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Respect Your Ministers


Titus 2:15

Church's and Christians without good pastors are spiritually stunted.

1) Teach

2 Timothy 4:2

2) Encourage

1 Thessalonians 2:8

3) Rebuke

What's the purpose of the Rebuke? It's always to produce godliness.

Paul says that Ministers are to teach, encourage and rebuke, how? With authority

4) Authority

A) The call of God

Acts 20:28

B) The Word of God

Hebrews 13:17

But while a minister has been given Authority from God and Scripture,

he also has a great responsibility to God by

A life of integrity

A life of service

The support of church elders

5) Responsibility

A) Be submissive

Ephesians 5:21

B) Be studious

Acts 17:11

C) Be prayerful

D) Be encouraging & loving

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