2 Corinthians: Words from a Caring Shepherd (MacArthur Bible Studies) (Paperback)

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2 Corinthians: Words from a Caring Shepherd (MacArthur Bible Studies) (Paperback)

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The apostle Paul wrote this intensely personal and biographical letter to defend his ministry and integrity against the slanderous attacks of false teachers and critics of the Christian movement.

After spending eighteen months in Corinth helping to establish a church, the apostle Paul moved on in his mission to build more churches in Asia Minor. But back in Corinth, false teachers began to infiltrate the church, and they were intent on ruining Paul's character and ministry. This threatened to separate and create chaos among this once-unified body.

Pastor John MacArthur will take you through the first letter to the church in Corinth to show how Paul deals firmly with the false teachers and their followers by focusing primarily on Christ, while embracing his own weaknesses and imperfections. As a powerful reminder for struggling and maligned believers everywhere, Paul quotes the Savior: "My grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness."

--ABOUT THE SERIES--

The MacArthur Bible Study series is designed to help you study the Word of God with guidance from widely respected pastor and author John MacArthur. Each guide provides intriguing examinations of the whole of Scripture by examining its parts and incorporates:

  • Extensive, but straight-forward commentary on the text.
  • Detailed observations on overriding themes, timelines, history, and context.
  • Word and phrase studies to help you unlock the broader meaning and apply it to your life.
  • Probing, interactive questions with plenty of space to write down your response and thoughts.
John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, president of the Master's College and Seminary, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry. In more than four decades of ministry, John has written dozens of bestselling books, including The MacArthur Study Bible, The Gospel According to Jesus, and Slave. He lives in Los Angeles.
Product Details ISBN: 9780718035082
ISBN-10: 0718035089
Publisher: Harperchristian Resources
Publication Date: December 29th, 2015
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: MacArthur Bible Studies