Thematic Bible

2 Corinthians 4:1 (show verse)

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

2 Corinthians 4:2 (show verse)

but we renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, not handling the word of God deceitfully; but, by the manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 4:3 (show verse)

And, even if our Gospel has been veiled, it has been veiled in those who perish;

2 Corinthians 4:4 (show verse)

in whom the god of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ, Who is the image of God, should not shine upon them.

2 Corinthians 4:5 (show verse)

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord; and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake;

2 Corinthians 4:6 (show verse)

because it is the God Who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," Who shined in our hearts, 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 exceeding greatness may be of God, and not from ourselves;

2 Corinthians 4:8 (show verse)

being pressed on every side, yet not cooped up; perplexed, yet not despairing;

2 Corinthians 4:9 (show verse)

pursued, yet not abandoned; smitten down, yet 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 always 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 that death is working in us, but life in you.

2 Corinthians 4:13 (show verse)

But, having the same spirit of faith, according to what has been written, "I believed, therefore did I speak"; we believe, therefore also we 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 through the many, may make the thanksgiving abound, to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 4:16 (show verse)

Wherefore, we faint not; but even if our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 4:17 (show verse)

For our momentary light tribulation is working out for us more and more exceedingly an eternal 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 that are seen, but at the things that are not seen; for the things that are seen are temporal, but the things that are unseen are eternal.