Growing as a Teacher
The Teacher's Charge
In 2 Timothy 4:2-3, Paul gives all teachers a charge:
"Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season;
That is exactly what is happening in some churches today. Everyone wants to hear what is comfortable, and not what they should.
Time is Short:
Paul was concerned with preaching the Gospel that Jesus saves, but also with warning people that the Day of Judgement is coming soon. This is missing today and many people have weak experiences with God, and only have a form of godliness, but deny the power of God.
It seems as if the days of real conversions are gone. They were brought about by conviction of the Holy Spirit and with a person's true sorrow and repentance.
As children's teachers and workers, God wants us first and foremost to be examples to those we minister to:
"You are my witnesses, declares the Lord, and my servant whom I have
Are You Ready?
Dear friend, what is your standing with God? I pray that you will search your hearts and lives and allow the Holy Spirit to minister healing and revival into your souls.
Examine your teaching and make sure that Jesus is always the central Figure. Warn your children that Jesus is coming soon and that we need to be ready for Him.
The only way to be ready for Jesus, is for us to be serving Him with all our hearts. God wants us to really know Him, so that His power will change our lives and bring peace, healing and joy to us.
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