Thematic Bible

2 Corinthians 4:1 (show verse)

Therefore, having this ministry through the mercy we received, we are not fainthearted;

2 Corinthians 4:2 (show verse)

but have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every mans conscience in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 4:3 (show verse)

But if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to them that perish,

2 Corinthians 4:4 (show verse)

in whom the God of this world blinded the understandings of the unbelieving, so that they cannot behold the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 4:5 (show verse)

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus sake.

2 Corinthians 4:6 (show verse)

For it is God, who commanded light to shine out of darkness, that shined in our hearts, to give the light 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, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not of us;

2 Corinthians 4:8 (show verse)

being troubled on every side, yet not distressed; perplexed, but not in despair;

2 Corinthians 4:9 (show verse)

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

2 Corinthians 4:10 (show verse)

always bearing about in the body the dying of Jesus, that the life also of Jesus may be manifested in our body.

2 Corinthians 4:11 (show verse)

For we who live are continually delivered up to death for Jesus sake, that the life also of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh.

2 Corinthians 4:12 (show verse)

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

2 Corinthians 4:13 (show verse)

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

2 Corinthians 4:14 (show verse)

knowing that he who raised up the Lord Jesus will raise up us also with Jesus, and will present us with you.

2 Corinthians 4:15 (show verse)

For all things are for your sakes, that the grace abounding by means of the greater number may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 4:16 (show verse)

For which cause we are not fainthearted; but though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 4:17 (show verse)

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh out for us, in a higher and still higher degree, an everlasting weight of glory;
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 at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are but for a time; but the things which are not seen are ever lasting.