This is the page for all my resources and documents for the book of Second Corinthians. The first section contains documents that survey the entire book. The next section is broken down by each passage. Click the label of any passage to expand for access to documents and information about each individual passage. Feel free to use and distribute any information you find helpful as long as you give credit where appropriate.
General Documents
Individual Passages
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1:1-2 Introduction
1:3-7:15 Paul's Defense of His Ministry
1:3-2:13 Explanation of His Itinerary
  • 1:3-7 Theological Reason: Comfort in Suffering
  • 1:8-11 Paul's Suffering
  • 1:12-14 Paul's Integrity in Dealing with Them
  • 1:15-22 Paul's Original Plan
  • 1:23-2:4 Paul's Change of Plan and Its Reason
  • 2:5-11 Follow Up on Church Discipline
  • 2:12-13 Paul's Current Itinerary
2:14-7:4 Explanation of His Ministry Effectiveness
7:5-16 Explanation of His Itinerary
  • 7:5-13 Paul's Response to Titus's Report
  • 7:13-16 Paul's Response to Titus's Return
8:1-9:15 The Collection
  • 8:1-7 Macedonia's Example of Giving
  • 8:8-15 Giving Encouraged
  • 8:16-24 Paul's Plan for the Collection
  • 9:1-5 Paul's Confidence in the Corinthians
  • 9:6-15 Theological Reasons for Giving
10:1-12:13 Confronting and Confuting the False Apostles
  • 10:1-6 Paul's Spiritual Strength for Warfare
  • 10:7-11 Paul Boasts by Refusing to Boast
  • 10:12-18 Gospel Boasting
  • 11:1-6 Paul Worries that They are Being Deceived
  • 11:7-11 Paul Defends His Actions
  • 11:12-15 Paul Exposes the 'False Apostles'
  • 11:16-29 Paul Boasts in His Weakness
  • 11:30-33 Paul Boasts in His Suffering
  • 12:1-10 Paul Anti-Boasts in His Supernatural Experiences
  • 12:11-13 Paul Compares Himself to the 'False Apostles'
12:14-13:10 Preparation for Paul's Visit
  • 12:14-18 Paul's Appeal to the Corinthians
  • 12:19-21 Paul Apprehension of the Corinthian's Response
  • 13:1-4 Warning that Christ's True Servant is Coming
  • 13:5-10 The Final Verdict by Gospel Standards
13:11-14 Conclusion