Spiritual Warfare: The Battle of
2 Corinthians 10:1-4 The Weapons of our
2 Corinthians 10:3-4 Pulling Down
2 Corinthians 10:3-5 The Methods of
2 Corinthians 10:4-5 How Christians
2 Corinthians 10:3-5 Capturing by Craft
2 Corinthians 10:5 The Secret
Government of Earth |
2 Corinthians 10:2-6 Bringing Thoughts
into Captivity |
2nd Corinthians: Authentic
30 Daily Devotionals for September
Does It Hurt So Much? (2 Corinthians 1:1-7) — In
times of grief and troubles, do we find significance and comfort in
knowing we are being equipped to serve others for Jesus' sake?
Sentence Of Death (2 Corinthians 1:8-11) — Are
we counting on our living Lord to accomplish what He wants to do
through us, or are we frustrating and exhausting ourselves with our
self-reliance and self-effort?
You Are Misunderstood (2 Corinthians 1:12-2:4) — God
always says yes to to what He has promised. How well do we understand
His promises? How faithful are we to keep the promises and commitments
When Discipline Ends (2 Corinthians 2:5-11) — Do
we abort God's gift of forgiveness by failing to extend forgiveness to
others as He forgave us? When we do forgive, do we also seek to forget
Is Sufficient? (2 Corinthians 2:12-17) — When
our thoughts and feelings are burdened and anguished to feebleness,
can we let the light and power of the Spirit of Christ demonstrate His
sufficiency through us?
You Have What It Takes? (2 Corinthians 3:1-6) — What
is one of the most important truths in the Word of God missing in the
church across the world? Can we clearly explain the different life in
the new covenant?
Fading Glory (2 Corinthians 3:7-11) — Is
God's grace an embarrassment, or do we see the transcendent glory of
relying completely on Him to give us value, and give us peaceful rest
To Remove The Mask (2 Corinthians 3:12-18) — Are
we truly free to admit and look at our nature and capacity for evil?
Do we wrongly rely on self-effort to overcome it? How does a growing
freedom in Christ change us?
But The Truth (2 Corinthians 4:1-4) — Where
and how can we strip off all the veils of illusions and delusions to
see the truth about ourselves, about our lives, and about the world in
which we live?
Darkness To Light (2 Corinthians 4:5-6) — When
we read the written Word of God, are we expecting to see the Person
who is the Living Word? Where do we find the light of the glory of
Life Of Jesus In Mortal Bodies (2 Corinthians 4:7-15) — Are
we being so changed by our relationship with Christ that others who
are in our lives see the glory of His character? How can we share in
the dying of Jesus?
The End (2 Corinthians 4:16-5:5) — Have
we forgotten the expectation and hope of our glorious future, for
body, soul and spirit?
There To Live For? (2 Corinthians 5:6-17) — Is
the love of Christ the controlling motivation of our lives? Are we
experiencing the self-liberating control of His love?
Word For The Hour (2 Corinthians 5:18-6:2) — What
is God's message of reconciliation to our deep-seated sense of
alienation and estrangement from Him? Are we carriers of that message?
Fanaticism (2 Corinthians 6:3-10) — Following
Jesus is a radical, other-worldly calling. If we were accused of being
truly Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict us?
Reciprocity Of Love (2 Corinthians 6:11-13) — Transparent
communication stretches us and makes us vulnerable. Are we learning to
be open-hearted to all, and thereby loving, for Christ's sake and by
Unequal Yoke (2 Corinthians 6:14-18) — Are
we free from all men, yet servants of all? Do any of our relationships
inhibit our freedom to love and obey God with all our heart, soul, and
To Repent (2 Corinthians 7:2-16) — Godly
repentance cleanses and liberates us. Do we keep the door of
repentance open to God's saving grace in us and through us?
And Giving (2 Corinthians 8:1-15) — Jesus
is our priceless Treasure. Are we learning to worship Him with all
that we are and own? What may we be withholding from Him this day?
Joyfully (2 Corinthians 8:16-9:15) — Grace-giving
is a miracle that mirrors God's character. Are we therefore intent on
knowing the Giver of such a radical gift?
Secret Weapons (2 Corinthians 10:1-6) —
For every Christian, spiritual warfare is a given, whether engaged
actively or passively. Are we alert to identify and engage our
True Evaluation (2 Corinthians 10:7-18) — Do
we resort to measuring and comparing ourselves with others? Are we
finding contentment in simply serving as Christ's own beloved one?
Jealousy (2 Corinthians 11:1-2) — God
is passionately jealous for the Good of His own people. Are we being
freed from damaging our relationships with self-focused jealousy?
Simplicity Of Christ (2 Corinthians 11:3-15) — Are
we getting side-tracked by the superficial and secondary? Do we need
to return to the main menu: the exquisite simplicity of the Gospel?
To Boast (2 Corinthians 11:16-33) — Do
we see the value of our failures as part of God's curriculum for
training us in humble trust? Do we trust Him to redeem our failures?
In Weakness (2 Corinthians 12:1-10) — Are
we aware of the peril of spiritual pride? Can we receive our weakness
and incompetence as a path to God's power at work in us?
Remarkable Paradox (2 Corinthians 12:11-13) — Do
we have growing confidence in the power and Presence of Christ in us,
so that self-esteem is becoming a non-issue?
Mark Of A True Servant (2 Corinthians 12:14-13:4) — God's
love in Christ for us is immeasurable. Are we choosing to be living
statements of that quality of love? Or do we put price tag on our
To Examine Yourself (2 Corinthians 13:5-10) — How
can we know whether we have true faith? What is the Evidence that we
can really know and that others can see? What about when doubt
Word Of Peace (2 Corinthians 13:11-14) — When
faced with stressful divisiveness, quarreling, and/or jealousy in our
personal & corporate lives, how and why can we remain friendly,
loving, open, and forgiving?