Tag Archives: Paul

September 19 – God’s Strength Shows Through My Weakness

Ecclesiastes 1-3 2 Corinthians 11:16-33 “If I must brag, I will brag about the things that show I am weak.” (2 Corinthians 11:30 NCV) In modern terms, we’d probably describe this section of 2 Corinthians as Paul’s “humble brag.” In … Continue reading

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September 18 – There Is No “New and Improved” Gospel Message

Proverbs 30-31 2 Corinthians 11:1-15 “Such men are not true apostles but are workers who lie. They change themselves to look like apostles of Christ. This does not surprise us. Even Satan changes himself to look like an angel of … Continue reading

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September 17 – Bringing the Right Weapon for the Right Battle

Proverbs 27-29 2 Corinthians 10 “We fight with weapons that are different from those the world uses. Our weapons have power from God that can destroy the enemy’s strong places. We destroy people’s arguments and every proud thing that raises … Continue reading

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September 16 – Learning to Give Joyfully and Freely

Proverbs 25-26 2 Corinthians 9 “Each of you should give as you have decided in your heart to give. You should not be sad when you give, and you should not give because you feel forced to give. God loves … Continue reading

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September 15 – If Not Us, Then Who?

Proverbs 22-24 2 Corinthians 8 “At this time you have plenty. What you have can help others who are in need. Then later, when they have plenty, they can help you when you are in need, and all will be … Continue reading

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September 14 – Going On the Offensive

Proverbs 19-21 2 Corinthians 7 “The kind of sorrow God wants makes people change their hearts and lives. This leads to salvation, and you cannot be sorry for that. But the kind of sorrow the world has brings death.” (2 … Continue reading

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September 13 – How Will People Know That You Follow Christ?

Proverbs 16-18 2 Corinthians 6 “We show we are servants of God by our pure lives, our understanding, patience, and kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by true love, by speaking the truth, and by God’s power. We use our right … Continue reading

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September 12 – When the War’s Over You Need to Make Peace

Proverbs 13-15 2 Corinthians 5 “God was in Christ, making peace between the world and himself. In Christ, God did not hold the world guilty of its sins. And he gave us this message of peace. So we have been … Continue reading

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September 9 – An Aroma Pleasing to God or the Stench of Death

oops…I did it again. I forgot to work on this after church yesterday and didn’t get it done. Here’s yesterday’s post today. Today’s post will be later. Proverbs 6-7 2 Corinthians 2 “To those who are lost, we are the … Continue reading

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September 7 – We Can Work It Out

Proverbs 1-2 1 Corinthians 16 “You know that the family of Stephanas were the first believers in Southern Greece and that they have given themselves to the service of God’s people. I ask you, brothers and sisters, to follow the … Continue reading

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