The Pastor’s Desk

AS IN WORD, ALSO IN DEED

2Co 10:11-13  “Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present. For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and … Continue reading AS IN WORD, ALSO IN DEED

AFTER THE OUTWARD APPEARANCE

2Co 10:7-10  “Do ye look on things after the outward appearance? If any man trust to himself that he is Christ's, let him of himself think this again, that, as he is Christ's, even so are we Christ's. For though I should boast somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord hath given us for edification, … Continue reading AFTER THE OUTWARD APPEARANCE

MIGHTY THROUGH GOD

2Co 10:3-6  “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:  (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every … Continue reading MIGHTY THROUGH GOD

BY THE MEEKNESS AND GENTLENESS OF CHRIST

2Co 10:1-2  “Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you: But I beseech you, that I may not be bold when I am present with that confidence, wherewith I think to be bold against some, which think … Continue reading BY THE MEEKNESS AND GENTLENESS OF CHRIST

THANK GOD FOR HIS UNSPEAKABLE GIFT

2Co 9:12-15  “For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God; Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men; And by … Continue reading THANK GOD FOR HIS UNSPEAKABLE GIFT

AND GOD IS ABLE

2Co 9:8-11  “And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:  (As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth forever. Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister … Continue reading AND GOD IS ABLE

GOD LOVETH A CHEERFUL GIVER

2Co 9:5-7  “Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness. But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also … Continue reading GOD LOVETH A CHEERFUL GIVER

YOUR ZEAL HATH PROVOKED MANY

2Co 9:1-4  “For as touching the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you: For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many. Yet have I sent the brethren, … Continue reading YOUR ZEAL HATH PROVOKED MANY

WE HAVE SENT OUR BROTHER

2Co 8:22-24  “And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, upon the great confidence which I have in you. Whether any do enquire of Titus, he is my partner and fellowhelper concerning you: or our brethren be enquired of, they are the … Continue reading WE HAVE SENT OUR BROTHER

PROVIDING FOR HONEST THINGS

2Co 8:19-21  “And not that only, but who was also chosen of the churches to travel with us with this grace, which is administered by us to the glory of the same Lord, and declaration of your ready mind: Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us: Providing for … Continue reading PROVIDING FOR HONEST THINGS