Sermon Series
  • 1. The God Of All Comfort

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    There are many times in life when we are discouraged, depressed, downtrodden and may even be at the point of despair. And your are asking “Is there anyone who can console, calm and comfort me?” Sure there is!

    An Introduction to the Study On I & II Corinthians The letters of I & II Corinthians provide great insight for the modern day church. Down through my years of ministry I have preached from these two books on several occasions. At times I have done a series of sermons. Other times I ...read more

  • 2. The Issue Of Integrity

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Paul testified to three things he possessed. These three things should be evident, to some degree, in every Christian’s life. These things make up “the issue of integrity”.

    THE ISSUE OF INTEGRITY II CORINTHIANS 1:12-2:17 INTRODUCTION: Paul was hated by many. He was constantly criticized and misunderstood. Some called into question his authority, sincerity and integrity. Welcome to the ministry! In this passage it is evident Paul’s reputation is taking a ...read more

  • 3. Concerning The Covenants

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Here Paul talks about the old and the new. Consider Paul’s words.

    CONCERNING THE COVENANTS II CORINTHIANS 3:1-18 INTRODUCTION: It’s L.A. Law versus Nancy Grace. Not really. This has nothing to do with a T.V. show. It has to do with the old and new covenants. It concerns law and grace. Everyone has experienced the frustration of something wearing out. We ...read more

  • 4. Don't Lose Heart

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Not every day in the Christian life is exciting. Some days are discouraging and downright difficult. Don’t lose heart.

    DON’T LOSE HEART II CORINTHIANS 4:1-18 INTRODUCTION: Some days are diamonds. Some days are stones. Not every day in the Christian life is exciting. Some days are discouraging and downright difficult. Don’t lose heart. Note in v.1 Paul’s “therefore”. He’s drawing a conclusion about his ...read more

  • 5. Our Future Hope

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Look at Paul’s focus on the future.

    OUR FUTURE HOPE II CORINTHIANS 5:1-8 INTRODUCTION: Every Christian needs to understand what God says about the future, especially as it pertains to death and the life hereafter. Many people don’t like to talk about death but Paul talked about death as naturally as he talked about life. Look ...read more

  • 6. Operation Motivation

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    In this passage Paul emphasizes what should motivate us. We should have right motives for the right message.

    OPERATION MOTIVATION II CORINTHIANS 5:9-21 INTRODUCTION: What motivates you to service? In this passage Paul emphasizes what should motivate us. We should have right motives for the right message. I. The Fear of the Lord (v.9-13) “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” The fear ...read more

  • 7. A New Creature

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    In this one verse is a great deal of theology. It is concise and precise. There’s no multiplicity of words. God writes as if it were in shorthand.

    A NEW CREATURE II CORINTHIANS 5:17 INTRODUCTION: This idea was gleaned from a C.H. Spurgeon sermon. In this one verse is a great deal of theology. It is concise and precise. There’s no multiplicity of words. God writes as if it were in shorthand. Take note of two things. I. The Position ...read more

  • 8. Reconciliation

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Are you reconciled? If not come to Jesus by faith in His work at the cross. If so, what kind of ambassador are you?

    RECONCILIATION II CORINTHIANS 5:14-21 INTRODUCTION: What’s all this talk about reconciliation? Note the following. I. The Meaning “Regeneration” comes from the maternity ward (born again). “Redemption” comes from the slave market. “Reconciliation” comes from the judicial system. All three ...read more

  • 9. Our Ministry

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Our ministry has to do with a message and that message is about a man, Master and Messiah. He’s the “miracle man” (birth, life, death) – we just call Him Jesus.

    OUR MINISTRY II CORINTHIANS 5:18-20 INTRODUCTION: Our ministry has to do with a message and that message is about a man, Master and Messiah. He’s the “miracle man” (birth, life, death) – we just call Him Jesus. Paul had gone to Corinth and established the church. As founding pastor he knew ...read more

  • 10. Be Reconciled To God

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Man is out of fellowship with God. He is separated and rebellious. God took the initiative to bring man and God together again. He did so at the cross.

    BE RECONCILED TO GOD II CORINTHIANS 5:18-21 INTRODUCTION: Man is out of fellowship with God. He is separated and rebellious. God took the initiative to bring man and God together again. He did so at the cross. Note “All this is from God.” Reconciliation is not achieved by man but by God. ...read more

  • 11. Modeling For Minsitry

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Paul serves as an excellent role model for all Christians. He has already spoken of his ministry, message and motives. Here he provides us with a model.

    MODELING FOR MINISTRY II CORINTHIANS 6:3-12 INTRODUCTION: Lots of people have made a career out of modeling. They adorn themselves in the latest fashion and entice people like me into purchasing what they are wearing. While some model clothing, some model ministry. I’ve had some role models ...read more

  • 12. When Will Revival Come

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Let’s take a look at this chapter and learn what it takes for a revival to occur.

    WHEN WILL REVIVAL COME? II CORINTHIANS 7:2-16 INTRODUCTION: Let’s take a look at this chapter and learn what it takes for a revival to occur. Revival will come when: I. God’s People Get Right with One Another (v.2-5) See Matt. 5:23. The church at Corinth had broken Paul’s heart. They had ...read more

  • 13. The Richest Person In The Church

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Be careful that you don’t equate material prosperity with true wealth. How does the Bible describe the richest person? Take a look at the Macedonian Christians.

