2 Corinthians

Vanities and Verities

October 30, 2017

VANITIES AND VERITIES.   “We look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.”— 2 Corinthians iv. 18.   THE apostle Paul was by no means a stoic. He had not conquered all human feeling, and rendered …

2 Corinthians:4:18

Expected Proof of Professed Love

January 1, 1970

Expected Proof of Professed Love    “Shew ye the proof of your love.”— 2 Corinthians viii. 24.   IN every believer’s heart there is love to God. He cannot else be a child of God. In every Christian’s soul there is love to Jesus Christ. How could he be a Christian otherwise? As a consequence of this, in every …

2 Corinthians:8:24

A Sermon Upon One Nothing by Another Nothing

January 1, 1970

A Sermon Upon One Nothing by Another Nothing    “Though I be nothing.”— 2 Corinthians xii. 11.   THE divine discipline had succeeded well with the apostle Paul. There was danger of his being exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelation which he received, and therefore there was given him a thorn in the flesh, a messenger …

2 Corinthians:12:11

Christ’s Ambassadors

June 10, 1909

No. 3148A Sermon Published on Thursday, June 10, 1909,Delivered by C.H. Spurgeon, At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington,On Thursday Evening, February 27, 1873 “Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.”— 2 Corinthians 5:20 So, then, there is war between …

2 Corinthians:5:20

Knowing and Doing

May 14, 1908

No. 3092A Sermon Published on Thursday, May 14, 1908,Delivered by C.H. Spurgeon,At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington,On Lord’s-Day Evening, May 17th, 1874. For Ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.”— 2 Corinthians 8:9. WE may, for …

2 Corinthians:8:9


May 7, 1908

No. 3091A Sermon Published on Thursday, May 7, 1908,Delivered by C.H. Spurgeon,At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. “Are they Israelites? so am I.” — 2 Corinthians 11:22. PAUL was proud of his extraction as a Jew. Taking this expression in its literal sense, I feel that he had much to be proud of. Judah’s banner must not rank second among …

2 Corinthians:11:22

A Wafer of Honey

February 8, 1906

A Wafer of Honey No. 2974A Sermon Published On Thursday February 8th, 1906Delivered By C.H. Spurgeon,At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington,In The Year 1863 “Thy grace is sufficient for thee.” — 2 Corinthians 12:9. LET no Christian imagine that he will ever have immunity from trouble while he continues in the body. Should you be favored with visions and …

2 Corinthians:12:9

God’s Unspeakable Gift

January 8, 1893

God’s Unspeakable Gift   “Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.”— 2 Corinthians ix. 15.   IF you will read, at home, the chapter from which our text is taken, you will find that Paul was stirring up the Corinthians to an act of liberality. He had boasted of what they would do, and he had just a …

2 Corinthians:9:15

Christ’s Motive and Ours

November 29, 1891

Christ’s Motive and Ours   “For your sakes.”— 2 Corinthians viii. 9. “For his sake.”— Philippians i. 29. THE true test of any action lies in its motive. Many a deed, which seems to be glorious, is really mean and ignoble because it is done with a base intention; while other actions, which appear to be poor and paltry, …

2 Corinthians:8:9

The Best Donation

April 5, 1891

The Best Donation   “And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.”— 2 Corinthians viii. 5.   HERE we see the apostle Paul disappointed, though he was never discontented. God had taught him how to abound, and how to suffer need. In …

2 Corinthians:8:5