2 Cor 3:1-6

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you? You yourselves are our letter of recommendation, written on our[a] hearts, to be known and read by all. And you show that you are a letter from Christ delivered by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.[b]

Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God. Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but our sufficiency is from God, who has made us sufficient to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

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One response to “2 Cor 3:1-6

  1. The law condemns and shows my weakness and how I do not add up to expectations. The Spirit gives life, points to Christ, and shows that I have been redeemed, even though I don’t deserve it.

    Christ is my sufficiency. In Him I am sufficient to do His will and to be part of His kingdom. In me is no strength or skill, but I am an emissary for Him, carrying His gifts and weapons.

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