For the Sake of the Gospel

July 6, 2021
Series: Five Stars

Speaker: Steve Hill

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Bible Passage: 2 Corinthians 4:13-18


  1. The way we respond to criticism gives us credibility. 
  2. Adversity is my I.D. card.
  3. Fight back the right way.

Discussion Questions

  1. Describe an event where you called into question someone’s credibility. Now describe a moment when your credibility was on the line.
  2. How will a healthy response to criticism bring credibility to the gospel?
  3. As you read 2 Corinthians 6:3-13, what jumps out to you? How does Paul’s suffering testify to his credibility?
  4. Paul’s ministry came at a great cost. Where are you making sacrifices for the sake of the gospel?
  5. Most people want to fight back when their integrity is questioned. What is the right way to fight back? (v. 6-7)
  6. Why is Paul urging them to open their hearts to him?