Thematic Bible

2 Corinthians 4:1 (show verse)

Therefore having this ministry, as we have obtained mercy, we faint not;

2 Corinthians 4:2 (show verse)

but we lay aside the hidden things of disgrace, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but in the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every conscience of men, before God.

2 Corinthians 4:3 (show verse)

But if indeed our gospel is hidden, it is hidden with those who are lost:

2 Corinthians 4:4 (show verse)

in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of those who believe not, in order that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, may not shine on them.

2 Corinthians 4:5 (show verse)

For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 4:6 (show verse)

Because God is the one, having said; Out of the darkness the light shall shine, which shone in our hearts, to the enlightenment of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:7 (show verse)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, in order that the excellency of the power, may be of God, and not of us;

2 Corinthians 4:8 (show verse)

in everything being troubled, but not in difficulties incorrigible; being at a loss, but not utterly at a loss;

2 Corinthians 4:9 (show verse)

being persecuted, but not forsaken; being cast down, but not destroyed;

2 Corinthians 4:10 (show verse)

always bearing about the dying of Jesus in our body, in order that the life of Jesus may also be made manifest in our bodies.

2 Corinthians 4:11 (show verse)

For we while living are always being delivered up to death for the sake of Jesus, in order that the life of Jesus may be made manifest in our mortal flesh.

2 Corinthians 4:12 (show verse)

So that death works in us, but life in you.

2 Corinthians 4:13 (show verse)

But having the same spirit of faith, according to that which has been written, I believed, therefore I also spoke; and we believe, therefore we also speak;

2 Corinthians 4:14 (show verse)

knowing that the one having raised up the Lord Jesus will also raise us along with Jesus, and present us with you.

2 Corinthians 4:15 (show verse)

For all things are for your sakes, in order that the grace, overflowing with thanksgiving through many, may abound unto the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 4:16 (show verse)

Therefore we faint not; but if indeed our external man perishes, yet our internal man is renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 4:17 (show verse)

For the light burden of our affliction, which is evanescent, is working out for us an eternal weight of glory according to hyperbole unto hyperbole;
Abundant salvation » Afflictions add to the final glory
Afflicted saints » Comparatively light
Afflictions » What comes out of affliction
Afflictions » Blessings in disguise
Afflictions » Often blessings in disguise
Afflictions » Promises concerning » All things work for the believer's good
Assurance » Saints privileged to have, of » Comfort in affliction
Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Comfort in affliction
Divine Promises » All things work for the believer's good
Eternal » Glory » The glory will be endless
Family Joy » Future » Maternal and paternal love » The glory will be endless
Glory » Christ's » Eternal
Glory » Eternal » Enhanced by present afflictions
Glory » Eternal » Enhanced by afflictions
God » Promises of characteristics of » All things work for the believer's good
God's Promises » To the afflicted » All things work for the believer's good
Privileges of saints » All things working together for their good
Resignation » Should be exhibited in » The prospect of death
the Reward of saints » The prospect of, should lead to » Enduring suffering for Christ
the Reward of saints » Described as » An eternal weight of glory
Salvation » Abundant » Afflictions add to the final glory
Seeing » The things which are seen
Seeing » The things which are not seen
Suffering » For Christ
the future » No more » The glory will be endless
Trials » Often blessings in disguise
Weights » Illustrative » (heavy,) of the exceeding glory reserved for saints

2 Corinthians 4:18 (show verse)

we not looking at the things which are visible, but the things which are invisible; for the visible things are temporary, but the invisible things are eternal.