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2 Corinthians 4:1-6 - Jeff Philpott (09/29/19)

September 29th, 2019 · Comments

Staying Bold

2 Corinthians 4:1-6

1. Boldness in _______________

God was merciful to both _______________ and _______________ a person like Paul. 

In Christ, your _______________ is much less important than your _______________. 

How do we stay out of our own way?

2. Boldness without _______________

What does Paul mean when he says that he refuses to “tamper" (verse 2) with God’s word?

What warning did Paul give to Timothy in 2 Timothy 4:1-4?

How can the gospel be veiled (verse 3)?

3. Bold _______________

Who is the “god of this world”?

Is he really a god?

What is the difference between darkness and light?

How can we apply this passage to our life?

 

 

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2 Corinthians 3 - Jeff Philpott (09/22/19)

September 22nd, 2019 · Comments

Ministers of the New Covenant

2 Corinthians 3

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2 Corinthians 2:12-17 - Jeff Philpott (09/15/19)

September 15th, 2019 · Comments

The Sweet Smell of Victory

1. The Sweet _______________ of _______________

Why is Paul anxious in Troas?

Paul is so distraught, he _______________

What are some elements of a celebrated Roman military victory?

Does Paul view himself as among the victors or the conquered?

2. The Sweet _______________ of _______________

What is an “aroma”?

What is meant by…

“...from death to death” -

“…from life to life” -

3. What about our _______________?

What are we commissioned to do?

What are a couple of simple ideas?

 
 

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2 Corinthians 2:5-11 - Jeff Philpott (09/08/19)

September 8th, 2019 · Comments

 

The Discipline of Discipline

2 Corinthians 2:5 - 11
What is the background information that sets up this passage?

1. The __________________ of Discipline
In verse 5, why might Paul have referred to the

individual as “anyone”?

Sin in the church hurts _____________________.

2. The __________________ of Discipline
What punishment has likely been used on the

offender?

Where do we find instruction from Paul to the Corinthians regarding church discipline?

What does Luke 17:3-4 remind us?

Churches can handle sin with either inappropriate____________ or ______________.

3. A ______________ with Discipline

What does the “Lord’s Prayer” remind us?

What do we know about Satan?

Satan is equally pleased with discipline that is either too___________ or ______________.

4. The ______________ of Discipline

What do we find in Matthew 18 about confronting a sinful person?

Churches can handle sin with either inappropriate____________ or ______________.

3. A ______________ with Discipline

What does the “Lord’s Prayer” remind us?

What do we know about Satan?

Satan is equally pleased with discipline that is either too___________ or ______________.

4. The ______________ of Discipline

What do we find in Matthew 18 about confronting a sinful person?

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2 Corinthians 1:12-2:4 - Jeff Philpott (09/01/19)

September 1st, 2019 · Comments

The Appeal of Paul

2 Corinthians 1:12 - 2:4

What has led up to the writing of this letter?

1.  The _______________ of Paul

Is Paul’s boasting wrong?  Why or why not?

Why might the Corinthians have been inclined to turn away from Paul’s authority?

What does Paul mean that the promises of God find their “yes” in Jesus (1:20)? 

What other Scripture reminds us that the Holy Spirit is a seal and a guarantee for Christians?

2.  The _______________ of Paul

Why did Paul decide not to visit the Corinthians again?

What do we learn about church discipline from Paul?

What does Proverbs 3:11-12 remind us?

 
 

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