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2 Cor 1-5: Paul defends his ministry: devotional guide 2nd Cor #1

Monday: Read 2 Cor 1:1-22 The problems in Corinth continue to build. That is right: what Paul said in 1st Corinthians didn’t help—well at least not enough. Many in Corinth continued to reject Paul’s claims as an apostle and they refused to listen to his counsel. As we discussed in 1st Corinthians, they rejected Paul […]

Was Queen Elizabeth II a Christian? Why I don’t like the question

Over the last number of posts, I have been discussing what I believe is a biblical view of empire. We began by addressing the meaning and significance of 666. Then we began to ask what does the Bible say about the Beast of Revelation 13 and what does it mean for us. And there is […]

Devotional guide 1 Corinthians #6: 1 Cor 15-16

Monday: Read 1 Cor 15:1-11 1 Corinthians 15 is the longest extended speech of Paul on a single topic. This chapter is famously known as the resurrection chapter. Notice that the chapter does not begin with “now concerning.” Paul is no longer addressing their letter to him. Paul is, however, addressing a problem in the […]


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