WE ARE MINISTERS OF A NEW COVENANT
2 Corinthians 3:1-18
Key Verse: 3:6
“He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant— not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.”
In the passage, Paul explains how he/we became ministers of a new covenant (1-6). He also talk about how glorious our ministry is, and what blessings we have received (7-16, 18-19).
- You are a letter from Christ (1-6)
First, you yourselves are our letter (1-3). Look at verse 1. “Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, like some people, letters of recommendation to you or from you?” Here Paul is addressing a problem in his relationship to the Corinthians. They had been influenced by false apostles who … Read the rest