February 19, 2015
What qualifies advice as being “sound?” What establishes an advisor as “trustworthy?” Drawing on teachings from the Apostle Paul, Alistair Begg suggests there is a great responsibility and privilege in offering advice that goes beyond this life. When we are in the position to meet and influence others where time and eternity intersect, we must be prepared, like Paul, to teach that “to live is Christ.”
2Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they are brothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by their good service are believers and beloved.
Teach and urge these things.
19and taking food, he was strengthened.
For some days he was with the disciples at Damascus.
18What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in that I rejoice.
Yes, and I will rejoice,
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