Flashcards in Final Deck (19):
What was one of Paul's main objectives during his third missionary journey?
Taking up a special "relief offering" for the poor Christians in Jerusalem
How much time has elapsed since the
Corinthians promised to contribute to the Jerusalem church relief?
What were the reasons given in your notes for the failure to keep their promise?
The low spiritual level of the church, and the invasion of false teachers
What churches did Paul recall to the Corinthian's as an example of giving?
The Macedonian churches
Who Is the perfect example of giving used by Paul?
Who was the man mentioned specifically by Paul in chapter 8 who had done a good job in Corinth and did not have to be drafted to help with the contribution?
What were the three principles of giving stressed by Paul in chapter 9?*
What illustration from the OT did Paul borrow to show that God provides us with our daily bread?
The illustration of planting
The summary to his remarks about giving, what did we conclude in our notes about the blessings of giving?*
Our giving encourages others to give.
Our giving blesses us.
Our giving will meet needs.
Our giving will glorify God.
Our giving will unite Gods' people.
In your notes And overview of chapters 10-13, What metaphors did we use to describe Paul's approach to the Corinthians?*
A Spiritual Father
What were some of the criticisms Paul faced in Corinth according to chapter 10?
He was not a polished speaker.
He did not charge for his preaching.
He was not a "true" apostle, like Peter or the others.
He changed his travel plans.
On what two major fronts did Paul criticize the false teachers in Corinth?
They didn’t measure themselves by the Word.
They commended themselves / They "boasted" as if Paul's labor among the Corinthians was their own.
Be familiar with the perils of Paul listed in chapter 11.
Page 88, Section D.
Where was Paul rescued by the Christians when he was threatened by the Jews?
Who was the man Paul remembers in chapter 12 being received up into Heaven?
Explain the concept of the "third Heaven."
Where God dwells.
What was Paul's thorn in the flesh and why conclude this way?
Poor eyesight is one theory. He employed an amanuensis to write his letters, and he said that the Galatians would "give their eyes to him if he asked" in reference to an illness of his.
Page 89, Section F, subsection 6 shows other theories.
What did Paul pray for as he brought II Corinthians to a close?
The erring Corinthians would repent
The Corinthians might be perfect