Paul's Ministry Before God

Paul's Ministry Before God

Nov 25, 2012

By: Emilio Ramos

Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:11-15

Series: 2 Corinthians

1.) TRUE MINISTRY IS GRIPPED WITH THE FEAR OF GOD

(Ps. 36.1; Rom. 3.10; cf. Ps. 112.1; Prov. 9.10; 14.26-27; Ps. 19.9; Is. 33.6)

1.1, The content of Paul’s persuasion (1 Cor. 2.1-5)

1.2, The transparency of Paul’s persuasion (2 Cor. 2.17; 4.2; 2 Tim. 3.12-15)

1.3, The church and Paul’s persuasion (2 Cor. 12.19)

2.) TRUE MINISTRY WILL RESULT IN A GODLY REPUTATION

The value of clarification (2 Cor. 1.8, 12, 17)

The value of character (2 Cor. 2.17; 4.2; 5.10, 12)

3.) TRUE MINISTRY WILL BE CONCERNED FOR THE EDIFICATION OF THE CHURCH AND WILL SUFFER THE RIDICULE OF OTHERS

3.1, Fools for the glory of God (cf. Mk. 3.21; 1 Cor. 4.9-13; 2 Cor. 11.1-2)

3.2, Sanity for the good of the church (2 Cor. 5.13)


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