An Ordination Sermon
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An Ordination Sermon

2 Timothy 4:1-5  (ID: 1442)

Becoming a pastor is more than accepting a new job assignment: God calls men to ministry, and He equips them for work that is grounded in His Word. In this ordination sermon, Alistair Begg reviews the priorities of pastoral ministry. Although the environment in which a pastor serves may be marked by intolerance for truth and preference for error, the pastor's priority must be to preach the Bible faithfully in the power that God provides.


Preach the Word

1I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom:

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.