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2 Corinthians 4 - NIV

12 So then, death is at work in us, but life is at work in you.

13 It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.”[a] Since we have that same spirit of[b] faith, we also believe and therefore speak,

14 because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you to himself.

15 All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.

16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.

17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.


a. 2 Corinthians 4:13 Or Spirit-given
b. 2 Corinthians 4:13 Psalm?116:10 (see Septuagint)

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Shared by: Leighton (Lee) Vary on Nov, 2015
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Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:15
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Shared by: Horace Wimpey on Mar, 2015
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Shared by: Byron Perrine on Oct, 2014
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Shared by: Rick Boyne on Aug, 2014
Summary: We must not be tempted to only look at the temporary things that can be seen, but the eternal things that cannot be seen.
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Shared by: Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Jun, 2014
Summary: “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” (2 Corinthians. 4:17).
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Views: 13,626
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Shared by: John Lowe on Jun, 2014
Summary: In this passage, Paul identified himself with the writer of Psalm 116. Paul, like the psalmist, had experienced the “terrors of the grave,” and God’s deliverance. “Death had its hands around [Paul’s] throat” (Ps. 116:3), and He knew that he could die.
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Shared by: Mike Rickman on May, 2014
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Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,438
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Shared by: J Jeffrey Smead on Apr, 2014
Summary: The Valley is a reality but it is only temporary. We are called to go through the Valley, not to dwell, to stay in it. The Valley will make you or break you. Beloved let the valleys transform you into the image of Christ.
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Shared by: Gordon Weatherby on May, 2013
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Shared by: Steven Simala Grant on Feb, 2013
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Views: 11,046
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Shared by: Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Jan, 2013
Summary: God uses trouble to teach His children precious lessons. They are intended to educate us. When their good work is done, a glorious recompense will come to us through them. There is a sweet joy and a real value in them. He does not regard them as difficult
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Views: 3,029
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Shared by: Denn Guptill on Nov, 2012
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Views: 700
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Shared by: Rick Boyne on Sep, 2012
Summary: We must not be distracted with the temporary, but make eternal things our priorities.
based on 1 rating
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Views: 1,071
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Shared by: Richard Mc Quinn on Jul, 2012
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Turning the Tables
Shared by: Kevin Ruffcorn on Jun, 2012
Summary: By his resurrection, Jesus has turned the tables. Rather than be consumed with the present and the temporary, we are able to turn our attention to the hope and eternity. The change in perspective can tyurn our lives up-side-down, or right-side-up.
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Shared by: Clair Sauer on Jun, 2012
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Views: 3,646
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Shared by: Kenneth Sauer on May, 2012
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based on 2 ratings
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Views: 2,294
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Shared by: Clair Sauer on May, 2012
Summary: Light is always brighter than the darkness, life stronger than death, and what resides in our broken bodies is the glory of a resurrection waiting to burst forth.
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Views: 2,240
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Shared by: Guy McGraw on Feb, 2012
Summary: Why doesn’t God put His valuables in the most valuable looking containers? You may think they you are not valuable enough for God to be able to use. You think have too many ‘chips’ and ‘cracks’ or past or present problems and failures. What is valuable
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Views: 2,477
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Shared by: Tim White on Nov, 2011
Summary: What is the key to 2 Corinthians 4:15. You have to go back to verse six and an old testament story to get the full picture and impact to see the power of this promise.
based on 1 rating
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Views: 736
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Shared by: Joseph Stapleton on Sep, 2011
Summary: Wouldn't it be great to see things through the eyes of Jesus? Perhaps if we accept the Cheap Songlasses that come with Grace, we could see others differently.
based on 1 rating
Views: 1,269
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Shared by: Kelly Benton on Jun, 2011
Summary: God sees our lives with His unlimited perspective. We are so valuable and loved by our Father.
based on 14 ratings
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Views: 4,731