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New Covenant Ministry - Part 4

Continuing the thoughts in 2 Corinthians 3-5, so why is ministry glorious, yet so tough?

11. We should not expect our lives to match the glory of the gospel in respect to our strength, but rather  to manifest the glory of the gospel in our weakness. 407 more words

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New Covenant Ministry - Part 3

I am walking through 2 Corinthians 3-5.  The first two posts are here and here.

7. There will be many reasons to lose heart, but one main one. 395 more words

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New Covenant Ministry - Part 2

Continuing on from the previous thoughts on 2nd Corinthians 3-5:

4. New Covenant ministry should generate boldness. (2 Cor 3:12-18)  Moses had to hide what being with God did to him.   266 more words

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New Covenant Ministry - Part 1

I want to walk through 2nd Corinthians chapters 3-5 as Paul describes New Covenant ministry and share a few thoughts.  This won’t be a full exposition of the passage, but rather a set of thoughts provoked by looking at the text. 270 more words

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10 Listener Fatigues - part 2

Continuing our list of potential preaching fatigue that we might be able to avoid for our listeners…

(Yesterday we thought about genre, key text and main point fatigue… 319 more words

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Christlike versus Like Christ

If the goal of sanctification is for people to become more like Christ, what is the best way for our preaching to help people get there?   288 more words

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Tightly Woven? On Being Biblical

Being biblical is like being a woven fabric.  Woven fabric can be very strong, or it can be flimsy.  Two sets of threads are woven together at right angles.   511 more words

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