak.

In various letters, he confirms that: eye has not seen.. ear has not heard, nor has it entered into the imagination of read more...

2 Corinthians 12:8

2 Corinthians 12:8

Paul was afforded a unique role in the administration of the Christian Church, for not only was he the ONLY God-appointed apostle, who did not accompany Christ, throughout His earthly ministry.. but he was also a murdering, hostile antagonist of the gospel-of-Christ, at the time that the church was born - at Pentecost.

However, Saul of Tarsus was called to become Paul the apostle to the gentiles. He wrote much of holy Scripture read more...

2 Corinthians 12:9

2 Corinthians 12:9

Paul was doing a great work for the Lord, but God knows the heart of all men and He knew that Paul could become puffed up with pride due to the great revelations that God was giving to the Church through him. The mysteries that Paul was being shown, had been kept hidden for ages and generations but now were being revealed to the saints of God - through Paul. No wonder the Lord gave Paul a thorn in the flesh, which caused him to be tried and tested, beaten and read more...

2 Corinthians 12:10

2 Corinthians 12:10

Human nature dictates that none of us can be content with weakness or insults. No-one delights in difficulties and distresses and naturally speaking none of us are happy to be persecuted or ridiculed by our fellow man. But this verse contains a very important modifying phrase - FOR CHRIST's SAKE. It is for Christ's sake that we are content to be insulted and to suffer persecutions and it is by His grace that we can be content in the middle of the difficulties and read more...

2 Corinthians 12:15

2 Corinthians 12:15

When first introduced to the believers at Corinth we find a group of Christians that despite boasting their diverse spiritual gifts were devoid of love, and wallowed in a divergent range of ungodly actions and attitudes, including: quarrelling, envying, anger, bitterness, back-biting, carnal intrigues and gross spiritual immaturity.

Despite Paul's corrective teaching to this community of Christians, there were some who remained read more...