The Spirit of '76


Sunday - 9:30 AM Sunday School, 10:45 AM Worship Service | Wednesday 6:30 PM Men's Bible Study, Ladies' Bible Studies, Youth Group

Jul. 03, 2022

2 Corinthians 3:7-18

The Spirit of ‘76

1. Surpassing Glory (vs. 7-11)

A. A Basic Understanding

Exodus 32:30, 33

Genesis 3:19

B. Glory of Sinai versus the Glory of the Spirit (vs. 7, 8)

Romans 7:7-12

C. The Glory that Surpasses (vs. 9-11)

Exodus 16:10

John 1:14

John 1:17

Romans 5:16-21

2. Bold Hope (vs. 12-16)

A. Bold Hope (v. 12)

B. An Ending Glory and Hard Hearts (vs. 13-15)

Exodus 33:18, 20

Exodus 34:34-35

C. When the Veil is Removed (v. 16)

3. The Spirit Brings Freedom (vs. 17, 18)

A. The Spirit is the Lord (v. 17)

Romans 8:1-2

Galatians 5:1, 13-15

B. Being Transformed (v. 18)

Romans 12:1-2

John 8:36


1. Are you free from condemnation? Is the Spirit Lord of your life?

2. How do you use your freedom? Is it for yourself or is it for the Lord and others?

Follow Up in the Word through the Week…

Monday: Read: Romans 7:7-12

What is Paul’s point about the law and about our understanding of sin? How does this help you to understand the function of the law in your life?

Tuesday: Read: John 1:14-17

How does John describe the coming of Jesus in relationship to Moses and the Law? How does this further help you understand how the law works?

Wednesday: Read: Exodus 33:18-20

What did Moses ask and what was God’s warning? How does this help us to understand even the more the power of the Spirit of God in 2 Corinthians 3?

Thursday: Read: Romans 5:16-21

How does Paul explain our sin and the remedy for it? What background information is helpful to know when reading this? Where does sin enter in?

Friday: Read: Romans 8:1,2

What is the promise that Paul gives and where does that promise come from? How have you experienced this promise in your own life? 

Saturday: Read: Galatians 5:1-15

Where does our freedom come from? What is our freedom for?