Earthen Vessels God’s power is revealed in weakness – of pastor and congregation
The Significance of God's Image in Man
What is the significance of man being created in the image of God? This article outlines the current state of exegesis on this doctrine and the problems connected with the traditional theological interpretation of Genesis 1:26. Next, he considers the newly recognized importance of intertestamental Judaism for a Christian doctrine of the image of God.
2 Corinthians 4:10-11 – Life in the Midst of Death
This article is an exposition and application of 2 Corinthians 4:10-11.
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 – Power in the Midst of Weakness
This article is an exposition and application of 2 Corinthians 4:8-9.
2 Corinthians 4:7 – The Orienting Principle for Christian Ministry
This article focuses on a fundamental principle for Christian ministry: the contrast between the glory of the new covenant ministry and the shame of the new covenant minister. This comes from 2 Corinthians 4:7.
The Gospel of the Glory: What Makes the Good News Good News
What is it that makes the good news the good news? This article, in considering 2 Corinthians 4:4, shows that the gospel is the glory of God in the face of Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:6 – God's Remedy: The Shining of the Light of Life
This article considers 2 Corinthians 4:6, and how God shines in the hearts of his elect to give us the light needed to see things as they actually are.
2 Corinthians 4:5 – We Do Not Preach Ourselves
What does Paul mean in 2 Corinthians 4:5 when he says, "We do not preach ourselves"? This article weighs in, offering an exposition of this verse in context. Preaching ourselves will never solve the world's problem.
2 Corinthians 4:4 – The World's Problem: Blindness to Glory
This article is an exposition of 2 Corinthians 4:4.
Thirty-One Days of Purity: An Eternal Perspective
This article considers how 2 Corinthians 4:18 can help in winning the battle for sexual purity. It calls you to have an eternal perspective.
The Glory of God – The Glory of God in Paul's Epistles
What is the glory of God? This question is answered by Gaffin as he opens up Paul’s theology of glory and shows how it is linked to important themes such as the gospel, the image of God, and Jesus’ resurrection and ascension.
God's Love Compels Us – The Biblical Basis for Missions: Treasure in Jars of Clay (2 Corinthians 4:1-12)
Carson wants to get at the biblical basis for missions. The manner in which he does it is to focus on a specific passage: 2 Corinthians 4:1-12.
Remedies for Ministerial Discouragement
2 Corinthians 4:1-18 – Inside-Out Salvation
This article is a Bible study on 2 Corinthians 4:1-18.
2 Corinthians 4:1-7 - An Effective Ministry
Death Swallowed Up by Life
Outward Decay, Inward Renewal
2 Corinthians 4 - Ministry Matters!
This is a BIble study on 2 Corinthians 4.