2 Corinthians 3.12-18 – April 22, 2020

2 Corinthians 3:12–18

Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. 13 We are not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face to prevent the Israelites from seeing the end of what was passing away. 14 But their minds were made dull, for to this day the same veil remains when the old covenant is read. It has not been removed, because only in Christ is it taken away. 15 Even to this day when Moses is read, a veil covers their hearts. 16 But whenever anyone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate  the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. (2 Corinthians 3:12–18, NIV)

The Spirit of the Lord does not hold us captive, but rather, offers us freedom!

Thought Questions:

Why does hope allow you to be bold? In what ways does God’s hope make you bold for him?

How does Christ bring us new freedoms, freedoms that were not known in the days of Moses?

How would you respond to someone who says that following God prevents you from having the freedoms you long for?

In what ways has following Jesus brought freedom to your life? Let us know about it by clicking on “Leave a Comment” below…

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