“WHAT IS THE MINISTRY?” (Colossians 1:23-29)

WHAT IS THE MINISTRY?

(Colossians 1:23-29)

 

THE SOURCE OF THE MINISTRY  (vs. 23,25)

 

Appointed by G______ = DIVINE MANDATE!

 

THE SPIRIT OF THE MINISTRY (vs. 24)

 

         NOW I R_____________!

 

 

THE SUFFERING OF THE MINISTRY (vs. 24)

 

Acts 5:41           2 Timothy 2:10

 

THE SCOPE OF THE MINISTRY (vs. 25)

 

Acts 20:24 2 Timothy 4:7

 

Concentrate on the D___________ of your ministry,

Let God take care of the B__________ of your ministry!

 

THE SUBJECT OF THE MINISTRY (vs. 26-27)

 

“Mystery” = __________________________

 

God has c________ to make it known.

 

The Mystery?  Christ in ______, the Hope of Glory!

 

2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 Ephesians 1:13-14

 

THE STYLE OF THE MINISTRY (vs. 28)

 

“Proclaim” – ____________________

 

“admonishing” – _______________________

 

Acts 20:31 2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

Colossians 3:16 Romans 15:14

 

“teaching” – __________________________

 

With all w________ – _______________

 

THE SUM OF THE MINISTRY (vs. 28)

 

Why?   M_________ of the saints.

Ephesians 4:11-16

 

“complete/perfect” – _________________

2 Timothy 3:16-17

 

THE STRENGTH OF THE MINISTRY (vs. 29)

 

 

“Labor” – work to the point of _______________

 

“Struggling” – ________________________

 

“with all his _______”

 

God gives us his, to do his ministry.

 

1 Corinthians 15:10 Galatians 2:20

 

See all 8 of these in Paul?  In us?

Philippians 4:9

 

 

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