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2 Corinthians: Power in Weakness

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During Paul’s ministry, Corinth was a newly rebuilt, bustling, important city in the Roman Empire. It was a place full of pride, individualism, wealth, and religious pluralism. No wonder its inhabitants held little regard for Paul’s message!

Sound familiar? Our contemporary culture has much in common with ancient Corinth. The relevance of this book to churches today is astounding. Paul delivers powerful theology that turns the values of the ancient Roman world upside-down—the ...

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Overview

During Paul’s ministry, Corinth was a newly rebuilt, bustling, important city in the Roman Empire. It was a place full of pride, individualism, wealth, and religious pluralism. No wonder its inhabitants held little regard for Paul’s message!

Sound familiar? Our contemporary culture has much in common with ancient Corinth. The relevance of this book to churches today is astounding. Paul delivers powerful theology that turns the values of the ancient Roman world upside-down—the grace of God, the centrality of the cross, and God’s power made perfect in weakness. He challenges us to live counterculturally.

In this commentary on 2 Corinthians, Pastor R. Kent Hughes carefully examines this second letter from the apostle Paul to the church in Corinth, continuing to provide rich biblical insight for the body of Christ.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433535499
  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication date: 11/19/2012
  • Edition description: Redesign
  • Pages: 271
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

R. Kent Hughes (DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is senior pastor emeritus of College Church in Wheaton, Illinois. He has authored numerous books for Crossway, including Disciplines of a Godly Man, and is the series editor and a contributor to the popular Preaching the Word series. Hughes is also a founder of the Charles Simeon Trust, which conducts expository preaching conferences throughout North America and worldwide. He now lives on the West Coast with his wife, Barbara, and is the father of four and grandfather of an ever-increasing number of grandchildren.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

A Word to Those Who Preach the Word 11

1 Exalted Identities (1:1, 2) 13

2 The Comfort of God (1:3-7) 21

3 Affiction and Resurrection (1:8-11) 29

4 Integrity and Ministry (1:12-2:4) 37

5 Forgiveness and Ministry (2:5-11) 47

6 Triumphal Procession in Christ (2:12-17) 53

7 Credentials of Ministry (3:1-3) 61

8 Sufficient for Ministry (3:4-6) 67

9 A More Glorious Ministry (3:7-18) 75

10 Doing Ministry (4:1-6) 81

11 The Power of New-Covenant Ministry (4:7-12) 89

12 "Futures" and Steadfastness (4:13-18) 95

13 More Beyond (5:1-10) 103

14 Paul's Driving Motivations (5:11-15) 111

15 Gospel Regard (5:16, 17) 117

16 God's Reconciliation (5:18-6:2) 123

17 Ministry That Commends (6:3-13) 131

18 Bringing Holiness to Completion (6:14-7:1) 139

19 Comfort and Joy for a Caring Heart (7:2-16) 147

20 The Grace of Giving (8:1-15) 155

21 Integrity and Giving (8:16-24) 163

22 Ready, Willing, Generous Giving (9:1-15) 171

23 Call to Church Discipline (10:1-6) 179

24 Boasting in the Lord (10:7-18) 185

25 Apologia for Boasting (11:1-15) 193

26 Paul's Boasting (11:16-33) 201

27 Paul's Greatest Boast (12:1-10) 209

28 Authenticating Apostleship (12:11-21) 217

29 Final Warnings and Exhortations (13:1-10) 225

30 Apostolic Optimism (13:11-14) 231

Notes 239

Scripture Index 257

General Index 264

Index of Sermon Illustrations 268

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