Supernatural Or Superficial?
I want you to take your bibles now and open if you will please to Second Corinthians chapter two, Second Corinthians chapter two. The title of our message, SUPERNATURAL OR SUPERFICIAL. We're going to be talking to you about how to have a real knowledge of God. You see, the congregation this morning there are two categories of persons. There are those who are supernatural and there are those who are superficial. There are those who know God and they're supernatural. There are those who know about God and they're superficial. You see, it's not enough to have a knowledge of God. You can be orthodox, you can know all of the facts of the gospel and die and go to hell because you do not know God. You're just superficial, you have a superficial knowledge of the things of God. I want to read to you here in the first five verses. And I brethren when I came to you came not with excellency of speech or wisdom declaring unto you the testimony of God. For I determine not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified and I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling and my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the spirit and of power that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men but in the power of God. Now, there are two kinds of wisdom. There's human wisdom and heavenly wisdom and today I want to use a very simple outline, a two point outline and I want to speak to you about the deficiency of human wisdom and the sufficiency of heavenly wisdom. Ok? I think we can all understand the outline though the message itself may be a little convoluted, at least we'll get the outline which is the deficiency of man's wisdom and the sufficiency of heavenly wisdom Now, Paul just jumps right in and he tells us what is wrong with human wisdom. He says as a matter of fact in the scripture that I just read, he said when I came to speak to you I didn't t ...
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