Paul’s Ministry, Col 1:24-29

Paul’s Ministry Colossians 1:24-29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In v.23, Paul talks of the gospel and says: “whereof I Paul am made a minister” and he says it again in v.25.  So what was his ministry in the gospel?  What is the ministry of any minister? Ministry of suffering (v.24) –...

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Put Them In Remembrance II Tim. 2: 8-14

Put Them In Remembrance II Tim. 2: 8-14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul preached the gospel and endured the suffering that he endured for the elect’s sakes.  When he wrote Timothy, he told him to put those to whom he ministered in remembrance of some things.  Put them in remembrance of:...

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Look Past the Problem II Cor. 4:17-18

Look Past the Problem II Cor. 4:17-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you face a problem, a trial, affliction or suffering, look past the problem; don’t look at it.  We have said before, “Gaze at the Savior and glance at the problem.”  But we must add that you can’t get stuck...

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Continue in Well Doing Rom. 2:7

Rom 2:7 Patient Continuance in Well Doing CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Rom 2:7 speaks of patient continuance in well doing.  The context is eternal life.  A person who wants glory, honor and immortality is going to hear the gospel if he is living his life in patient continuance in well...

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Count You Worthy II Thes. 1:11

Count You Worthy II Thes. 1:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO While we are not worthy of God’s blessings in salvation, Paul prayed that God would count you worthy of this calling [2 Thes 1:11].  Paul also prayed that God would “fulfill all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the...

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Joseph the Ruler Ps.105 Gen.37

Joseph the Ruler Ps. 105 Gen.37. CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Joseph was a man that God wanted to use and a man that God did use.  What sort of preparations and training did he go through?  Preparing Joseph the ruler involved: An ordinary beginning – Gen 37:2 – doing ordinary chores...

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Against the Knowledge of God II Cor. 10: 3-6

Against the Knowledge of God II Cor. 10: 3-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are imaginations that exalt themselves against the knowledge of God and then you can’t see him or his hand in what you are doing.  You have to know God in your life and in every circumstance of...

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The Best Question II Chron. 33: 11

The Best Question II Chron. 33: 11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you go through affliction one of the first questions that comes to mind is, “Why?”  That’s not a good question.  You wouldn’t like the answer.  You would argue with God about it.  He’s not going to explain it to...

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The Furtherance of the Gospel Gal. 4:1-11

The Furtherance of the Gospel Phil. 1:12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul’s life was the preaching of the gospel.  He said, “For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!” [1...

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Consolation II Cor. 1:3

Consolation II Cor. 1:3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO To console someone is to comfort him – to ease his misery or grief – to give him some relief – this passage is about the consolation Paul had received from the Lord and the consolation the Corinthians would receive from him. Notice...

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