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1 Timothy | Ch. 5

From Daniel's Desk on 12/28/19

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My Title: DEFEND Unity! It is Our WITNESS!

 

My Verse: 21

"21 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels I charge you to keep these rules without prejudging, doing nothing from partiality."
 

My Response:


For the Church to operate, it needs to have order. There really aren't any guidelines to HOW a church should be built because God is too creative to lock different people, with different gifts, and different purposes into one framework. Some churches will be designed to be hands while others feet. However, the head of ALL is Christ and this is where we find our structure. There are rules that He DOES want us ALL to adhere to so that we are ALL UNIFIED. First of all, PREACH CHRIST and HIM CRUCIFIED. Then, SET THE EXAMPLE for what it means to love your neighbor and do it wisely. Correct one another with love and RESPECT but REALIZE that the enemy is at work trying to divide and conquer the church.


PROTECT your leaders and assume the best of them always and harshly rebuke those that would jeopardize their sacrifice! For this reason, TEST their character before they are elected and DON'T lay hands to elect them into leadership quickly! Remember that eventually all good deeds and sins also will be revealed eventually. God is in control.


These are NOT suggestions. This is a charge commanded to us in f