The One Whom the Lord Commends | 2 Corinthians 10:1-11:15
- For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
1) Paul’s Commendable Qualities (Ch 10)
a) Christlike Character and Conduct (v1-2)
b) Spiritual Weaponry and Warfare (v3-7a)
c) Motives for Ministry (v7b-18)
2) Paul versus the Super Apostles (Ch 11:1-15)
a) Is Paul an Idiot? (v1-12)
b) A Satanic Masquerade (v13-15)
- Don’t be a boaster, be a (kingdom) builder.
- Keep abreast of world events, and read widely.
(Don’t be a lazy thinker – the truth lies deeper down.)
- Demolish Satan’s strongholds with prayer and personal obedience to God’s Word.
- There is no shame in being a fool for Christ.
- Useful resources/reading:
-- Melvin Tinker, That Hideous Strength
-- George Orwell, 1984 and Animal Farm