By R. Kent Hughes

During Paul's ministry, Corinth was once a newly rebuilt, bustling, very important urban within the Roman Empire. It was once a spot choked with delight, individualism, wealth, and non secular pluralism. No ask yourself its population held little regard for Paul's message!

Sound primary? Our modern tradition has a lot in universal with old Corinth. The relevance of this e-book to church buildings at the present time is amazing. Paul promises robust theology that turns the values of the traditional Roman international upside-down-the grace of God, the centrality of the go, and God's energy made ideal in weak point. He demanding situations us to reside counterculturally.

In this observation on 2 Corinthians, Pastor R. Kent Hughes rigorously examines this letter from the apostle Paul to the church in Corinth, carrying on with to supply wealthy biblical perception for the physique of Christ. Part of the Preaching the Word series.

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