2 Corinthians 7:2 A Reason to Be Upset

2 Corinthians 7:2 (KJV)
Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no man.

No man is perfect, and all of us have sinned. That being the case, there is pretty much always a reason for one to be upset at another – if that’s what we want to be.

Apostle Paul knew some people in the church at Corinth were not fans of his. He besought those very same people to receive him based on these three truths:

We have wronged no man
He had not hurt any of them, either physically or socially. On the contrary, he had corrected and rebuked them. Neither of those has effected an injury upon them.

We have corrupted no man
Nothing he had said, done, or taught had influenced anyone to ruin or defilement. No one was morally or spiritually worse for the ministry of Apostle Paul.

We have defrauded no man
He had not taken advantage or gotten gain for himself from any of them. He had not stolen from them or even coveted what was theirs.

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2 Corinthians 7:2 A Reason to Be Upset

Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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