THE TENSION: WHERE YOU PUT YOUR MONEY REVEALS WHAT YOU REALLY VALUE MAIN POINT: SOCIETY VALUES HOW MUCH A PERSON HAS, BUT GOD VALUES HOW A PERSON GIVES.
2 Corinthians 7:2-16 God will distress you. if that’s what it takes, to deliver you.
2 Corinthians 6:1-7:1 The Tension: It is possible to receive God’s grace in vain. Main Point: God’s grace is not merely free- it is freeing.
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…
2 Corinthians 4:1-18 Considering that ministry is happening at every moment, in every place, with every person, though I may be worn out, I must never give up.
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.
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…
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,…
JOHN 21 A confession of belief in Jesus demands a commitment to follow Jesus
John 20 The message of Easter isn’t that Jesus is alive- but that He died and ROSE again…for YOU.