Suffering

2 Corinthians 4:7-12 // 3 Reminders About Christianity

In light of who Jesus is and what we think about Him on Palm Sunday, here are three reminders about Christianity. These will help us remember who Christians are and what they’re like. We find these points from 2 Corinthians 4:7-12. Christians Are Ordinary People with Extraordinary Treasure The first reminder about Christians is that …

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2 Corinthians 1:10-11 // 3 Truths About Affliction & Comfort

So far in our study of 2 Corinthians, we’ve seen seven out of 10 truths about affliction and comfort. These were: God comforts us in all our affliction. God comforts us so that we can comfort others. Great suffering comes with great comfort. Affliction and comfort have purpose. We suffer and take comfort together. Christian …

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2 Corinthians 1:8-9 // Suffering Makes Us Rely on God

The seventh truth about affliction and comfort from 2 Corinthians is this: suffering makes us rely on God. Yesterday we looked at 2 Corinthians 1:8 and saw that Christian suffering can be severe. Christians are not immune to severe suffering. Now in verse 9, we see why God would allow us to experience severe suffering: …

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2 Corinthians 1:8 // Suffering Can Be Severe

So far in 2 Corinthians, Paul has been explaining about affliction and God’s comfort. Now he writes in verse 8: For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. – 2 Corinthians …

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2 Corinthians 1:6-7 // We Go Through Suffering & Comfort Together

Today we have just one big idea: we are in this together. As Christians, we don’t go through affliction and suffering as individuals – we go through it together. This is what 2 Corinthians 1:6-7 tells us. Christians Go Through Affliction & Comfort Together As we’ve read through 2 Corinthians 1, we’ve seen Paul go …

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