Planting and watering in and of themselves do not produce crops. Without God providing the miracle of sprouting and growing, no increase in crops would occur. Paul compares our role as Christians, and God’s role of saving lost souls to growing crops. There’s a lot we can learn from these two verses.
1 Corinthians [...]
In 1 Thessalonians 5:12 and 13, Paul gives the Christian direction on our interaction and association with those who God has put in leadership positions within the church. God has called some people to be preachers and pastors. Some people are called to be teachers. They have a great responsibility to us, and to [...]
Older Christians and Christians more mature in the Word of God have a greater responsibility than those who are new Christians. In fact, mature Christians have an obligation to younger Christians because those who have been Christians longer have seen and experienced things that the younger Christians have not. If you are one whose [...]
All Christians, weak and strong, need spiritual guidance. We need a preacher who is guided by the Word of God, and guided by Jesus Christ to give us admonition. Paul addresses these things to the church of Rome who he writes the book of Romans to.
Romans 15:14 “And I myself also am persuaded [...]
“…and how shall they hear without a preacher?” Romans 10:14
In Acts chapter 22, we see Paul standing before a mob which had been stirred up by some people who accused him of “polluting” the temple by allowing Gentiles to enter. Paul had been called by God to preach the Word to the Gentiles, [...]