By V. G. Shillington
2 Corinthians; is the 10th quantity to seem during this sequence. Shillington has immersed himself within the research of Paul and of two Corinthians. This epistle is Paul's own testimony approximately his ministry of reconciliation and his ministry in protecting the reality of the gospel. 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 less than the banner of Christ. Paul insists that ministry is to be borne in sickness like that of Christ crucified. In elevating the crucified Messiah out of the outdated construction, God has inaugurated a brand new production, during which believers already take part. the one boast allowed is within the Lord, now not in one's personal achievements or increased reviews.
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Swartley, I offer heartfelt thanks for his careful reading of the manu- Page 12 script and for his insightful comments along the way. Likewise, I owe much to the editorial council of the series for their suggestions on how to make the manuscript sufficiently readable to a wide audience. Herald Press has earned my vote of confidence for their prompt publication of the manuscript and for the concerted promotion of this volume in the series. Part of the procedure for writing in this series requires several consultants to read each major section once completed.
Both terms, grace and peace, speak of divine well-being made available from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Paul's use of Father here for God, doubtless drawn from his Scriptures, and more so from his Jewish liturgy, is his distinctive way of naming God as the source of Christian life. The Text In Biblical Context The content of the salutation of 2 Corinthians is essentially the same as that of 1 Corinthians, except for the personal name Sosthenes in 1 Corinthians and Timothy in 2 Corinthians.
God's unique agent in this massive enterprise of bringing the world home again is none other than the divine Son, the wisdom of God personified in Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 1:24). Those who receive the Spirit of this Christ by faith relate to God in the new way of Christ, relate to each other in community in the same way, and likewise relate to the world with the compassionate love of Christ. In these terms of right relationship, argued this way and that throughout 2 Corinthians 1-9, Paul sees God reconciling the world to himself (4:75:5; 5:1415).
2 Corinthians (Believers Church Bible Commentary) by V. G. Shillington