A Model of Christian Maturity: An Exposition of 2 Corinthians 10-13

A Model of Christian Maturity: An Exposition of 2 Corinthians 10-13

by D. A. Carson

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Bible scholar D. A. Carson unpacks 2 Corinthians 10-13, Paul's call for us to embrace discipline and obedience, as well as his thoughts on the nature of spiritual boasting and false leadership in the church. Through Paul we explore the struggles, opportunities, and intentions of a Christian under fire, journeying with him as he seeks to guide the Corinthian church and speak to us as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801093951
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Edition description: Repackaged Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, and is the author or editor of more than 50 books, including The God Who Is There and How Long, O Lord? He is one of the founders of The Gospel Coalition and an active guest lecturer in academic and church settings around the world.

Table of Contents

Preface 9

1 Orientation to 2 Corinthians 10-13 13

2 Disobedience versus Discipline: An Appeal for Obedient Faith (10:1-6) 47

3 The Ugliness of Spiritual One-Upmanship: How Not to Boast in the Lord (10:7-18) 77

4 The Danger of False Apostleship: Overturning False Criteria (11:1-15) 105

5 Triumphalistic Qualifications: Answering Fools according to Their Folly (11:16-33) 133

6 Destroying Super-Spiritual Visionaries: Boasting in Weakness (12:1-10) 161

7 Open Rebuke: The Failures of the Corinthians and the Motives of the Apostle (12.11-21) 185

8 Warning and Prayer: Aiming for Maturity (13:1-14) 205

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