Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Spiritual Teaching, 4of4

~ Two More Teaching Aspects ~       

Your Reasoning  ~  “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us” (Romans 8:18).   

Your Reward  ~  “Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the firmament, and those who turn many to righteousness like the stars forever and ever” (Daniel 12:3).  “The elders who are among you I exhort, I who am a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that will be revealed:  Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor as being lords over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock; and when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away” (1 Peter 5:1-4).  Being an elder can be a position, however, all Christians as they mature should be doing some of the functions of an elder (spiritual leader) and teaching is a primary example. 

~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW

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