Paul had a roller coaster relationship with the church in Corinth. They loved him. Then they hated him. They admired him. Then they belittled him. Like the ocean tide, the Corinthian believers were up and down in their estimation of the apostle. (4 Minutes, 1000 Words) Read More
Paul, longing for the church to become fully united to the love of Christ, has prayed for the Spirit to build up our inner person and for Christ to settle in our hearts through faith. Here, he continues his request by asking that the love of Christ would establish us. It is a love, he confesses, which “surpasses knowledge,” but should still root and ground us, running into our the core of our motivations and desires.
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