Sermons on 2 Corinthians
ForgivenessSin gets in the wayRepent and be saved, or perish. Romans 8:1 Deliverance from Bondage 8 Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 2 Corinthians 5:21 21 He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. Ephesians 4:32 32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven [a]you.
2 Corinthians 7:10 10 For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance [a]without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death. Hebrews 9:27-28 27 And inasmuch as it is [a]appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment, 28 so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him
Buried in the Past No place to Live: God did not design us to live there. Yes, a lot of good memories and stories that thrill… But also, a place of regrets and… Re-Constructing of facts 2 Corinthians 6:2 2 for He says, “At the acceptable time I listened to you,And on the day of salvation I helped you.” Behold, now is “the acceptable time,” behold, now is “the day of salvation”—
Clayton’s Apology•The apology you make when you’re not really sorry. Herod’s sorrow didn’t save John The Baptizer Saul’s sorrow didn’t stop him from trying to kill David 2 Corinthians 7:10 10 For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance [a]without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.
Human beings are not famous for seeing themselves as they really appear. It’s not the outside. It’s our habits that build over time… . Thoughtlessness•Rudeness in the name of humour•Arrogance•Messiness•Eating habits•Wastefulness•Selfishness•Aggression•Judgmental•Bad language 2 Corinthians 3:18 (NASB) 18 But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.
Does it belong in the of the worship of the saints? NO! 2 Corinthians 8:1-2 (NASB) Great Generosity 8 Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia, 2 that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality.
2 Corinthians 7:10 (NASB) 10 For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance [a]without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.