Tag Archives: 2 Corinthians 5

grace without result

devotional post # 2174 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2 2Co 5:20 For this reason, we are envoys in behalf of Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you in behalf of Christ, make friends with God. 2Co 5:21 In behalf … Continue reading

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getting close to God

devotional post # 2173 2 Corinthians 5:16-19 2Co 5:16 For this reason, we are not interested in knowing anyone on a mere external basis. Even though we once knew about Christ on a mere external basis, we do not know … Continue reading

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crazy for God

devotional post # 2172 2 Corinthians 5:12-15 2Co 5:12 We are not seeking endorsement of ourselves from you again but giving you cause to brag about us, so that you may be able to answer those who brag about outward … Continue reading

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perspective on life and death

devotional post # 2171 2 Corinthians 5:8-11 2Co 5:8 What’s more, we are also encouraged, and resolve to leave the body and stay at home with the Lord instead. 2Co 5:9 So whether we stay at home or leave, we … Continue reading

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depression and encouragement

devotional post # 2170 2 Corinthians 5:4-7 2Co 5:4 Because while we are staying in this tent, we groan, because it depresses us– not that we want to be stripped, but that we want to be clothed, so that the … Continue reading

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more than release

devotional post # 2169 2 Corinthians 5:1-3 2Co 5:1 Because we know that if the tent that is from this world is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hand, permanent in the sky. 2Co … Continue reading

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fully loaded

2 Corinthians 5:11-6:10.  Paul described himself and the other missionaries who worked with him as having a weapon in each hand (6:7).  Perhaps he was picturing a Roman soldier with a sword in one hand and a shield in the … Continue reading

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from temporary to permanent

2 Corinthians 4:1-5:10.  The context of Paul’s earthly tent passage is Paul’s jars of clay passage.  He is defending his speaking ministry by saying that he speaks by faith, “knowing that he who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us … Continue reading

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