2 CorinthiansChapter 1
The apostle blesses God for comfort in, and deliverance out of troubles 1-11. He professes his own and his fellow-laborers’ integrity 12-14. Gives reasons for his not coming to them 15-24.
2 Corinthians Chapter 2
Reasons for the apostle not coming to Corinth 1-4. Directions about restoring the repentant offender 5-11. An account of his labors and success in spreading the gospel of Christ 12-17.
2 Corinthians Chapter 3
The preference of the gospel to the law given by Moses 1-11. The preaching of the apostle was suitable to the excellency and evidence of the gospel, through the power of the Holy Ghost 12-18.
2 Corinthians Chapter 4
The apostles labored with much diligence, sincerity, and faithfulness 1-7. Their sufferings for the gospel were great, yet with rich supports 8-12. Prospects of eternal glory keep believers from fainting under troubles 13-18.
2 Corinthians Chapter 5
The apostle’s hope and desire of heavenly glory 1-8. This excited to diligence. The reasons of his being affected with zeal for the Corinthians 9-15. The necessity of regeneration, and of reconciliation with God through Christ 16-21.
2 Corinthians Chapter 6
The apostle, with others, proved themselves faithful ministers of Christ, by their unblamable life and behavior 1-10. By affection for them, And by earnest concern, that they might have no fellowship with unbelievers and idolaters 11-18.
2 Corinthians Chapter 7
An exhortation to holiness, and the whole church entreated to bear affection to the apostle 1-4. He rejoiced in their sorrowing to repentance 5-11. And in the comfort they and Titus had together 12-16.
2 Corinthians Chapter 8
The apostle reminds them of charitable contributions for the poor saints 1-6. Enforces this by their gifts, and by the love and grace of Christ 7-9. By the willingness they had shown to this good work 10-15. He recommends Titus to them 16-24.
2 Corinthians Chapter 9
The reason for sending Titus to collect their alms 1-5. The Corinthians to be liberal and cheerful, The apostle thanks God for his unspeakable gift 6-15.
2 Corinthians Chapter 10
The apostle states his authority with meekness and humility 1-6. Reasons with the Corinthians 7-11. Seeks the glory of God, and to be approved of him 12-18.
2 Corinthians Chapter 11
The apostle gives the reasons for speaking in his own commendation 1-14. Shows that he had freely preached the gospel 5-15. Explains what he was going to add in defense of his own character 16-21. He gives an account of his labors, cares, sufferings, dangers, and deliverances 22-33.
2 Corinthians Chapter 12
The apostle’s revelations 1-6. Which were improved to his spiritual advantage 7-10.
The signs of an apostle were in him, His purpose of making them a visit; but he expresses his fear lest he should have to be severe with some 11-21.
2 Corinthians Chapter 13
The apostle threatens obstinate offenders 1-6. He prays for their reformation 7-10.
And ends the epistle with a salutation and blessing 11-14.