On the Victory Side

We are still the aroma of Christ to the saved and to the lost. Some believe and are saved. Others reject and are lost. That was true 2000 years ago, and it is still true today.

Text: 2 Corinthians 2:12-17
Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)

The Year of Good Riddance

Maybe we should make 2010 a Year of Good Riddance in which we say farewell to anger, bitterness, blaming, finger pointing, self-justification and a critical spirit, and ask God to grant us a fresh infusion of his grace in all of our relationships.

Text: 2 Corinthians 2:5-11
Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)

When You Are Misunderstood

When others twist your words, do not despair. Speak the truth, explain yourself clearly, and then entrust your future to the Lord. If we trust in him, the time of chaos will pass, and we will be stronger for having gone through the struggle.

Text: 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:4
Sermon Series: Book of James Online CourseSermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)

Why Is Life So Hard?

Don’t waste your pain. Use it to grow closer to the Lord and to his people. Use it as a means to minister to others. Our personal ministry begins as we share with others what God has shared with us.

Text: 2 Corinthians 1:1-11
Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)

Always Springtime in Heaven: I Believe in Life Everlasting

This is the final message in the series on the Apostles’ Creed. When we started in January, there was snow […]

Text: II Corinthians 5:8
Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed

“They Gave Themselves First to the Lord” Why Giving Begins with the Heart, Not the Pocketbook

Last night some Moody students came over to our house for some pizza and to watch a football game. One […]

Text: II Corinthians 8:1-5
Sermon Series: The Legacy Campaign

Helping Through Prayer

Prayer helped Paul when he was depressed and discouraged, giving him hope and encouragement through trust in God. Praying for others and the prayers of others for us glorify God, partnering with Him to help those in need and heightening joy as our prayers are answered.

Text: II Corinthians 1:8-11
Sermon Series: Praying with Paul

He Became Sin for Us: What the Cross Meant to Christ

Sometimes we forget how powerful the gospel is and how easy it is for sinners to be saved.

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:21
Sermon Series: The Deeper Meaning of the Cross

Reconciliation: Enemies No More

The Bible says that God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself and he has given to us the message and the ministry of reconciliation. The followers of Jesus Christ are to be people who bring reconciliation into the world.

Text: Various
Sermon Series: Key Words of the Christian Life

How To Make Your Money Go a Long, Long Way

Jesus is God’s indescribable gift. Anything I do pales into insignificance by comparison. Therefore, I will not hold back, I will not be stingy. I will be a generous giver. If God really did so love the world that he gave his only begotten Son, then I will follow him and give whatever I can. I can do no less.

Text: II Corinthians 9:12-15
Sermon Series: Who Owns Your Life