Order In Pastoral Care
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And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.
For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;read more.
Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching; Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
- Apostles, Function In Early Church
- Attending Church
- Bishops, Duties
- Bishops, Qualifications
- Christian Teachers
- Church Government
- Fellowship, In Christian Service
- Gifts And Talents
- Giving, Of Talents
- Helping Others In Need
- Leaders, Spiritual
- Man Appointing
- Money Management
- Prophecy, In Nt