2 Corinthians 5:13 -14

Talk 1 of 2 in 2018 in the Series: Easter Campus Bible Study Collection

Controlled by Love

13 For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you. 14 For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; 2 Corinthians 5:13 -14

1          “You are out of your mind”

a          the judgement of Porcius Festus

b          the judgement of other opponents

c          The judgement of normality


2          The Two Justifications

a          for God

b          for you


3          Controlled by Love

a          controlled

b          love of Christ

c          he had concluded


4          The Conviction

a          one has died

b          for all

  1. why did he die?
  2. how did he die for us?

c          therefore all have died

  1. why would he do such a thing? 

5          His Death is Our Sanity


Dear God,

            I know that I am not worthy to be accepted by you.

                   I don’t deserve your gift of eternal life.

                   I am guilty of rebelling against you and ignoring you.

                   I need forgiveness.

            Thank you for sending your son to die for me

                   that I may be forgiven.

            Thank you that he rose from the dead

                   to give me new life.

            Please forgive me and change me,

                        that I may live with Jesus as my ruler. 


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