Read [biblegateway passage=”2 Corinthians 11″].
What is a “godly jealousy?”
What type of suffering did Paul endure? How does that strengthen you in your suffering today?
Read [biblegateway passage=”2 Corinthians 12″].
Write out verse 9.
We don’t know what Paul’s “thorn” was, however it was probably a repetitive issue for him. Do you have an issue that causes you repeated frustration? Take some time to pray about that and thank God that it can remind you of your daily need for His grace.
Read [biblegateway passage=”2 Corinthians 13″].
Why do you think Paul said a matter required testimony of more than one witness? (Note that Paul may have had certain situations in mind, but the principle has truth to it.)
In verse 11 Paul says to “aim for perfection.” How does aiming differ from striving?
Read [biblegateway passage=”Galatians 1″].
What surprised Paul about the Galatians?
Are you tempted to add anything to the simple Gospel (i.e. good works, a church tradition, etc.) as required for salvation?
Read [biblegateway passage=”Galatians 2″].
What does verse 6 remind you of?
Paul and Peter had a falling out. What do you learn from this?