Sermons on 2 Corinthians

The Generosity of Grace

“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former. (Matthew 23:23) I will sacrifice a freewill offering to you;     I…

The Church Is The Bride of Christ

I will betroth you to me forever;     I will betroth you in righteousness and justice,     in love and compassion. I will betroth you in faithfulness,     and you will acknowledge the Lord. (Hosea 2:19-20) I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a…

Is It Conviction Or Condemnation?

8 Even if I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it. Though I did regret it—I see that my letter hurt you, but only for a little while— 9 yet now I am happy, not because you were made sorry, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. For you became sorrowful as God intended…

Prayer Results In Transformation

And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[a] 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 3:18) For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of…

The Grace of Giving (Part Two)

1 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. 3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely…

The Grace of Giving (Part One)

2 Corinthians 8  The Collection for the Lord’s People 1 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. 3 For I testify that they gave as much…

What Is Your Mission?

Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. (Genesis 2:7) …for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God… (Romans 3:23) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone,…