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Second Corinthians

Paul, writing to the Corinthians for a second time, has much to say.  Much of his writing comes to us as being stern.  But consider:  don't you endure much more bad behavior from other people's children than your own?  You discipline your children;  you wish others would discipline theirs.  The Corinthians are Paul's children.

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2nd Corinthians 1:15 - 2:13 Personal Attack -  Paul's example in dealing with rumor, slander and other personal attacks.
2nd Corinthians 2:14 - 3:17 Spirit in our Lives - The relationship of Law and Spirit; freedom in Christ.
2nd Corinthians 4:1-18 Loyalty -  Loyalty to Christ results in combat Christianity - the source of testimony.
2nd Corinthians 5 Christ's Ambassador - The bodily resurrection; the fear of the Lord; the ambassador of Christ.
2nd Corinthians 6:1 - 7:4 Separation -  The concept of being separated to God, the holiness of being set apart.
2nd Corinthians 7:5-16 Rebuke and Repentance -  Rebuke produces repentance; repentance produces good fruit.
2nd Corinthians 8 Self Sacrifice - The life of self sacrifice, which generates trial and poverty, requires generosity and produces joy.
2nd Corinthians9 Cheerful Giver - Giving should be cheerful; a measure of God's blessing to you and a praise to Him.
2nd Corinthians 10 Humility -  How humility is telling the truth - about yourself.
2nd Corinthians 11:1-15 Discernment -  How to tell the wolves from the sheep - even among the shepherds.
2nd Corinthians 11:16 - 12:13 Suffering and Service - The cynic's guide to suffering and service (abbreviated).