WMBS 365KeyChapters 2 Corinthians 12

2 Corinthians 12: Evidence of the Faith

This entry is part 165 of 184 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

In pop culture, Satan is often portrayed with horns, wearing red tights, and carrying a pitchfork. If only he were that easy to identify in real life! But Paul tells us that Satan sometimes disguises himself as an angel of light (1 Corinthians 11:14). He infiltrates religion with false teachers and seeks to lead us astray in our pride.

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WMBS 365KeyChapters 2 Corinthians 9

2 Corinthians 9: Radical Generosity

This entry is part 163 of 184 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

When it comes to our finances, many of us have the mindset of “How much can I keep?” rather than “How much can I give away?” Whether consciously or unconsciously, we seek security in storing up wealth. While it is not wrong to have a savings account and provide for the future, Paul reveals that radical generosity is a mark of the Christian life.

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WMBS 365KeyChapters 1 Samuel 8

1 Samuel 8: Hope for the Future

This entry is part 160 of 184 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

Have you ever wished you could change the ending of a story?
First Samuel 8 recounts one of those stories we wish we could change; it is not a story that goes well. Samuel’s sons have forsaken the way of the Lord, and, as a result, the people of Israel reject them as judges. But instead of remembering God is their King, the people demand a physical, visible monarch like those of the other nations, rejecting God.

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WMBS 365KeyChapters 2 Corinthians 4

2 Corinthians 4: Living Letters

This entry is part 157 of 184 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

If you are a Christian, you are a “living letter” (2 Corinthians 3:1–3). Your life demonstrates the truth of the gospel, demanding a response from all around you. At the end of the day, there can be no neutral response to Christ. We will either walk in the blindness of the world or in the light of the Holy Spirit.

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