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Sermons on 2 Corinthians

The Father of Mercies 2 Corinthians 1.1
2 Feb 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Beginning with God as a compassionate Father over His children, Paul moves to sufferings incurred for the sake of Christ and the Gospel, especially his own experience of 'so great a death', and its spiritual purpose - that of delivering him from self-trust.

Spiritual Participation 2 Corinthians 1.11
23 Feb 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

An insight into Paul's deep sense of the priesthood of all believers. Shared intercession comes first (he needs them), then shared sincerity, then a shared anointing (not just the preacher), finally shared proving of the Lord (the local church needs no external oversight).

God Keeps His Promises 2 Corinthians 1.20
27 Nov 2016
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The Bible is a book of promises. They are the overtures of God to our souls, pointing the way out of alienation from Him and a spiritual living death, and urging us to something infinitely better. Here are God's promises and how He keeps them.

God's Promises to Mankind 2 Corinthians 1.20
18 Jul 2010
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters
It is astonishing that the Creator should make promises to created beings who are indifferent to Him. Yet He does, and His promises demonstrate His kindness and readiness to relate to us, telling of the way to find His forgiveness, and eternal life.
Spiritual Battle Honours 2 Corinthians 2.1
1 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Despite Satan's drive to establish a hold over God's people, the Corinthian church purges out grievous sin (here are the purposes of discipline), achieves restoration for the offender, proves its obedience to the Lord, and defeats Satan's devices (these being named and described here).

The Triumphant Life 2 Corinthians 2.12
8 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Paul reveals his great anxiety for the Corinthians, but hastens to show how he looked also at the overall scene and God's ceaseless blessing in opening doors and making Paul and others the savour of Christ everywhere; truly a model life for us all.

15 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Learning from contrasts, including that between the law written on stone, and conversion written in the heart; the ministry of the the letter and that of the Spirit; the old and the new covenants; the administration of death and of the Spirit, with the unique glory of the latter.

Liberty and Transformation 2 Corinthians 3.18
22 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The apostle shows where false teachers (promoting Jewish views) went wrong, explaining the veil over their minds and hearts. Then he advances the liberty of true conversion, and here are its components. Finally the question is answered - how does beholding Christ lead to sanctification and glory?

29 Mar 2020
Teaching sermon by Dr Peter Masters

The glorious nature of Gospel ministry burdens preachers and witnessing believers to reach every form of unbelief and rebellion against God.  Here are more forms.  Here too is Satan's chief objective - the obscuring of Christ, and the necessity of the Spirit's illuminating work in salvation.

3 Sep 2017
Gospel sermon by Dr Peter Masters

Paul outlines the teaching that runs through the Bible about Heaven, showing the way to be accepted by God and also the way God confirms to those who believe in Him that they possess everlasting life. There is surely no greater knowledge than this.