Thematic Bible

2 Corinthians 3:1 (show verse)

Do we begin again to recommend ourselves? or do we need, as some do, recommendatory epistles to you, or letters of recommendation from you?

2 Corinthians 3:2 (show verse)

Ye are our epistle, inscribed on our hearts, known and read by all men:

2 Corinthians 3:3 (show verse)

being manifest that ye are the epistle of Christ, through our ministration, written not with ink, but by the Spirit of the living God; not on tables of stone, but on tables of the heart of flesh.

2 Corinthians 3:4 (show verse)

And such confidence have we through Christ towards God:

2 Corinthians 3:5 (show verse)

not that we can of ourselves reckon upon any thing as from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God.

2 Corinthians 3:6 (show verse)

Who hath also fitted us to be ministers of the new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit: for the letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life.

2 Corinthians 3:7 (show verse)

Now if the ministration of death which was in writing, and engraven on stones, was so glorious that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly on the face of Moses, because of the lustre of his countenance, which was to be taken away:

2 Corinthians 3:8 (show verse)

shall not the ministration of the Spirit be more glorious?

2 Corinthians 3:9 (show verse)

For if the ministration of condemnation was so glorious, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory:

2 Corinthians 3:10 (show verse)

since what was then made glorious was not in comparison glorious, because of the glory that surpasseth it.

2 Corinthians 3:11 (show verse)

For if that, which was to be taken away, came with glory, much more that which abideth is glorious.

2 Corinthians 3:12 (show verse)

Having therefore such hope, we use much freedom of speech:

2 Corinthians 3:13 (show verse)

and do not as Moses, who put a veil upon his face, intimating that the children of Israel could not look to the end of that which was to be abolished; but their minds were blinded:

2 Corinthians 3:14 (show verse)

for unto this day the same veil remaineth unremoved in the reading of the old testament, which veil is taken away in Christ.

2 Corinthians 3:15 (show verse)

But to this day, when Moses is read, the veil is upon their heart.

2 Corinthians 3:16 (show verse)

Though when it turneth unto the Lord, the veil is taken off:

2 Corinthians 3:17 (show verse)

now the Lord is that Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

2 Corinthians 3:18 (show verse)

But we all with unveiled face beholding, as in a glass, the glory of the Lord, are transformed according to the same image from glory to glory, as proceeding from the Spirit of the Lord.