Text: II Corinthians 2:12-17
The Key to being triumphant in Christ is obedience to Him.
- Obedience allows us to triumph in Christ. Vs 12,13
- Paul obeyed God in “going”. See also Acts 16:5-11; Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15,16; Luke 24:46-49; John 20:21-23; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:13-18
- Paul obeyed God in “proclaiming”
- Paul obeyed by utilizing the opportunity God gave
- Paul obeyed God even when he was personally dissapointed
- God causes believers in Christ to triumph in Christ. Vs 14-16
- We need to thank God for the victory we have by faith in Christ
- We need to make what we have in Christ know in every place
- We need to honor God because of the victory we have in Christ
- Faithfulness to God’s Word enables us to triumph in Christ. V. 17
- Not corrupting God’s Word in our presentation of it
- Speaking God’w Word truly and clearly a God’s Word
- Submitting to God in our speaking of His Word
- This week, I will be triumphant in Christ by obeying God in: ______________________ .
- This week, I will be triumphant in Christ by making God known to: __________________ .
- This week, I will be triumphant in Christ by reading my Bible daily, receiving it clearly and truly as God’s Holy Word and obeying what I read as His Will for my life.