The Pastor’s Desk

A HOUSE NOT MADE WITH HANDS

2Co 5:1-3  “For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven: If so be that being clothed we shall … Continue reading A HOUSE NOT MADE WITH HANDS

OUR LIGHT AFFLICTION

2Co 4:17-18  “For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not … Continue reading OUR LIGHT AFFLICTION

THE INWARD MAN IS RENEWED DAY BY DAY

2Co 4:15-16  “For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God. For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.” Paul has spoken of the miraculous power of God who … Continue reading THE INWARD MAN IS RENEWED DAY BY DAY

WE BELIEVE, AND THEREFORE SPEAK

2Co 4:11-14  “For we which live are alway delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh. So then death worketh in us, but life in you. We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; … Continue reading WE BELIEVE, AND THEREFORE SPEAK

TROUBLED, YET NOT DISTRESSED

2Co 4:8-10  “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.” “We have you surrounded. Come … Continue reading TROUBLED, YET NOT DISTRESSED

WE PREACH NOT OURSELVES

2Co 4:5-7  “For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake. For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have … Continue reading WE PREACH NOT OURSELVES

THE GLORIOUS GOSPEL OF CHRIST

2Co 4:1-4  “Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not; But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. But if our gospel be … Continue reading THE GLORIOUS GOSPEL OF CHRIST

WHERE THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS

2Co 3:15-18  “But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart. Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away. Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all, with open face beholding as in a … Continue reading WHERE THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS

THAT WHICH REMAINETH IS GLORIOUS

2Co 3:11-14  “For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious. Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech: And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which … Continue reading THAT WHICH REMAINETH IS GLORIOUS

THE MINISTRATION OF RIGHTEOUSNESS

2Co 3:7-10  “But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away: How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious? For if the ministration … Continue reading THE MINISTRATION OF RIGHTEOUSNESS