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Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 13:1-6

2nd Corinthians 13:1-6

Paul is writing to a church that has become adverse to him. And the reason it's become adverse to him is because these leaders have crept into the church and they've preached a different message, a different Jesus.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 12:11-21

2nd Corinthians 12:11-21

When God gets ahold of your heart, he transforms your life. When we truly recognize what God has done for us we will respond by loving and serving those around us.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 11:30-12:10

2nd Corinthians 11:30 – 12:10

Why does the Apostle Paul choose to boast in his weaknesses? How many heavens are there? While these questions might not seem related, we discover their connection in today’s message.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 11:16-28

2nd Corinthians 11:16-28

The Apostle Paul contrasts his life and that of those in Corinth that would seek to distort the Gospel.  Paul boasts not of his greatness and success, but of his suffering for the cause of Christ.  For it is humility that is a result of abiding in Christ. Pride or boasting are contrary to the message of Christ.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 11:1-15

2nd Corinthians 11:1-15

Paul is going to deal with the heresy that's taught by religious leaders in the Church of Corinth that's brought really destruction into the church and hurt their relationship with the apostle Paul and more importantly, with God.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 10:7-18

2nd Corinthians 10:7-18

Today we examine Godly leadership. Each of us has the opportunity to influence those around us. Sometimes we can become fixated on what we think our calling is, but are we following our own ideas or submitting to God’s plan for us?
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 10:1-6

2nd Corinthians 10:1-6

The Apostle Paul talks about his meekness in serving the Lord, but what does Godly meekness look like? It might be a little different than you think.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 9:1-15

2nd Corinthians 9:1-15

Having a lot of things in life doesn’t equate to happiness in life. We tend to find our identity in our stuff, but Paul wants us to understand that true wealth comes from serving others.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 8:8-24

2nd Corinthians 8:8-24

Discusses the themes of grace in adversity, sacrificial serving, and faithful generosity, as taught by Paul. It emphasizes the importance of demonstrating genuine love through actions, especially in challenging times. Encourages believers to live generously and selflessly, mirroring Christ’s example, and highlights how such a lifestyle reflects a deep understanding of the gospel and enriches one's life.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 8:1-8

2nd Corinthians 8:1-8

What is true Godly generosity and how does that express itself in our lives? In 2nd Corinthians 8, the Apostle Paul reflects on the church Macedonia and their giving hearts.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 7:2-16

2nd Corinthians 7:2-16

In today's passage the Apostle Paul tackles the issue of conflict in relationships. This is a fact of life that we all face. During conflict we can reflect on the power of the Gospel and how it can transform our relationships.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 6:11-7:1

2nd Corinthians 6:11-7:1

When the Apostle Paul says, "Do not be mismatched with unbelievers" what does he mean? Is he just talking about marriage? Today, we examine a larger point he’s making about our position in our community.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 6:1-10

2nd Corinthians 6:1-10

The Apostle Paul reflects on how we will face all kinds of adversity in the Christian walk, but that God is faithful and will provide us with the endurance through His grace.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 5:11-21

2nd Corinthians 5:11-21

In 2 Corinthians 5, the Apostle Paul encourages us to "persuade others". This doesn't mean being pushy, but to provide a reasonable explanation of how Jesus could have an impact on their lives.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 5:1-10

2nd Corinthians 5:1-10

God has a mission for us in this world, to connect and serve those around us, like Jesus did. As we remain on mission for Him, we have a place to rest in His security, so we can withstand whatever the world throws at us.
2nd Corinthians 4:7-18

2nd Corinthians 4:7-18

2 Corinthians 4:13–15 reminds us that we will suffer because of the Gospel for the glory of God, but He will not allow us to be crushed.
2nd Corinthians 4:1-6

2nd Corinthians 4:1-6

Explores Paul's steadfast commitment to preaching the gospel despite opposition. It highlights how Paul and Timothy reject deceitful practices, focusing instead on the open declaration of truth. Underscores the battle against spiritual blindness, emphasizing Jesus as the manifestation of God's glory and the light of the gospel.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 3:7-18

2nd Corinthians 3:7-18

Do you feel like you never quite live up to religious expectations? That if you could just work a little bit more you can be good enough? The Apostle Paul confronts this way of thinking and reminds us that we can only find true freedom in Jesus.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 2:15-3:16

2nd Corinthians 2:15-3:6

The sense of smell can invoke memories and emotional reactions. In today's passage Paul reminds us of how we are to be the pleasing aroma of Christ in this world. We need to be people of sincerity, sharing the love of Jesus with those around us.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 2:4-17

2nd Corinthians 2:4-17

In this passage the Apostle Paul addresses the issue of conflict and difficulties we can face in relationships with those around us.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 1:12-2:4

2nd Corinthians 1:12-2:4

When you live for Christ, there will be people who don't agree with you and criticize you for your faith. How do we respond to our critics? We need to plant our roots deep into Jesus.
Jars of Clay: 2nd Corinthians 1

2nd Corinthians 1

We're beginning a new series in 2nd Corinthians and how God's power is made evident in our weaknesses. The Christian walk can feel like a struggle at time, but we can find strength by surrendering our weakness and struggles to Christ.