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Men's Breakfast and Book Study: Let's Study 2 Corinthians

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Every Tuesday until November 30, 2021

6:00am – 7:00am

Category: Men's Breakfast and Book Study | Coordinator: Bobby Wise

2 Corinthians first pageLet's Study 2 Corinthians, by Derek Prime, August 31, 2021 and through Nov. 30, 2021.

Men, join us at the Omelette Cafe, 10060 Ford Ave., Ford Plaza in Richmond Hill for a weekly study as we go over Let's Study 2 Corinthians by Derek Prime. Beginning on Tuesday, August 31st, at 6:00 am for one hour, we will meet each week, covering the chapters as laid out in the study guide at the back of the book. We plan to cover a chapter per week (excluding holidays).  Even if you aren't available for the complete study, jump in anytime. Questions? Contact Bobby Wise, newcovpres@gmail.com.

When Paul arrived, Corinth was prospering as ‘the fourth largest city in the roman empire, a commercial bridge between East and West.  It had two harbours – one on the Aegean and the other on the Adriatic Sea. Situated at such an important cross-roads of the ancient world, it became notorious for its sexual vice and immorality. the description of Gentile sin in Romans 1:18-32 fits Corinth exactly.’ Paul preached the gospel there in the early 50’s, stayed for eighteen months, and established a church there. 2 Corinthians – ‘Paul’s most autobiographical letter, in which he opens his heart more than in any other’-shows the ‘privileges and pressures of pastoral work’. It also contains ‘unique passages about perseverance under trials, the nature of Christian service, evangelism and giving.’

Table of Contents:

1 God at the Centre (2 Corinthians 1:1–2)
2 Some of God’s Purposes in Suffering (2 Corinthians 1:3–11)
3 Paul’s Change of Plans – A Matter of Integrity? (2 Corinthians 1:12–2:4)
4 Church Discipline and the Forgiveness of the Sinner (2 Corinthians 2:5–11)
5 The Letters God Writes (2 Corinthians 2:12–3:6)
6 The Glory of the New Covenant (2 Corinthians 3:7–18)
7 Why We Do Not Give Up (2 Corinthians 4:1–18)
8 Our Heavenly Dwelling (2 Corinthians 5:1–10)
9 Continuance in the Task of Evangelism (2 Corinthians 5:11–21)
10 Honouring the Ministry of the New Covenant (2 Corinthians 6:1–13)
11 In the World But Not of It (2 Corinthians 6:14–7:1)
12 Trying to Put the Record Straight (2 Corinthians 7:2–16)
13 Grace and Generosity (2 Corinthians 8:1–15)
14 The Purpose of the Visit to Corinth of Titus and His Companions (2 Corinthians 8:16–9:5)
15 Giving: Principles to Remember and Blessings Promised (2 Corinthians 9:6–15)
16 Paul’s Defence of His Ministry (2 Corinthians 10:1–18)
17 Honest Talk about Dangers (2 Corinthians 11:1–15)
18 Boasting and Its Perils (2 Corinthians 11:16–33)
19 Paul’s Vision and His Thorn (2 Corinthians 12:1–13)
20 Preparing the Ground for a Third Visit (2 Corinthians 12:14–13:14)


Derek Prime, M.A., S.Th., was born in 1931 in South Lambeth, London. During his teen years, he began to sense a call to the ministry, which was soon confirmed, and he was ordained to his first pastorate in 1957. He served as pastor for twelve years at Lansdowne Evangelical Free Church before moving to Edinburgh at the age of 38 with his wife and four children. Prime was appointed minister at Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh, where he served for eighteen years (1969-1987). While at Lansdowne, he was President of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (1966). Since 1987 he has given his time to writing and itinerant ministry and has written a number of books and articles. Derek Prime was called home to glory on March 28, 2020, at the age of 89. 

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