A Summary of the Christian Life

‘Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.’ Full chapter _____________ 2 Corinthians 13 This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be … Continued

The Presence of God

Paul’s closing counsels set before us the duties of Christian cheerfulness, keeping spiritual perspective and faith alive, being of one mind as a church family and maintaining harmony.  Here are the steps to be taken, and the great reward of God’s presence in our midst. Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians is easily the most … Continued

Securing the Presence of God

Far more than ‘sundry’ good wishes, here are Paul’s five conditions for the presence of God: the maintaining of joy; living a full-spectrum Christian life; knowing how to gain comfort in trials; being of one mind with believers; and being a peace-maker.