Sermons on 2 Corinthians

“Living a Resurrected Life”

We can’t talk about Easter without talking about death. The disciples
went to Jesus’ grave, expecting to find him dead in His grave. The day
started in the dread of death, but resurrection brought about the surprise
of life. What if we were more aware that we will one day live? How would
that affect the way we live? Today, we want to connect the promise of
resurrection with the hope of a full, courageous, and loving life. Once we
have the assurance of our future, we will be ready to live how God wants
us to live now.

“Turning the Page for the New Year”

The daily monitoring of the COVID 19 virus and the strain of a presidential election made for a trying and troublesome year. The hope of most Americans is that 2021 will turn the page resulting in a more “normal” daily life. But the future is determined by knowing in whom your identity is. Confusion about who I am results in confusion, perplexity, and aimlessness in approaching the future. Who am I? Our government increasingly views your identity as dependent on societal structures and cultural assumption not by individual decisions, hopes, and dreams. God determines who I am and He gives individual vision for the New Year and beyond. The cultural elites discourage personal hope by seeing everyone as a political class.

“Joy in the Midst of Affliction”

2 Corinthians 8:1-9 (NKJV) Excel in Giving 8 Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: 2 that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality. 3 For I bear witness that according to their ability, yes, and beyond their ability, they were freely willing, 4 imploring…