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2 Corinthians 5:11-17 - Jeff Philpott (11/3/19)

November 3rd, 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


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

What does Luke 17:3-4 remind us?

Two words to discuss the effects of Christ’s death and resurrection - ________________ and _________________.

What is the difference between these two?

3. Healthy ______________

What does 2 Corinthians 5:17 remind us?

(Are you going to memorize this verse by next Sunday?)

Your past doesn’t _____________________ _____________________ .

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Heaven - Jeff Philpott (10/20/19)

October 20th, 2019 · Comments

Revelation 21

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2 Corinthians 5:1-10 - Jeff Philpott (10/13/19)

October 13th, 2019 · Comments

A Tale of Two Tents

2 Corinthians 5:1-10

1.  Our _______________

To what do “tent” and “building” refer (verse 1)?

To what is Paul referring when he mentions being “naked” or “unclothed” (verses 3 & 4)?

Does Scripture indicate we will have real bodies in the “intermediate state”?

In verse 5, what question does the Holy Spirit answer for us?

There can be a healthy and unhealthy response to verse 8. What is the difference?



When frustrated with our bodies, or life in general, we should ask…

2.  Tent _______________

According to verse 9, what should be our one goal?

Holiness is something you _______________  _______________, not something you _______________  _______________  _______________.

The judgment, in verse 10, is not punitive, but _______________.  

Are Christians rewarded differently by the Lord? What Scriptures might give us insight?

*Practical note:  This week review this passage with a friend, or your family.  Discuss what you learned.  Use your notes.  

Answer this question: What is one way you can live so as to please the Lord?

Tags: Message · 2 Corinthians

2 Corinthians 4:7-18 - David Olshine (10/06/19)

October 6th, 2019 · Comments

Been Knocked Down…Not Sure If I Can Get Back Up

2 Corinthians 4:7-18

Life is hard sometimes

What kinds of blows have you experienced lately?

How to handle the punches of life

Principle #1: Live in the _______________ as both broken jars of clay (humanness) and the power of God from within (treasure).

Principle #2: Our bodies are failing, our _______________ is being renewed daily.

Principle #3: Recognize that trials are momentary and _______________.


Look to the (unseen) _______________ and take some of the focus off the (seen) _______________.



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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?


Tags: Message · 2 Corinthians

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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The Will of God - Jeff Philpott (8/4/2019)

August 4th, 2019 · Comments

The Will of God

1.  Aspects of God’s Will:  _______________ and _______________


What are examples of each?

2.  Aspects of God’s Will:  _______________  _______________

Also known as:


What is an example?

3.  Aspects of God’s Will:  _______________  of _______________

Also known as:


What is an example?

4.  Aspects of God’s Will:  _______________  _______________

Also known as:


What is an example?

5.  Aspects of God’s Will:  _______________  _______________


What is an example?

Closing Thought:



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The Word Makes A Difference - Malcolm Walls (7/21/19)

July 21st, 2019 · Comments

The Word Makes A Difference

John 5:1-14


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