By V George Shillington
V. George Shillington sees this letter as Paul's own testimony approximately his ministry of reconciliation one of the Corinthian Christians (chapters 1-9) and his ministry in protecting the reality of the gospel (chapters 10-13). The thread that ties the 2 elements jointly is Paul's conviction on pastoral ministry below the banner of Christ. Paul insists that ministry is to be borne in illness like that of Christ crucified. In elevating the crucified Messiah out of the previous construction, God has inaugurated a brand new construction, within which believers already take part. the one boast allowed is within the Lord, now not in one's personal achievements or increased experiences.
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2 Corinthians (Believer's Church Bible Commentary) by V George Shillington