An Ordination Sermon
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An Ordination Sermon

1 Corinthians 4:1-17  (ID: 2339)

In a message from Paul’s epistle to the Corinthian church, Alistair Begg shows us that pastoral ministry should be neither overly esteemed nor written off. The minister of God, he reminds us, is a servant of Christ and is responsible to Him alone. There is comfort and challenge in this responsibility. While the world may reject those who proclaim God’s Word, we should embrace that tension, seeking not popularity or praise, but to preach the truth.

The Ministry of Apostles

1This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Copyright © 2019, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.