Our Boast in the Day of the Lord, 2 Corinthians 1:14

Our Crown of Rejoicing, 1 Thessalonians 2:19

It is Not About the Crowns, it is About the People

Incorruptible Crown – for exercising self-control in all things, 1 Corinthians 9:25

Crown of Life – for enduring a temptation, James 1:12

Crown of Evangelism, Philippians 4:1

Crown of Righteousness – for those who love His appearing, 2 Timothy 4:8

Crown of Rejoicing – for Preaching the Gospel, 1 Thessalonians 2:19

Crown of Glory – For Pastors, 1 Peter 5:4

Not Boasting of Bad Conduct, 1 Corinthians 5:6

Not Boasting About Our Works for Salvation, Romans 4:2

Examining Your Own Works, Are They Worthy, Galatians 6:4

Holding Fast in the Word of Life, Philippians 2:16

Christ is our Confidence and Boast, Hebrews 3:6

Assisting In Paul’s Ministry, 2 Corinthians 1:15-16

Coming to them in Confidence, 2 Corinthians 1:15

They Have Turned again to Paul

A Second Grace

Paul giving them a benefit by working with them

Not another blessing, there is no add-on to the faith

Often Used to Imply the Holy Spirit is Given After Salvation

Misunderstanding of the Progression of the Gospel

First to the Jews, Acts 2:5

Speaking in Tongues Was a Sign to the Jews, Acts 2:8

God Showing Peter the Gentiles are Being Accepted along with the Jews, Acts 10:44-46

Then Unto the Samaritans – Who are Mixed Jews

Philip Preaching the Gospel in Samaria, Acts 8:5

God Performed Signs and Great Miracles Through Philip, Acts 8:13

They Believed but the Holy Spirit Had Not Yet Come Upon Them, Acts 8:14-16

The Apostles Laying Hands on the Samaritans, Acts 8:17

Lastly to the Gentiles

After the Rejection of the Gospel Paul Goes to the Gentiles, Acts 19:9

No Signs or Wonders, 1 Corinthians 1:22

Passing Through Them to Macedonia and then to Judea, 2 Corinthians 1:16

Certainty, 2 Corinthians 1:17-22

His Determination to Come to Them, 2 Corinthians 1:17

Not done lightly

A light load, Matthew 11:30

Light affliction, 2 Corinthians 4:17

Not Switching Between Yes and No

Paul’s Word the Them is Not with Uncertainty, 2 Corinthians 1:18

The Certainty of the Word Proclaimed, 2 Corinthians 1:19

The Promises of God are with Certainty, 2 Corinthians 1:20

Through His Promises in Christ We Have Certainty

Expressing a Proper Opinion of God through Us

The One Who Secures Us With You, 2 Corinthians 1:21

In Him our Faith is Established, Colossians 2:7

The Heart Should be Confirmed by Grace, Not Foods, Hebrews 13:9

Sealed by the Holy Spirit, 2 Corinthians 1:22

Happens at Salvation, Ephesians 1:13

Means We Belong to God, Revelation 7:3

We are Sealed Until the Day of Redemption, Ephesians 4:30

Earnest of Our Salvation

A Down Payment, or Guarantee for Final Completion, 2 Corinthians 5:4-7

Involves our Inheritance in Christ, Ephesians 1:14