Topics: Christianity, authentic ministry
A. The Corinthian church showed a lack of loyal commendation!
B. Respect for spiritual authority is a sign of true Christian ministry!
But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction, and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another(1 Thessalonians 5:12, 13).
A. The Corinthian church showed a lack of genuine appreciation!
B. Loving people with truth is the focus of true Christian ministry!
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth(1 John 3:18).
A. The Corinthian church showed a lack of heartfelt sanctification!
B. Humble repentance builds up people in a true Christian ministry!
Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord (Acts 3:19).
Sermon by Pastor Rod Akins July 26th, 2020