To know God's love, to show God's love

Welcome to the War

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2 Corinthians 10 marks a significant shift in tone in the letter. Up to here Paul has dealt with a difficult situation with the church but seemed genuinely pleased with their progress. Now however he feels compelled to address a fundamental issue that threatens to undermine everything they’ve achieved.

[You] think that we live by the standards of this world

2 Cor. 10:2

This means that they are approaching the great war they are called to in Christ, in entirely the wrong way. To engage in that spiritual conflict successfully, they need to …

  • Use the right weapons (vv 3-6)
  • Fight the right enemy (vv 7-11)
  • Measure the right things (vv 12-18)