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Gospel Lenses

2 Corinthians 5:1-21 THE TENSION- the lens by which we see determines how we live. MAIN POINT: the gospel needs to be the lens by which we see. 4 realities of gospel lenses: (V.1-10) WE LIVE IN THE PRESENT, BUT LOOK TO THE FUTURE (V.11-13) WE FEAR GOD, NOT PEOPLE (V.14-17) WE ARE MOTIVATED BY…

GOSPEL POWER

2 Corinthians 2:14​-3:18​ MAIN POINT- The Gospel hasn’t lost power- Christians have lost perspective, horizontally, vertically & internally. God speaks through us anytime we speak the gospel in anyplace. God changes people through the gospel. God reveals His glory through the gospel.

Gospel Shaped Life

2 Corinthians 1:12- 2:13 7 principles of a gospel shaped life: 1. Gospel people can reclaim their present & reshape their future because God has redeemed their past 2. Gospel people don’t act or react according to societies standards, but according to God’s grace 3. Gospel people are God’s people 4. Gospel people express love…

Once again- Dear Corinth…

2 Corinthians 1:1-11 THE TENSION- I am inclined to avoid affliction because it’s not comfortable-God intends to allow affliction for my comfort. God’s mercy is not always preventing affliction, God’s mercy is preventing abandonment We receive comfort inwardly so we would extend comfort outwardly There is a unique fellowship that only can exist through suffering,…