Ministering by Grace
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Ministering by Grace

From Series: Basics 2008

Ephesians 3:7-8  (ID: GS838)

In Ephesians 3:8, the apostle Paul called himself the least of the saints. But did he actually believe that? Jerry Bridges explains that Paul was being truthful, because he deeply understood his continuous need for the Gospel. As such, Paul was able to serve God in humility, love, and joy. We need this same awareness, ministering to others in the knowledge that only the grace of God makes us worthy and adequate for the task.


7Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power. 8To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.