Thematic Bible

2 Corinthians 4:1 (show verse)

Therefore seeing that we have such an office, even as mercy is come on us, we faint not:

2 Corinthians 4:2 (show verse)

but have cast from us the cloaks of unhonesty, and walk not in craftiness, neither corrupt we the word of God: but walk in open truth, and report ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 4:3 (show verse)

If our Gospel be yet hid, it is hid among them that are lost,

2 Corinthians 4:4 (show verse)

in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest should shine unto them the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, which is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 4:5 (show verse)

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

2 Corinthians 4:6 (show verse)

For it is God that commanded the light to shine out of darkness, which hath shined in our hearts, for to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:7 (show verse)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels that the excellent power of it might appear to be of God, and not of us.

2 Corinthians 4:8 (show verse)

We are troubled on every side, yet are we not without shift. We are in poverty: but not utterly without somewhat.

2 Corinthians 4:9 (show verse)

We are persecuted: but are not forsaken. We are cast down: nevertheless we perish not.

2 Corinthians 4:10 (show verse)

And we always bear in our bodies the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus might appear in our bodies.

2 Corinthians 4:11 (show verse)

For we which live, are always delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might appear in our mortal flesh.

2 Corinthians 4:12 (show verse)

So then death worketh in us, and life in you.

2 Corinthians 4:13 (show verse)

Seeing then that we have the same spirit of faith, according as it is written - "I believed and therefore have I spoken" - we also believe, and therefore speak.

2 Corinthians 4:14 (show verse)

For we know that he which raised up the Lord Jesus, shall raise up us, also, by the means of Jesus, and shall set us with you;

2 Corinthians 4:15 (show verse)

for all things I do for your sakes, that the plenteous grace by thanks given of many, may redound to the praise of God.

2 Corinthians 4:16 (show verse)

Wherefore, we are not wearied: but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 4:17 (show verse)

For our exceeding tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepareth an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us,
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)

while we look not on the things which are seen, but on the things which are not seen. For things which are seen, are temporal: but things which are not seen are eternal.