The Apostle Paul reminded the members of the Corinthian Church that those with authority were not there to be overbearing or manipulative, but rather to be “… helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand” (2 Corinthians 1:24). All encouragement, correction and instruction in the Church is aimed to this end. We see that each of us has a contribution to make towards the wellbeing of our fellow members in the Church. It is not the responsibility of only those in official positions in the Church to be ‘helpers of......
Wisdom from the Preaching of the Word of God (pdf, opens in new tab) Collection of articles in the above PDF from talks given between 1999 and 2003. They are full of encouragement and advice about how to live the Spirit-filled life, and also stress the importance of God’s Word and the need to understand and “believe all that the prophets have spoken”....