Embracing Affliction - 2 Corinthians

by Bob Corbin & Family Bible Church · · ·

An Expository Series covering 2 Corinthians by Bob Corbin. Presented at Family Bible Church located in Martinez, GA

Last week, we began studying the second epistle of Paul to the Corinthians. As we began our study, we considered Paul's "thesis statement" regarding the purpose of affliction in the life of the believer. Through afflictions, we have the opportunity to receive the encouragement of God and, subsequently, to dispense that same encouragement to others who are experiencing afflictions. Hence, rather than seeing trials as the world sees them - as hindrances and enemies to our happiness - we must come to embrace them knowing that our Sovereign God allowed them into our lives in order that we might grow …

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2 Corinthians 1:1-7