Stewarding Servants

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Today's reading: 1 Corinthians 4:1-2

One of the driving factors behind Paul's letter to the Corinthians is to respond to criticism and personal attacks from the believers at Corinth against Paul and some of the other disciples. So as we come to 1 Corinthians 4, what we see front and center, is Paul defending himself as a preacher and teacher for God. One of the criticisms that has been levied against him is that he isn't particularly grand in appearance or eloquent in his speech when compared to other orators of the day. Paul knocks out this complaint right away in verses 1 and 2, by putting forth the proper picture and mindset for those who are committed to following God. The message is a straight forward one--once we become a follower (a disciple) of Christ, we are simply servants and stewards of God's message of love and salvation.

Do you think of yourself as a steward of God's message of love and salvation? What motivation do you draw from knowing that as a follower of Christ, God has entrusted you with keeping and delivering the life-giving message of salvation? Would you say that you are a faithful steward? Tami

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Encouraging word to know we are simply God's servant/steward to share the message of love and salvation.All followers can do that for our Master!
Sorry to say that I have not been a faithful steward, but have recently strives to intentional serve Him and obey Him.

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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