G44 2 CORINTHIANS
St. Paul's second letter to Corinth contains some valuable autobiographical details and religious insights.
After greeting his friends in the Church, the Apostle tells of
his and his companions' suffering for the sake of the gospel and
his consolation in Christ.
Despite the hardship and heartache, St. Paul declares his unswerving
devotion to the ministry and the proclamation of the gospel.
The Apostle now describes the new life in Christ and the Christian
role in reconciliation.
2Corinthians 5.vv.17-21, and 6.vv.1-10
St. Paul encourages the Church in charitable giving, citing for
example the generosity of God and His Son Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 8.vv.1-9, and 9.vv.6-15
The Apostle enumerates the hardships he has endured for the sake
of the gospel and his anxiety for the young churches.
St. Paul concludes his letter with a final appeal and the "Trinitarian
Grace" which has become so much a part of Christian worship.