Posts Tagged ‘Roles in ministry’

1 Timothy 2:1-15 Prayer & Body Order

ALL leaders, not just the ones governing you or the ones you agree with.

Paul addresses some issues that Timothy is dealing with in his position of shepherd of this body. The first is prayer and the second is gender roles within the body.

We are ALL called to pray for those in authority over us. I admit that I don’t spend a lot of time doing this. That is something I need to deal with. But I also don’t spend time cutting down those over me. I don’t blindly support everything they do but I DON’T trash them either. God placed them in authority, and as David said, “The Lord forbid that I should stretch out my hand against the Lord’s anointed” (1 Samuel 26:11). Read more »