2 Corinthians 12: Evidence of the Faith

2 Corinthians 12: Evidence of the Faith

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...
2 Corinthians 12: Evidence of the Faith

1 Corinthians 9: Surrendering Our Rights

In 1 Corinthians 8 and 10, Paul urges believers to give up their rights when exercising those rights could cause other Christians to stumble. In 1 Corinthians 9, Paul presents his own life as an illustration of this principle of the mature use of liberty. Paul’s...
2 Corinthians 12: Evidence of the Faith

Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Paul’s life demonstrates a ministry full of encouragement and servant-heartedness. Serving on the Island of Malta Acts 28 finds Paul shipwrecked on the island of Malta with the soldiers and other prisoners with whom he had been traveling.  Instead of grumbling...
2 Corinthians 12: Evidence of the Faith

Acts 27: Surviving the Storm

Acts 27 tells a story of high drama—a sudden onset of a storm at sea, a shipwreck, and a nefarious plot to kill those aboard the ship. Paul navigated these events through his trust in God. He knew that although we may make plans, God ultimately decides what will...
2 Corinthians 12: Evidence of the Faith

Acts 26: Agents of Eternal Change

How can we be agents for eternal change in the lives of those around us? Paul sought to do this by witnessing to the truth of Jesus’ resurrection in front of Festus and Agrippa. Instead of merely defending his innocence against the Jews’ accusations, Paul preached the...