by Stuart Briscoe

This content is part of a series.

NOTE: This sermon is part 7, 8 and 9 of a 9 part sermon series. Three sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 7: The Fear of the Lord
Series: What Makes Christians Tick?
Stuart Briscoe
2 Corinthians 5:9-21

"The history of mankind will probably show that no people has ever risen above its religion, and man's spiritual history will positively demonstrate that no religion has ever been greater than its idea of God."

I. The Meaning of the Fear of the Lord.

A. An accurate understanding. Proverbs 9:10
1. Of God. v. 10
a. His holiness.

b. His righteousness.

c. His grace.

2. Of ourselves. vv. 9-21


Part 8: Keeping On Keeping On
Series: What Makes Christians Tick?
Stuart Briscoe
2 Corinthians 4:1-18

In times when people talk about "burn out", it is good to remember the sentiments expressed in the old hymn-"Let me burn out for Thee, Dear Lord." Paul's life and teaching illustrate his attitude with great clarity.

I. The Reality of Paul's Lifestyle. 4:8-10; 6:4-5

A. Pressed but not crushed. 4:8
1. Safety blitz-not sacked.

2. Damascus. Acts. 9:25

3. Jerusalem. Acts 23:23-24

B. Stretched but not snapped. 4:8


Part 9: For the Love of Christ
Series: What Makes Christians Tick?
Stuart Briscoe

The thing that sets Christian motivation apart from other motivational factors is the uniqueness of the Christian's relationship with Christ. This is no more clearly exhibited than in the love relationship.

I. Recognizing the Love of Christ.

A. What does Paul mean?
1. Subjective?-Christ's love for man.

2. Objective?-Man's love for Christ.

3. Context implies former; both are inter-related.
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