The apostle blesses God for
comfort in, and deliverance out of troubles 1-11. He professes his
own and his fellow-laborers' integrity 12-14. Gives reasons for his
not coming to them 15-24.
2 Corinthians Chapter 2
Reasons for the apostle not
coming to Corinth 1-4. Directions about restoring the repentant
offender 5-11. An account of his labors and success in spreading the
gospel of Christ 12-17.
2 Corinthians Chapter 3
The preference of the gospel to
the law given by Moses 1-11. The preaching of the apostle was
suitable to the excellency and evidence of the gospel, through the
power of the Holy Ghost 12-18.
2 Corinthians Chapter 4
The apostles labored with much
diligence, sincerity, and faithfulness 1-7. Their sufferings for the
gospel were great, yet with rich supports 8-12. Prospects of eternal
glory keep believers from fainting under troubles 13-18.
2 Corinthians Chapter 5
The apostle's hope and desire of
heavenly glory 1-8. This excited to diligence. The reasons of his
being affected with zeal for the Corinthians 9-15. The necessity of
regeneration, and of reconciliation with God through Christ 16-21.
2 Corinthians Chapter 6
The apostle, with others, proved
themselves faithful ministers of Christ, by their unblamable life
and behavior 1-10. By affection for them, And by earnest concern,
that they might have no fellowship with unbelievers and idolaters
2 Corinthians Chapter 7
An exhortation to holiness, and
the whole church entreated to bear affection to the apostle 1-4. He
rejoiced in their sorrowing to repentance 5-11. And in the comfort
they and Titus had together 12-16.
2 Corinthians Chapter 8
The apostle reminds them of
charitable contributions for the poor saints 1-6. Enforces this by
their gifts, and by the love and grace of Christ 7-9. By the
willingness they had shown to this good work 10-15. He recommends
Titus to them 16-24.
2 Corinthians Chapter 9
The reason for sending Titus to
collect their alms 1-5. The Corinthians to be liberal and cheerful,
The apostle thanks God for his unspeakable gift 6-15.
2 Corinthians Chapter 10
The apostle states his authority
with meekness and humility 1-6. Reasons with the Corinthians 7-11.
Seeks the glory of God, and to be approved of him 12-18.
2 Corinthians Chapter 11
The apostle gives the reasons for
speaking in his own commendation 1-14. Shows that he had freely
preached the gospel 5-15. Explains what he was going to add in
defense of his own character 16-21. He gives an account of his
labors, cares, sufferings, dangers, and deliverances 22-33.
2 Corinthians Chapter 12
The apostle's revelations 1-6.
Which were improved to his spiritual advantage 7-10.
The signs of an apostle were in him, His purpose of making them a
visit; but he expresses his fear lest he should have to be severe
with some 11-21.
The apostle threatens obstinate
offenders 1-6. He prays for their reformation 7-10.
And ends the epistle with a salutation and blessing 11-14.