Week 2 Devotionals

2 Corinthians 2:12-13 // Clarity for Our Purpose & Decision-Making

Right now, everyone is thinking about the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy and how it’s affecting everything in our lives. It’s a massive interruption to our normal, day-to-day lifestyle. But it’s also a great opportunity to step back and take a look at our lives from a different perspective. Are we as Christians on track? Are …

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2 Corinthians 2:5-11 // Repentance & Restoration in the Church

Everyone needs to be loved. And everyone needs to feel that love especially when they fail or make a mistake. They need to hear that we love them and that God loves them – even while we’re still sinners. We all mess up, Christians too. But when we do fall short of God’s perfection, we …

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2 Corinthians 1:23-2:4 // When & How to Address Issues in the Church

As we saw in our previous devotional, the apostle Paul had planned to visit the Corinthian church on his way to and from Macedonia. But he reconsidered this plan and decided not to go through with it. Unfortunately, this reconsideration played right into the hands of those who were opposing him. Some people in Corinth …

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2 Corinthians 1:15-22 // Responding to Personal Attacks

With the outbreak of COVID-19, one thing that has been almost completely forgotten is the Presidential Election. Usually, the election year is full of debates that feature candidates attacking the integrity of other candidates. They score points if they can successfully accuse another candidate without a rebuttal. It’s one thing to see this going on …

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2 Corinthians 1:12-14 // Restoring Relationships

Even though it might seem easiest to give up on a relationship when there’s conflict, as Christians, that’s not an option. We can’t just leave relationships when they get tough, especially relationships between Christians. Forgiveness and restoration is in our DNA. 2 Corinthians 1:12-14 doesn’t say everything there is to say about restoring relationships, but …

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