Friday, May 31, 2013

Day 151, May 31 - 2 Corinthians 1

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20 For all the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory.

Amen - so it is, so be it, may it be fulfilled. It was a custom, which passed over from the synagogues to the Christian assemblies, that when he who had read or discoursed, had offered up solemn prayer to God, the others responded Amen, and thus made the substance of what was uttered their own. (Strong's)


  1. 8 For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. 9 Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who raises the dead. 10 He delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again. 11 You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.
    Sometimes, when we don't understand why the burdens of life pile upon us, it is good to remember that we may be getting a reminder to trust God rather than ourselves.

  2. 2 Corinthians 1
    3-4 Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! He is the Father who is compassionate and the God who gives comfort. He comforts us whenever we suffer. That is why whenever other people suffer, we are able to comfort them by using the same comfort we have received from God.