Ministers Motivated by Messiah – 1 Corinthians 4:1-5

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Speaker: Rev. Robert Laing

1 Corinthians 4:1-5

Ministers v. 1a (steward=household manager/subordinate)

(Col. 1:25)

 

Message v. 1b

Gospel, Word of God explained (Col. 1:26)

 

Mandate v.2

Faithfully- God’s standard (Matt. 25:21)

 

Motive v.3,4

Judged=evaluated, examined (cf. Matt. 7:1; 1 Cor. 2:15)

Human vs. divine evaluation (1 Sam. 16:7)

 

Manifestation of Motives v.5

Who? (2 Cor. 5:10)

When? (2 Cor. 5:10)

How?v. (2 Cor. 5:10)

 

Rightly motivated & faithful ministers will be rewarded by God.