Pastor Jon Rumley - 18/03/2018

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THE PRACTICES OF TRUE MINISTRY

1 THESSALONIANS 2:10-12

1A. TRUE MINISTRY EXERCISES GODLY CHARACTER. 2:10

1B. CHARACTER IS ALWAYS ON DISPLAY.

2B. CHARACTER INCLUDES THREE AREAS OF EXAMPLE.

1C. WITH REFERENCE TO GOD: “HOLY” (DEVOUT)

2C. WITH REFERENCE TO PEOPLE: “RIGHTEOUS” (DOING RIGHT)

3C. WITH REFERENCE TO PUBLIC APPEARANCE: BLAMELESS.

2A. TRUE MINISTRY EXERCISES GODLY CHALLENGE. 2:12

1B. GODLY CHALLENGE IS COMPREHENSIVE.

1C. GODLY CHALLENGE POINTS TOWARD EXCELLENCE. “exhorted each one of you”

2C. GODLY CHALLENGE BRINGS COMFORT IN FAILURE. “encouraged you”

3C. GODLY CHALLENGE TESTIFIES OF PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. “charged you” (testified to)

2B. GODLY CHALLENGE IS POINTED.

1C. IT IS POINTEDLY PERSONAL. “each one of you”

2C. IT IS POINTEDLY PURPOSEFUL.

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