World Mandate: The Journey of the Church Part 14 (Acts 20:32-35)
World Mandate: The Journey of the Church
Part 14 (Acts 20:32-35)
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
33 I have not coveted anyone’s silver or gold or clothing.
false teaching + wealth
greed (financial motives)
sexual misconduct (actions)
Christlikeness + wealth
the motives of Christ
the actions of Christ
34 You yourselves know that these hands of mine have supplied my own needs and the needs of my companions.
forgiveness is the vehicle towards righteousness
35 In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ”