Contributed on Oct 29, 2001
Challenges and suffering are in God’s plan. They enable us to experience His care and pass His comfort on to others.
Today we begin our study of the book of 2nd Corinthians. During the last few months, as we have studied through the book of 1st Corinthians, the extent of the problems at the church in Corinth became apparent to us. The church was characterized by disunity, dissention, arguing, and immorality. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 4, 2001
When some people in the church at Corinth accused Paul, he built his defense on the Christlike character by which they knew him. The people who know us best know our character.
<b><center>Introduction & Background</b></center> In our studies in 1 Corinthians, we saw that Paul had been pretty tough on the Christians in Corinth about their need to correct a lot that was wrong in the church. This included theological error, selfishness, their relationships with God ...read more
Contributed on Jan 15, 2002
Dramatic changes took place in the church at Corinth when the Corinthian Christians they allowed the Holy Spirit to do His work.
As you will recall from earlier studies in our series about the books of First and Second Corinthians, Paul has had extensive dealings with the church at Corinth. He established the church around 52 A.D. when he first went to Corinth, and he lived in Corinth for a year and a half to help the ...read more