To Reconcile Us to God

July 11, 2021 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: 12 Reasons Jesus Came to Die

Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:10–5:21

To Reconcile Us to God
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 7/11/2021
2 Corinthians 5:10-21

Sermon Theme: God has made a way for sinful people to be in a right relationship with Him through Christ's substitutionary death and resurrection. And now, God has entrusted that glorious message of the gospel to us so that others might be reconciled to God through Christ.

I. THE CONTEXT OF RECONCILIATION
    A. Comforted to Comfort - (2 Cor. 1:3–7)
    B. Unveiled to Unveil - (2 Cor. 3:12–16; 4:1–6)

II. THE REALITY OF RECONCILIATION
    A. Adam's Sin Separates Us - (Gen. 3:6–24)
    B. Christ's Death Reconciles Us - (2 Cor. 5:21)
        1. Pays Our Penalty - (v. 21a)
        2. Gives Us His Righteousness - (v. 21b)
    C. True Faith Transforms Us - (2 Cor. 5:17)

III. THE MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION
    A. Reasons to Share Christ - (2 Cor. 5:10–15)
        1. Knowing the Fear of the Lord - (vv. 10–11)
        2. Knowing the Love of Christ - (vv. 14–15)
    B. Help to See People Differently - (2 Cor. 5:16)
    C. Call to Be Ambassadors - (2 Cor. 5:20)

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