    THE RICHEST PERSON IN CHURCH 11 CORINTHIANS 8:1-9 INTRODUCTION: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the richest of them all? Is it the one with the most money? Most toys? Biggest house? Finest car? Newest furs? Sparkling diamonds? Be careful that you don’t equate material prosperity with ...read more

  • 14. The Grace Of Giving

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    Paul teaches us that giving in an act of grace. God’s grace motivates a heart to give.

    THE GRACE OF GIVING II CORINTHIANS 8:1-24 INTRODUCTION: When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing! Is your pocketbook converted? You can tell a lot about a person just by the way they handle their money. It is grace that births giving. How’s grace working in you? The Corinthian ...read more

  • 15. Learning How To Give

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    The Corinthians were materially rich but miserly in their giving. All of us need to learn that “God love a cheerful giver!”

    LEARNING HOW TO GIVE II CORINTHIANS 9:1-15 INTRODUCTION: Call on a Methodist to pray and he’ll say, “Here’s $50.” Call on a Baptist for $50 and he’ll say “Let’s pray!” Our action toward giving is good but we, also, need a right attitude when we give. The Corinthians were materially rich but ...read more

  • 16. Waging War

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Paul understood that behind his critics was a sinister spirit- Satan. He challenged these rebels. He knew they were influenced by demonic forces (11:3, 13).

    WAGING WAR II CORINTHIANS 10:1-6 INTRODUCTION: We are in a war! The enemy is alive and well (well, not so well). The war is spiritual. Paul found himself in a war. The Judaizers (legalist) had followed Paul into Corinth. They had corrupted the message and challenged the messenger. This is ...read more

  • 17. Who's In Charge Around Here

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Why would Paul bring up this subject? Because the Corinthians needed to decide who their authority would be.

    WHO’S IN CHARGE AROUND HERE? II CORINTHIANS 10:7-11 INTRODUCTION: A man wandered into the pastor’s study and said, “I’m looking for someone around here with a little authority.” The pastor replied, “I’ve got just about as little authority as anyone, what you need?” Who’s in charge around ...read more

  • 18. Coping With Criticism

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    When dealing with critics and criticism keep in mind three things.

    COPING WITH CRITICISM II CORINTHIANS 10:10 INTRODUCTION: All of us have our critics. It’s a reality. To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing and be nothing. It has been said that “Criticisms are the nails which keep us on the cross dead to self.” Dr. W. Matt Tomlin said, “Pay more ...read more

  • 19. The Portrait Of A Preacher

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    Chapter 11 may be one of the most personable chapters in the book. Paul pours out his heart. One sees the true heartbeat of a genuine preacher.

    THE PORTRAIT OF A PREACHER (THE RIGHT KIND THAT IS) II CORINTHIANS 11:1-33 INTRODUCTION: Chapter 11 may be one of the most personable chapters in the book. Paul pours out his heart. One sees the true heartbeat of a genuine preacher. I. Study Paul’s Comparison (v.1-15) Paul compares himself ...read more

  • 20. A Thorny Issue

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Did you know “thorns” are mentioned 57 times in the Bible. Two of the most famous references are here and Jesus’ crown of thorns. A thorn is considered a curse of the ground, yet it is from a thorn bush we pick our most beautiful roses.

    A THORNY ISSUE II CORINTHIANS 12:1-10 INTRODUCTION: Did you know “thorns” are mentioned 57 times in the Bible. Two of the most famous references are here and Jesus’ crown of thorns. A thorn is considered a curse of the ground, yet it is from a thorn bush we pick our most beautiful roses. The ...read more

  • 21. Thank God For The Thorns

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Here’s another little outline. Some of it I borrowed and some of it is of my own making – I think.

    THANK GOD FOR THE THORNS II CORINTHIANS 12:1-10 INTRODUCTION: Here’s another little outline. Some of it I borrowed and some of it is of my own making – I think. I. The Revelation of God – Picture of Paradise (1-6) A. The Perspective: (1-3) B. The Place: (2, 4) C. The Product: ...read more

  • 22. The Lovesick Church

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    The one verse before us speaks volumes of what the church at Corinth was like. These problems spring from one common cause – a lack of love!

    THE LOVESICK CHURCH II CORINTHIANS 12:20 INTRODUCTION: Reihold Niebuhr once compared the church to Noah’s Ark. He said, “If it wasn’t for the storm on the outside one could not stand the stink on the inside.” The one verse before us speaks volumes of what the church at Corinth was like. ...read more

  • 23. Sure Signs Of Revival

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2019
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    Let’s take this last section and observe five sure signs of a revival.

    SURE SIGNS OF REVIVAL II CORINTHIANS 12:11-13:14 INTRODUCTION: The church of Corinth was gifted. She needed to be lifted. She needed revival for survival. Let’s take this last section and observe five sure signs of a revival. I. Inspiration (11-12) Revival is a “supernatural” work. It’s ...read more