Thursday May 19, 2022 “Up to the Third Heaven”

2 Corinthians 12:2 “I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago—whether in the body I do not know, or whether out of the body I do not know, God knows—such a one was caught up to the third heaven.” Paul is referring to this own experience. His point is what he will say next is … Continue reading

Wednesday May 18, 2022 “Visions and Revelations”

2 Corinthians 12:1 “It is [a]doubtless not profitable for me to boast. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord” Paul is about to speak about those things God had revealed to him. Pray that modern day revelations in the church will be accurate and from the heart of God. When outside of the scoff and … Continue reading

Tuesday May 17, 2022 “A Good Basket Case”

2 Corinthians 11:32-33 “32 In Damascus the governor, under Aretas the king, was guarding the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desiring to arrest me; 33 but I was let down in a basket through a window in the wall, and escaped from his hands.” The Apostle Paul knew the inside of many prisons. He wasn’t afraid … Continue reading

Monday May 16, 2022 “I Cannot Tell a Lie”

2 Corinthians 11:31 “31 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying.” Paul was a man of impeccable integrity and his own worst critic. Pray tonight that we will have that kind of Godly leadership in the church. With integrity comes authority.

Sunday, May 15, 2022 “Add This to the List”

2 Corinthians 11:28-30 “28 besides the other things, what comes upon me daily: my deep concern for all the churches. 29 Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is made to stumble, and I do not burn with indignation?30 If I must boast, I will boast in the things which concern my infirmity.” Good evening and welcome to the Sunday … Continue reading

Saturday May 14, 2022 “Depravation”

2 Corinthians 11:27 “27 in weariness and toil, in sleeplessness often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness—” The early church leaders like Paul experienced much depravation for Christ’s sake. Pray for those who are deprived of sleep, food and proper attire for conditions will have their needs met through the kindness of God’s people … Continue reading

Friday May 13, 2022 “Perils and Pearls”

2 Corinthians 11:26 “26 in journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils of my own countrymen, in perils of the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;” The Bible teaches us that in the last time before the catching away of the church to be with Jesus perilous times will come. With those perilous times will … Continue reading

Thursday May 12, 2022 “Beaten, Battered and Shipwrecked”

2 Corinthians 11:24-25 “24 From the Jews five times I received forty stripes minus one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods; once I was stoned; three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I have been in the deep;” St. Paul understood what it meant to suffer for Christ. Pray that God’s people in our generation will be willing to … Continue reading

Wednesday May 11, 2022 “I Am More”

2 Corinthians 11:23 “23 Are they ministers of Christ?—I speak as a fool—I am more: in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequently, in deaths often.” Paul knows he is being foolish but as the Proverbs tell us “Answer a fool according to his folly.” Pray that Christians in our day will be ready to work hard, … Continue reading

Tuesday May 10, 2022 “So Am I and More”

2 Corinthians 11:22 “22 Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they the seed of Abraham? So am I.” The Apostle was using his heritage as a tool to explain his authority and credibility to get the church to follow his teaching. Pray that God’s people will use their familial positions to reach the hearts of others … Continue reading