II Corinthians 5:  The Love of Christ

1. What is Paul referring to in speaking of “tabernacles” or “houses”
        in II Corinthians 5:1 and 4?

2. According to verse 2, what do we yearn for?

3. According to Romans 8:23, what do we yearn for?

4. What will be “swallowed up” through our life in Christ?

5. How are we to walk?  5:7
6. Why didn’t Paul mind dying?  5:8

7. Where we all stand one day?  5:10

8. Read Proverbs 1:7 and Proverbs 2:5.  Now read II Corinthians 5:11.
      Explain what Paul means by “the terror of the Lord.”
          Does this mean we are to be afraid of God?

9. Where does the Spirit seek to manifest God’s truth in us?  5:11
10. External appearance isn’t important. What is?  5:12
11. According to 5:15, who must we now live for?

12. According to 5:17, what am I now?
13. What ministry has God given to us?

14. A similar thought is in verse 19. What has been given to us?

15. Compare II Peter 3:9 with II Corinthians 5:19.
      If they would repent, how many people could be saved?
16. How does Paul refer to himself in Ephesians 6:20?

17. According to 5:20, what are you and me to be for Christ?

18. Read Isaiah 53:9, Luke 23:4 and II Corinthians 5:21 and
        list any sins that this person committed.

Maxim of the Moment

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers