World Mandate - The Journey of the Church - Part 13 (Acts 20:29-32)
World Mandate - The Journey of the Church
Part 13 (Acts 20:29-32)
29 I know that after I leave, savage wolves will come in among you and will not spare the flock.
flock vs. wolves (shepherd)
- test everyone who speaks for God
- faithfulness (not just faith) to the Gospel
- word & deed
30 Even from your own number men will arise and distort the truth in order to draw away disciples after them.
perseverance vs. preservation
31 So be on your guard! Remember that for three years I never stopped warning each of you night and day with tears.
personal preferences vs. the Gospel as my world-view
protection by proclamation
32 “Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
managers of the Gospel