2 Corinthians:

This series of messages is a verse by verse exposition of the book of 2 Corinthians by Cornel Rasor, a pastor at Kootenai Community Church. These messages were preached during our Sunday Morning Worship Service. Click here for more teaching by Cornel Rasor.

A Good Boast And A New Challenge (2 Corinthians 7:14-16; 8:1-4)

Paul commends the Corinthians for their response to his “severe letter” and begins to outline a challenge to them regarding the need in Jerusalem. An exposition of 2 Corinthians 7:14-16; 8:1-4.

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Godly Sorrow (2 Corinthians 7:10-14)

Paul continues to encourage the Corinthians in their correct and wonderful response to the “severe letter”. Titus himself as the envoy was refreshed and comforted by the response and the fact that Paul had actually bragged (properly) to Titus that the Corinthians would repent was vindicated by Titus’s report. An exposition of 2 Corinthians 7:10-14.

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Promises, Blessings, Comfort and Repentance (2 Corinthians 7:1-9)

Paul comes back to his meeting in Macedonia with Titus, a subject he diverged from in chapter 2. He is comforted by the excellent response the Corinthians had to the “Severe Letter”. They had repented to salvation, and he lets them know about his joy over their obedience. An exposition of 2 Corinthians 7:1-9.

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Biblical Separation (2 Corinthians 6:15-18)

Paul finishes his encouragement to the Corinthians to be separate from worldly ways and come out of the evil culture they lived in. Knowing they would have to exist in Rome, he reminds them to be separate in their affections. Living in the world but not being of it and thus receiving the blessings that attend salvation. An exposition of 2 Corinthians 6:15-18.

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Paradoxes of Christian Ministry (2 Corinthians 6:8-15)

Paul continues the list of difficulties he faced in bringing the gospel to the world and then starts to challenge the Corinthians to next level Christian living. An exposition of 2 Corinthians 7:8-15.

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The Afflictions of Ministry (2 Corinthians 6:1-7)

Paul continues the defense of his ministry and reminds the Corinthians of what he has endured bringing the Word of God to them. An exposition of 2 Corinthians 6:1-7.

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The Ministry of Reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:19-21)

Paul encourages the Corinthians to understand they are ambassadors for God and as such they bring the Gospel to the world by their lives but more importantly by the Word of God. An exposition of 2 Corinthians 5:19-21.

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Cornel Rasor

Cornel Rasor

Pastor/Elder

Cornel was raised on a cattle ranch north of Sandpoint with his parents and 4 siblings. He graduated from Sandpoint High School in 1974. Cornel studied veterinary medicine at North Idaho College and The University of Idaho. He left college and married Kim Luckey in 1976. He worked in the lumber and logging industry until 1981 when he became the manager of the Army Surplus Store.

Cornel and Kim have 3 children and 16 grandchildren. Cornel was saved in 1975 and has been involved in the teaching ministry for 3 decades. As a young Christian, he was discipled by Jess Whetsel and finds great joy in joining him in ministry at KCC where he is active in teaching and occasional preaching. Cornel has been an elder at KCC since 2014.

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