The Pastor’s Desk

I WILL NOT SPARE

2Co 13:1-3  “This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established. I told you before, and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now I write to them which heretofore have sinned, and to all other, … Continue reading I WILL NOT SPARE

THINK YE THAT WE EXCUSE OURSELVES

2Co 12:18-21  “I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps? Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for … Continue reading THINK YE THAT WE EXCUSE OURSELVES

I SEEK NOT YOURS, BUT YOU

2Co 12:14-17  “Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children. And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; … Continue reading I SEEK NOT YOURS, BUT YOU

I AM BECOME A FOOL IN GLORYING

2Co 12:11-13  “I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing. Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds. For … Continue reading I AM BECOME A FOOL IN GLORYING

MY GRACE IS SUFFICIENT

2Co 12:8-10  “For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take … Continue reading MY GRACE IS SUFFICIENT

NOT EXPEDIENT TO GLORY

2Co 12:1-4  “It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the … Continue reading NOT EXPEDIENT TO GLORY

GLORY CONCERNING INFIRMITIES

2Co 11:29-33  “Who is weak, and I am not weak? who is offended, and I burn not? If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern mine infirmities. The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for evermore, knoweth that I lie not. In Damascus the governor under Aretas the … Continue reading GLORY CONCERNING INFIRMITIES

THE CARE OF ALL THE CHURCHES

2Co 11:25-28  “Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep; In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils … Continue reading THE CARE OF ALL THE CHURCHES

AS THOUGH WE HAD BEEN WEAK

2Co 11:21-24  “I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. Howbeit whereinsoever any is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also. Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the seed of Abraham? so am I. Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I … Continue reading AS THOUGH WE HAD BEEN WEAK