Passages for Sunday, September 23, 2018

Five-fold Ministry – Evangelist & Pastor

 

John 10:11, 14 NLT
11 “I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd sacrifices His life for the sheep.

14 “I am the Good Shepherd; I know My own sheep, and they know Me,

 

Acts 15:36-39
36 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing.” 37 Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark, with them, 38 but Paul did not think it wise to take him, because he had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in the work. 39 They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus…

 

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 NLT
11 And you know that we treated each of you as a father treats his own children. 12 We pleaded with you, encouraged you, and urged you to live your lives in a way that God would consider worthy. For He called you to share in His Kingdom and glory.

 

Acts 20:36-38 NLT
36 When he had finished speaking, he knelt and prayed with them. 37 They all cried as they embraced and kissed him good-bye. 38 They were sad most of all because he had said that they would never see him again. Then they escorted him down to the ship.

 

Matthew 4:23 & 9:35 NIV
23 Jesus went throughout Galilee (all the towns and villages), teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.

 

Acts 8:4-8, 12
4 But the believers who were scattered preached the Good News about Jesus wherever they went. 5 Philip, for example, went to the city of Samaria and told the people there about the Messiah. 6 Crowds listened intently to Philip because they were eager to hear his message and see the miraculous signs he did. 7 Many evil spirits were cast out, screaming as they left their victims. And many who had been paralyzed or lame were healed. 8 So there was great joy in that city.

12 …the people believed Philip’s message of Good News concerning the Kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ. As a result, many men and women were baptized.

 

1 Corinthians 2:4 NIV
4 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power,

 

1 Corinthians 4:20 NIV
20 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.

 

 

 

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