Turning Up The Heat – Week 8 – Ours to Share

Dave Riddle – 9/10/2017

Key Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21

Have the Correct Point of view

  • 2 Corinthians 5:16a (NIV 84)
  • See people the way Jesus sees them.

Understand God’s Redemptive Effort

  • 2 Corinthians 5:18-19 (CSB)
  • katallassō (Greek: καταλλσσω) – to change, exchange, as coins for others of equivalent value.
  • 2 Corinthians 5:21 (CSB)
  • Imputed righteousness

Identity

  • 2 Corinthians 5:17 (CSB)
  • You are a new creation

God’s Global Plan

  • You!
    • There’s no Plan B
    • 2 Corinthians 5:18-19 (CSB)
  • Our Role: Ambassadors
    • 2 Corinthians 5:20 (CSB)
    • presbeuō (Greek: πρεσβεω) – 1. to be older, prior by birth or in age. 2. to be an ambassador, act as an ambassador.
  • Our Pathos:
    • 2 Corinthians 5:20 (CSB)
    • deomai (Greek: δομαι) – to desire, long for; to ask, beg
  • Our Message:
    • “Be reconciled to God”
    • 1 Corinthians 1:22-24 (NIV 84)