The People's Bible Commentary - 2 Corinthians: A devotional commentary for study and preaching

The People's Bible Commentary - 2 Corinthians: A devotional commentary for study and preaching

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Paul's second letter to the young church at Corinth is forged in difficult circumstances. False teachers were challenging his authority and he also had to defend the practice of church discipline for those who had strayed. Despite the believers' failings - their criticism of Paul's ministry in particular- his love and concern for them shines throughout this letter.

Title The People's Bible Commentary - 2 Corinthians: A devotional commentary for study and preaching
Author Dr Aida Besancon Spencer
Description

Paul's second letter to the young church at Corinth is forged in difficult circumstances. False teachers were challenging his authority and he also had to defend the practice of church discipline for those who had strayed. Despite the believers' failings - their criticism of Paul's ministry in particular- his love and concern for them shines throughout this letter.

Above all, he yearns for them to hold to the truth revealed to them: 'This extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us...'

Details
  • Product code: DOWN0731
  • Published: 16 February 2001
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240

Paul's second letter to the young church at Corinth is forged in difficult circumstances. False teachers were challenging his authority and he also had to defend the practice of church discipline for those who had strayed. Despite the believers' failings - their criticism of Paul's ministry in particular- his love and concern for them shines throughout this letter.

Above all, he yearns for them to hold to the truth revealed to them: 'This extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us...'

Dr Aida Besancon Spencer is Professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, USA. She has written numerous books, chapters and articles including Beyond the Curse (Hendrickson, 1989) and, most recently, Marriage at the Crossroads (IVP, 2009) and Global Voices on Biblical Equality (Wipf and Stock, 2008).