TWO TYPES OF HOUSES; TWO KINDS OF LIVING
                                                       2 Corinthians 5:1-11 (854)


   Introduction

       A.  The passage deals with two types of houses and two kinds of living.

  I.  Two houses

       A.  Earthly house (vv1,2,4):                                   Eternal house (vv1,2,4):


       B.  God has promised us eternal life by giving us the Holy Spirit.  V5

       C.  We can be confident and of good courage.

       D.  To be in this house (body) is to be absent from Jesus physically.

  II.  Two kinds of living

       A.  By sight (v7):                                                   By faith (v7):


       B.  Hebrews 11:1,6 (889): Faith is assurance and evidence.

       C.  Examples of living by faith in Hebrews 11

            Abel

            Noah

            Abraham

      D.  Paul and others.  V9.                          Why?   V10


Conclusion

      A.  The goodness of God offers us eternal life which brings confidence, assurance and
            courage.

      B.  Terror produces fear

      C.  Will we live confidently or fearful?  It depends on our faith and convictions.