II Corinthians 2:  Triumphant Through Christ

1. How was Paul determined to not come to the Corinthians? 2:1

2. What was Paul’s reason for writing to them; what did he want them to do? 
    What attitude did he want them to have?  2:3-4

3. You will recall from I Corinthians that a man in the church had sinned and
      was disciplined.  Did Paul feel his punishment was sufficient? 2:6

4. Now that this church member had been restored to fellowship,
      what was to the attitude of the church toward him?  2:7-8

5. What is the attitude of James concerning the
        restoration of sinners in James 5:19-20?

6. What caution does Paul give concerning the
        restoration of sinners in Galatians 6:1?

7. Who do we not want to take advantage of us?  2:11

8. In what two cities did Paul find “open doors” of ministry?
    Read I Corinthians 16:8-9, II Corinthians 2:12

9. What did Paul want to see opened for him in Colossians 4:3?

10. Who did Paul take with him in Galatians 2:1?

11. In Troas, why was Paul’s spirit troubled?  2:2-13

12. List the several kinds of “sweet smells” or fragrances Paul
      mentions in vv. 14-16.

13. According to 2:16, who is the “smell of death” upon?

14. According to 2:16, who is the “smell of life” upon?

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Woman was formed by God - out of man's side to be equal, from under his arm for protection, and near his heart to be loved.