——-Discover Purpose 301——-

He Wants You As A Minister

The Bible’s claim is that God has called you to be a minister of all the blessings he has given you.  Your life is more than just making a living, it’s living for a purpose, a divine purpose.

1.      What does the word ‘minister’ mean? 2 Cor. 3:6; Acts 26:16

Greek = huperetes, (assistant, minister, officer, servant)

English = minister –clergyman, pastor, contribute

2.      According to the above verses who are the servants or ministers of God?

3.      When Jesus left, what did he give us to do?  John 17:18

4.      What is it that God wants us to do as ministers?  2 Cor. 5:18-20

a.      _______________________________

b.      _______________________________

c.      _______________________________

d.      _______________________________

5.      Why is this work so important?  Matt. 28:19,20; Eze. 3:18

6.      How do you feel about being a spokesperson for God?

7.      Since we are all ministers, what do you think 1 Peter 2:9 means?

8.      What is the best thing you can do for others?  Acts 4:12

9.      What did Jesus mean when he said what he said in John 9:4?  Does it mean the same thing for us today?

10. How important is your faithfulness in working for God?  Matt. 24:14

11. What does God want to be top priority in your life?  Matt. 6:33

12. What does he promise you if you make that top priority?  What ‘things’ is he talking about?  Matt. 6:33

13. When you minister for him what else does he promise?  Matt. 19:29

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14. What would it mean to you to introduce someone else to God and eventually see them in heaven? Eph. 1:11-16

15. In what ways does God want you to help others? 2 Cor. 1:4

16. What special “troubles” have you come through that God might want you to use to help someone else?

17. Read 2 Tim. 1:9.  What does this verse say to you?

18. What attitude does God want you to have in His work?  Matt. 20:28

19. In what ways will you have to deny yourself to follow on as a minister of Jesus?  Matt. 16:24,25

20. Are you willing and ready to do what Romans 12:1 suggests?

21. Based on experience or on expectations for the future what do you think will be some of the blessings and challenges you will experience?

Blessings:

Challenges:

For Further Study:  Read the Book of Acts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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