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2 Corinthians 3:11

Read Introduction to 2 Corinthians   11 For if what is passing away was glorious, what remains is much more glorious.   The third contrast is between the past and present (v. 11). The administration of the Law was a passing one; its glory faded. Grace is permanent....

2 Corinthians 3:10

Read Introduction to 2 Corinthians   10 For even what was made glorious had no glory in this respect, because of the glory that excels.   Verses 10 and 11 show that the New Covenant completely eclipsed the splendor of the Old Covenant. The greater glory of the...

2 Corinthians 3:9

Read Introduction to 2 Corinthians   9 For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, the ministry of righteousness exceeds much more in glory.   We find the second contrast to the Old and New Covenants in verses 9 and 10 between condemnation and justification. Law...

2 Corinthians 3:8

Read Introduction to 2 Corinthians   8 how will the ministry of the Spirit not be more glorious?   8 how will the ministry of the Spirit not be more glorious? Verses 8-11 argue the superiority of the New Covenant. The glory of the imparted Spirit is more glorious than...

2 Corinthians 3:7b

Read Introduction to 2 Corinthians 7 But if the ministry of death, written and engraved on stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not look steadily at the face of Moses because of the glory of his countenance, which glory was passing away,   ...