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Bible Reading - 2 Corinthians 10

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2 Corinthians 10

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NotesPaul defends his ministry to the Corinthians, stating that though he is bold in his letters, and seemingly meek in person, what he professes in his letters, he lives out when he is among them. We also see here echoes of ideas of warring not against flesh and blood, that we see elsewhere, in Paul’s other epistles. 1

  1. For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, (2 Corinthians 10:3-5 ESV) For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. (Ephesians 6:12 ESV↩︎