Success in the Ministry Part 2

Success in the Ministry Part 2

Sep 23, 2012

By: Emilio Ramos

Passage: 2 Corinthians 4:1-6

Series: 2 Corinthians

1.) THE NEED FOR SOBRIETY

1.1, We need to take serious the fact that we preach the true gospel

"our gospel" (2 Cor. 4.3 cf. Gal. 1.6-9)

1.2,We need to take serious the fact that people are perishing

(Rom. 9.1-3; 2 Thess. 1.6-9)

1.3, We need to take serious the fact of Satan’s influence in the world

Satan devours faith (Lk. 22.32)

Satan uses the fear of death (Heb. 2.14-15; Rev. 21.8)

Satan influences the whole world through the worlds wisdom (1 John 5.19; 1 Cor. 1.18-21)

1.4, We need to take serious the fact that sinner are blind to glorious things

The gospel (John 3.3; 1 Cor. 2.14; 2 Thess. 2.11-12)

The glory of Christ (Heb. 1.1-3; Col. 1.15; Phil. 2.6; John 14.9 cf. John 1.1, 14, 18)


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