May 21, 2017
If the Bible is the rudder that guides us through the sea of life, whose hand helps to steer it, especially with regard to the local church? Ephesians 4:12-13 addresses the role of the pastor-teacher as given by Christ for the equipping of the saints. Alistair Begg discusses the ministry and the works of service that flow from it, as well as the unity maintained and attained among believers. When our lives are brought under the teaching of the Word, we can effectively do the work God has set before us, individually and as a church.
12to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood,5 to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,
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