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Father’s Day | Sunday June 21st, 2020

June 21st, 2020

2 Corinthians 12:1-10 - Jeff Philpott (3/1/2020)

March 1st, 2020

A Life That Doesn’t Make Sense

2 Corinthians 12:1-10
An _________________ that Doesn’t Make Sense

Why might Paul be speaking in third person?

In verse 2, Paul refers to an experience from 14 years ago. What date might be assigned to this event?

Where is the Third Heaven (verse 2)?

An _________________ that Doesn’t Make Sense

What is humility?

What might be a good prayer regarding humility?


What was Paul’s “thorn” (verse 7)?

Why doesn’t God remove Paul’s “thorn”?

A _________________ that Doesn’t Make Sense

What are our "thorns”?

If you want to be great, don’t try to be _____________. Be ______________.

Discussion questions for your friends and family this week:

1- How do you feel about God allowing one of His greatest messengers (Paul) to be afflicted by Satan?

2- Is it common in Scripture for God’s people to suffer? If so, why might that be?

3- Is there an affliction in your life that forces you to lean into God’s strength?

Take time to pray together. Tell God that you know his grace is sufficient for you.

2 Corinthians 11:16-33 - Jeff Philpott (2/23/2020)

February 23rd, 2020

The Apostolic Primary

2 Corinthians 11:16-33
What has Paul been forced to do that he doesn't like?

The Reluctant ____________________
Does Paul believe the Lord has led him to respond this way

(verse 17)?

What does it mean to “boast according to the flesh” (verse 18)?

Vote for ____________________
What boasts does Paul have about himself?


What does Romans 9:6-8 remind us?

What does Galatians 3:7-9 remind us?

Closing ____________________
What odd boast does Paul make in verses 30-33?

My ____________ is God’s _______________.

For discussion this week with friends / family...

-What is an example of unrighteous boasting? Does marriage and mission go together?

-Is it ever right to boast?

-Share an example of where God demonstrated His strength in the midst of human weakness.

Relationships - Malcolm Walls & David Olshine (2/16/2020)

February 16th, 2020

Open Heart Discussion on Relationships:Singleness, Dating, Engagement and Marriage Proverbs 4:23

Tell me about your life as a single person

Singleness is about __________________________

When it comes to dating, is “finding the right person” a myth?

Dating is about ______________________________

What is the purpose of engagement?

Engagement is about __________________________

Does marriage and mission go together?

Marriage is about ____________________________

Whatever season of life you are in...

#1 Takeaway: Get realignment with _______________

#2 Takeaway: Live in the moment and the _________ ______________________________

2 Corinthians 11:1-15 - Jeff Philpott (02/09/20)

February 9th, 2020

2 Corinthians 11:1-15

Even if we have bad leadership, we’re accountable for __________________.

Putting away __________________
A great quote by missionary and martyr, Jim Elliot- What does it mean to “invite someone’?

This week: Pray for God to use you in inviting someone to Him.

(Parents, talk to your children about why and how they should pray for their friends.)

2/9/20Dealing with Foolishness

The Foolishness of ___________________

What is the foolishness of Paul?

What is the illustration Paul uses to teach about presenting the church to Christ?

The Foolishness of __________________

Paul sees a correlation between Satan’s deception and the __________________ __________________.

2 Corinthians 10 (Invite Someone) - Jeff Philpott (2/02/2020)

February 2nd, 2020

2 Corinthians 10:12-18 - David Olshine (1/26/2020)

January 26th, 2020

Sanctity of Life Sunday - Jeff Philpott (1/19/20)

January 19th, 2020

2 Corinthians 9:1-15 - Jeff Philpott (01/12/2020)

January 12th, 2020

Generous Living

2 Corinthians 9:1 - 15 1. Call to __________________

For whom is Paul raising money?

The Corinthian church was _____________ compared to the Macedonian church.

2. __________________ to GenerosityWhat is the “small problem” here?

Paul wants them to give ______________, not because he’s sending accountability.

3. __________________ of GenerosityThe goal in farming:

The goal in generosity:


Do we see giving as a ____________ or an_____________________?

What does Proverbs 3:9 - 10 remind us?

Giving exposes whether or not we _____________ ________________.

Our Generous Living
What does Matthew 6:19 - 21 remind us?

We need to.....

Make a _______________

Invest ________________ and ________________

Mark Smith (1/5/2020)

January 5th, 2020

Mark Smith, President of Columbia International University 

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