The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians

Paul lived in Corinth for a year and six months in the course of his second missionary journey. Thereafter the church in Corinth spilt into two factions.
Chapter 1
Paul greets the church of God at Corinth as an apostle of Jesus Christ.
[3] Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;
[4] Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
[5] For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
Chapter 2

Paul refers to an unnamed person who had caused grief and who had then presumably repented after being subjected to church discipline. This may be the man mentioned in 1 Corinthians 5, who had been living in a state of fornication. Or it may refer to someone who had caused contention as described in 1 Corinthians 1.
Paul told the saints to forgive this person.
Paul then compares his ministry as a victory procession, complete with incense.
 Chapter 3
Paul teaches that the children of Israel did not understan the purpose of the Old Testament because their minds were blinded by a vail. This vail is done away in Jesus Christ.
Paul also teaches
[17] Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
Chapter 4
Paul describes the effects of his trials.
[8] We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
[17] For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
[18] While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
Chapter 5
Paul teaches
[7] For we walk by faith, not by sight.
Paul also teaches about the atonement of Jesus Christ.
[17] Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
[18] And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
[19] To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.
Chapter 6
Paul preaches that "now is the day of salvation." He also teaches "Be ye not unequally yoke with unbelievers."
[16] And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
[17] Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
[18] And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty
Chapter 7
Paul teaches
[10] For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
Chapter 8
Paul teaches that true saints impart of their substance to the poor.
[9] For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.
Chapter 9
Paul teaches about charitable giving.
[6] But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
[7] Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
[8] And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:
Chapter 10
Paul teaches that we should bring "into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ."
Chapter 11
Paul warns against false apostles. He said that "Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light."
Paul recounts that he was beaten with rods thrice, stoned once, and suffered shipwrecks thrice (2 Corinthians 11:25).
He glorified in his sufferings for Christ.
Chapter 12
Paul speaks of a man in Christ who was caught up into paradise and into the third heaven. He is actually writing about his own experiences.
Paul then discusses his own weaknesses.
[7] And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
[8] For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.
[9] And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
[10] Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Chapter 13
Paul tells the saints to "examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves."
He also instructs them to "be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you."

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