Return to BC Sermons Page


2 Corinthians 5:17-21



1.      Are you happy with everything about how you look?

2.      85% of people would change something about their appearance

3.      Nathaniel Hawthorn – Great Stone Face – Earnest, from Crawford Notch, NH, studied that stone face to see who it might be. He retired, returned home, Earnest was the great leader. His face was like the great stone face.



1.      Today we need a hero, someone to look up to, admire, copy, imitate

2.      Look at the person you respect and admire,

a.      Study them – behavior, habits, customs

b.      Learn to imitate them

c.      You will become like them

3.      Married couple – look like each other

4.      Some people look like their pets

5.      Some say, “I can’t change.” OR “My husband can’t change”

a.      1 Peter 3:1

b.      1 Corinthians 11:1

6.      2 Corinthians 5:17-21

a.      Verse 17 – new creature (creation) – Romans 6:4

b.      Our job – ministry of reconciliation – vs. 20 ambassadors

c.      Verse 21 – study this phrase – “we might be made”

Return to BC Sermons Page