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A Model of Christian Maturity: An Exposition of 2 Corinthians 10-13

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An intense examination of the Apostle Paul's most passionate teaching on suffering, leadership and obedience, which continues to impact and challenge believers today.
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Published May 1st 2007 by Baker Books (first published 1984)
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Joy
Dec 27, 2013 Joy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the second Carson book we've used for a weekly Bible study. It has been excellent. The book reveals Paul's heart, his thorn in the flesh, chronicles his specific sufferings, models his style of spiritual leadership, and warns of false leadership in the church.

I understood the directive and process of church discipline, but this book stated the key: "Only if the body as a whole makes the offenders feel the sting of reproach and the shame of loving but firm ostracism will the step prove ef
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Corey
Nov 11, 2014 Corey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great look into the heart of the apostle Paul. Came away with a greater appreciation for the context of the Corinthian correspondence as well as the maturity of Paul as a Christian leader, especially in how he responded to the challenges of the detractors at Corinth.
David
Oct 25, 2008 David rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wow D.A. Carson delivers again. I was very convicted by this book of what a model of true christian maturity is by exegeting from 2 cor 10-13. Paul is the ultimate example and I learned much about Paul and my great faults by reading this book.

David
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D.A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He has been at Trinity since 1978. Carson came to Trinity from the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he also served for two years as academic dean. He has served as assistant pastor and pastor and has done itinerant ministry in Cana ...more
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