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  • An Ode To The Messed-Up Church Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 11, 2020
     | 473 views

    This passage details the numerous efforts the Paul made to get the Corinthians back on track and the harsh reality that some churches are just a mess.

    - Maybe start with the story of Pastor Mark and church “J.” THE SITUATION FOR THIS MESSED-UP CHURCH: 1. Paul handled his ministry there with integrity. - 2 Corinthians 12:11-12, 17-19. 2. Paul sacrificed for them. - 2 Corinthians 12:13, 14b, 15-16. 3. This was not the first time he’d tried ...read more

  • Telltale Signs Of A Carnal Christian

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 22, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,279 views

    4 telltale signs of a carnal Christian from 2 Corinthians 12:11-21 (Adapted from Bob Russell's book on 2 Corinthians called "Take Comfort")

    HoHum: A famous sportscaster said that, for him, the start of the Indianapolis 500 was the most spectacular event in sports. To see those turbocharged automobiles roaring around Turn 4 and zooming across the starting line at 200 miles an hour to start the world’s most famous race is an incredible ...read more

  • Thorns And Grace! Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 20, 2016
     | 6,803 views

    Thorns and Grace – 2 Corinthians chapter 12 verses 1-21 – sermon by Gordon Curley. PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). His Revelations From Christ (vs 1-6). (2). His Thorn in His Flesh (vs 7-10). (3). His Apostolic Signs (vs 11-18). (4). His Courage in Dealing With Sin (vs 19-21). SERMON BODY: Ill: • The photographer for a national magazine; • Was assigned to get ...read more

  • A Mother's Selfless God-Like Love

    Contributed by Jimmy Dillon on May 7, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,265 views

    Mother's day message for how mother's love is the closest to experiencing God's love. This message is trying to convey just how important mothers are to us as children and adults.

    A Mother’s Selfless God-like Love 2 Cor 12:14-15, 19 Intro Today – special day – mother’s day – celebrate Mom Many would not be the person they are without their mother’s influence and love The toughest and most grueling job that has ever been or ...read more

  • The Comparison Game Series

    Contributed by Peter Baumgartle on Sep 10, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,144 views

    Paul vs.super-apostles, the Corinthians vs other churches, and us vs. the Corinthians

    The Comparison Game Let's play the Comparison Game! Which is better? Coke? or Pepsie? I.U.? or U of L? Kentucky? or Duke? Our first contestant today is the Apostle Paul. Paul is a Hebrew of Hebrews, an Israelite, a descendent of Abraham. He has been in prison several times, ...read more

  • A Servant Who Should Be Respected Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 6, 2012
     | 2,803 views

    We are to respect those in spiritual authority, and we are to respect those who pour themselves out for the Gospel. Paul deserved respect on both counts.

    A Servant Who Should Be Respected 2 Corinthians 12: 11-18 1. With the disaster of Hurricane Sandy and the misery and grief it brought, we are reminded about how vulnerable we all are. 2. This life is filled with twists, turns, and uncertainties. The only real insurance is the assurance of ...read more

  • How Will God Find You?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Sep 18, 2011
     | 3,346 views

    Many times we as Christians live our lives in the dark. We think we are reasonably good people trying our best. But our past, our associations, the flesh, and the culture around us, conspire to blind us to many things that are not like the Lord going on i

    The church today is in trouble. Two recent surveys show that church attendance, even among professing Christians, is way down. Many people today also feel that while they acknowledge faith in Jesus, also want a Burger King style religion—the “have it your way” mentality of ...read more

  • Saint Paul Is Coming To Town!

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 16, 2010
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,754 views

    God has many good gifts for His children, and His way is to pass them along using His ordained chain of command. Link inc. to formatted text, audio/video, PowerPoint.

    Saint Paul is Coming to Town! 2 Corinthians 12:13-21 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/SaintPaulComingTown.html Paul is ready to return and face the folks at Corinth. But will they be ready for him? He represented spiritual authority, but would they accept his God-given authority? God has ...read more

  • Cause For Concern Series

    Contributed by David Owens on May 25, 2010
     | 4,458 views

    In this sermon we learns some lessons about the way leaders and members are supposed to conduct themselves in the church.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a mother who had her 18 month-old son strapped in a child-carrying backpack on her back. 1. She was rushing to catch the bus and stumbled and fell down an entire flight of stairs (13 to be exact). 2. She was bruised, bleeding and had torn her clothes, but ...read more

  • Not Your Possessions But You

    Contributed by Davon Huss on May 19, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,687 views

    A sermon on "Christ Wants You"! Based on 2 Corinthians 12:14. (Outline from MacLaren Expositions of Holy Scripture, Vol 14, Pages 83-90)

    Sermon for 5/18/2008 Not Your Possessions But You- 2 Corinthians 12:14 Introduction: A. Getting back to the city of Corinth, it was the Las Vegas of the day. B. remembering that this was before the time of the TV, there were people in the city of Corinth who were good at entertaining. They ...read more

  • Motive

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on May 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,005 views

    Apparently the false teachers in Corinth were suggesting that Paul’s unwillingness to accept support from the church was simply a coverup. They thought that he really had a love for money, and the offering he claimed to be taking for the suffering saints

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: H. L. Gee somewhere tells of a tramp who came begging to a good woman’s door. She went to get something to give him and found that she had no change in the house. She went to him and said, “I have not a penny of small change. I need a loaf of bread. Here is a pound ...read more

  • Mission Possible

    Contributed by Jeremy James on Nov 21, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,963 views

    Our calling should we choose to accept it... Played off the Mission Impossible theme.

    I received a letter in the mail this week addressed to the congregation, and it came with instructions that I was not to open it until just before I began preaching. Well I guess its time to see what it says. Read Top Secret Letter—Ignite Letter—Start Mission Impossible theme song **the letter ...read more

  • Finding Strength Through Weakness Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 6,793 views

    We learn the secret of Paul the Apostle - that though he saw things no other man has ever seen, the most important secret of all is letting us fall by the wayside and let God live through us.

    For more Bible studies visit: www.LivingWatersWeb.com Finding Strength Through Weakness 2 Corinthians 12:1-21 Pastor Tom Fuller This is one of the most unusual sections in all of Scripture. Jesus talked more about hell than heaven, and other than John’s Revelation, we know very ...read more

  • Weakness, Power And Grace Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Nov 22, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,195 views

    Where do you have the hardest time standing up for Jesus? In your weakest point, God offers grace and the strength of his power.

    2 Corinthians 12 As we are nearing the end of this letter to the Corinthians we see another golden principle of the Christian faith. Jesus said, “My grace is sufficient.” And, “My power is made perfect in weakness.” Paul was granted something rare. He saw and heard heavenly, inexpressible ...read more

  • God's Grace Is Sufficient

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Jul 10, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 37,605 views

    God wants us to know weakness, so that glory is given to him and not to ourselves because in our weakness God’s grace shines.

    Are you satisfied with your life? What I mean is this: Are you content? Are you happy with what you have been given? Or are you the kind of person who is constantly searching – moving from one activity under heaven to another? It is necessary for us to ask such searching questions because, ...read more