The Mind of Christ (1 Corinthians 2:1-16) 4/10/19

THE MIND OF CHRIST

1 Corinthians 2:1-16

I. A SIMPLE MESSAGE (vs. 1-5)

    a. How did Paul describe himself and his message? __________________________________________

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    b. What was his message? ______________________________________________________________

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    c. Who did Paul want to be recognized and focused on as he preached?  _________________________

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II. A MAN’S HEART AND MIND (vs. 6-12)

     a. Who does Paul indicate can understand wisdom? _________________________________________

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     b. Who could not understand God’s wisdom and what was the result? ____________________________

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      c. Who reveals the wisdom of God? …and for what purpose? _________________________________

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     d. What does the phrase “no one knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in

     him” mean? _________________________________________________________________________

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III. THE MIND OF CHRIST (vs. 13-16)

       a. As Christians what Spirit have we received? ____________________________________________

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       b. What does the Spirit enable us to know? _______________________________________________

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       c. Compare verse 16 with Job 40:1-2. What caution is indicatedHe ? ______________________________

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       d. What does verse 16 mean “we have the mind of Christ?” __________________________________

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IV. Application: The Holy Spirit indwells believers giving a spiritual dimension to what we can understand,

       see, hear, and know. Philippians 2:5-11 tells us what the mind of Christ will yield in a believer’s life.

       What things will be evident? ____________________________________________________________

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