Introducing the New Testament, 2nd ed. (ch. 15): 2 Corinthians
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in Paul's letters, the claim that the author has the power and responsibility to instruct, exhort, and discipline persons who were brought to faith through his ministry.
collection for Jerusalem
a fundraising effort conducted by the apostle Paul among gentile believers on behalf of Jewish believers in Jerusalem (see Acts 11:29-30; 24:17; Rom. 15:25-27; 1 Cor. 16:1-4; 2 Cor. 8-9; Gal. 2:10).
a person who takes care of things that belong to someone else; theologically, human beings are stewards of all that belongs to God.
caring for that which belongs to another; in Christianity, the term often applies to care of the earth, or to use of one's time, talents, or possessions.
opponents of Paul in Corinth, discussed in 2 Corinthians; they apparently were rhetorically gifted and claimed that their abilities and successes marked them as more commendable leaders than Paul.
theology of glory (theologia gloriae)
a way of understanding the gospel that views faith in Christ as a means to self-betterment, success, and the attainment of power.
theology of the cross (theologia crucis)
a way of understanding the gospel that views faith in Christ as an immersion into a life of service and sacrifice, marked by vulnerability and recognition of one's failings.
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