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2 Corinthians 6:2

2 Corinthians 6:2

Before the cross, the world in general and Israel in particular, were looking forward to the day when God would fulfill His promises to His chosen nation, and send His appointed Messiah-King, to save God's people and set up His millennial kingdom.

Prophetic scriptures throughout the Old Testament were looking forward to these 'last days', when God would pour out His favour on His people Israel, restore the years that the read more...

2 Corinthians 6:7

2 Corinthians 6:7

The apostolic ministry of Paul is an example to all of us, of a life that was lived for God’s glory and praise. The deep love and responsibility he felt towards the whole body of Christ is seen in this second letter to the Corinthians.

Paul urged these believers to follow his example and to become triumphant victors in Christ. They were read more...

2 Corinthians 6:10

2 Corinthians 6:10

Afflictions, grief, poverty and lack is generally considered as lamentable, calamitous, pitiable and often unfair. Times of unhappiness, melancholy. hardship and need can weigh heavily on a wearied soul exercising the sympathy, condolences, pity or indifference of others. But how different from God’s design for His children, for it was through suffering that the Lord Jesus Himself learned willing obedience to the Father and it is through the same pathway that read more...

2 Corinthians 6:14

2 Corinthians 6:14

Paul had to admonish Christians in various churches for their ungodly ways and from distancing themselves from the important issues of Christian conduct, which are necessary for godly living and effective ministry. In the Corinthian church it was a lack of love and a cooling of affection towards Paul himself, that he identified. Indeed he was quick to point out that the main reason for their lack of warmth towards him was because of their close, 'chummy' and read more...

2 Corinthians 6:16

2 Corinthians 6:16

In the previous chapter, Paul not only reminds us that everything is from God, Who graciously reconciled us to Himself through Christ, but that we have been given the 'ministry of reconciliation'. As the Body of Christ, we are His representatives on earth. We are to be 'ministers of reconciliation', in a world that is lost in trespasses and sins.

Just as Christ was the Channel through Whom God worked to reconcile the world back to read more...

2 Corinthians 6:17

2 Corinthians 6:17

Jesus has chosen us out of the world to be His children. He told us that His kingdom was not of this world system and that as His body and bride, we are to be in the world but not to be part of the world. The church at Corinth had become shockingly entangled with the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye and the pride of life.

Many had adopted the prevailing behaviours, beliefs and attitudes of the world, indulging in fleshly read more...