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The Book of 2 Corinthians
 

2 Corinthians is one of Paul's Epistles. Epistles are letters Paul wrote to Christians in the early churches.

 

2 Corinthians was written to the church that was in Corinth.

Corinth was located in Greece. It was one of the largest and most important cities in Ancient Greece.  Paul lived in Corinth for 18 months and founded the Christian church there.

About 4 years later, Paul was in Ephesus in Turkey and wrote his first letter to the church in Corinth. He wrote it in about the year 57 A.D. That was the book called 1 Corinthians.

Paul visited the church in Corinth again. It was not a good visit. Paul called it "a painful visit." Then he wrote his second letter to them. Some Bible scholars think that Paul wrote 3 or 4 letters to the Corinthians, but that his 2nd, 3rd, and 4th letters were all put together to make the book of 2 Corinthians.

 


Paul wrote this letter because he had learned about some problems in the Corinthian church.


Some of the parts of 2 Corinthians:

Paul thanks Gods for helping him during his suffering.
Paul writes about his love for the Corinthians.
Paul writes about his calling to witness for God.
Paul tells the Corinthian Christians not to associate with non-believers.
Paul tells the Corinthians how to make a collection to help the poor people in the church in Jerusalem.
 

Bible scholars say that 2 Corinthians is Paul's most personal letter. He talks about his call to the ministry. It also shows Paul's human faults and his temper.

sexual immorality, lawsuits among believers, marriage and singleness, freedom in Christ, order in worship, the significance of the Lordís Supper, and the right use of spiritual gifts; he also included a profound teaching on the resurrection. - See more at: http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/first-corinthians.html#sthash.ncb1vzGo.dpuf
sexual immorality, lawsuits among believers, marriage and singleness, freedom in Christ, order in worship, the significance of the Lordís Supper, and the right use of spiritual gifts; he also included a profound teaching on the resurrection. - See more at: http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/first-corinthians.html#sthash.ncb1vzGo.dpuf
sexual immorality, lawsuits among believers, marriage and singleness, freedom in Christ, order in worship, the significance of the Lordís Supper, and the right use of spiritual gifts; he also included a profound teaching on the resurrection. - See more at: http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/first-corinthians.html#sthash.ncb1vzGo.dpuf
sexual immorality, lawsuits among believers, marriage and singleness, freedom in Christ, order in worship, the significance of the Lordís Supper, and the right use of spiritual gifts; he also included a profound teaching on the resurrection. - See more at: http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/first-corinthians.html#sthash.ncb1vzGo.dpuf
sexual immorality, lawsuits among believers, marriage and singleness, freedom in Christ, order in worship, the significance of the Lordís Supper, and the right use of spiritual gifts; he also included a profound teaching on the resurrection. - See more at: http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/first-corinthians.html#sthash.ncb1vzGo.dpuf


 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


















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