Sunday, October 20, 2013

Sermon Notes from Sunday, 10.20.13

Here are the sermon notes from Sunday, 10.20.13, on 2 Corinthians 5.9-10.  You can get these notes in PDF and the sermon audio at  You can also download the sermon audio via our podcast on iTunes.

Let’s Talk about Rewards 
2 Cor 5.9-10

Paul’s goal: to please God
  • We are not appeasing God – getting Him off our back or on our side
  • We are living to please God – to reflect the relationship we have with Him

    Every person will stand before Christ
  • For unbelievers, it’s a terrifying pronouncement of judgment
  • For believers, it’s a gracious announcement

    Every Christian will give an account to Christ
  • Bema seat – the place of judgment, settling accounts
  • The accounting of what is due is based on our obedience
  • There will not be punishment but there might be loss
  • Two losses: what you brought with you and the opportunity cost
  • That which is worthless will not remain – what is worthwhile will be purified

    Every Christian will receive rewards
  • Don’t worry about essence but intent, not material but meaning
  • The rewards will bestow recognition (Crowns)
  • The rewards will bestow responsibility (Luke 19 Parable)

    2 Pastoral Pleas
  1. Stop disobeying, delaying, being distracted
  2. Don’t skip obedience in the small things 

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