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4)1 21

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4)1 21

  1. 1. I Corinthians 4:1-21
  2. 2. LET’S REVIEW…
  3. 3. I Corinthians 1:10-4:21 PAUL DEFENDING HIS MINISTRY
  4. 4. PAUL DEFENDING HIS MINISTRY: <ul><li>Based on Biblical wisdom, not worldly wisdom, 1:18-31. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the character and sovereign plan of God, 1:18-2:9. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the nature of man, 2:10-16. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the character of the Corinthian church, 3:1-9 </li></ul>
  5. 5. PAUL DEFENDING HIS MINISTRY: <ul><li>Based on God’s system of rewards, 3:10-17. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the Characteristics of a Godly Servant, 4:1-21. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Characteristics of a Godly Servant I Corinthians 4:1-21 <ul><li>His Titles… </li></ul><ul><li>Bond-servant, servant, slave doulos </li></ul><ul><li>Slave/Servant, diakonos </li></ul><ul><li>God’s fellow-workers, 3:9 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Characteristics of a Godly Servant I Corinthians 4:1-21 <ul><li>His Titles… </li></ul><ul><li>Servant, 4:1 Hup éretés  “under-rower” </li></ul><ul><li>Steward, 4:1 oikonomos </li></ul>
  8. 8. Characteristics of a Godly Servant I Corinthians 4:1-21 <ul><li>His Main Responsibility: Faithfulness! </li></ul><ul><li>His Accountability, 3-4. </li></ul><ul><li>Not primarily to other men! </li></ul><ul><li>Not primarily to his own conscience </li></ul><ul><li>To the Lord! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Characteristics of a Godly Servant I Corinthians 4:1-21 His Reward, 5.
  10. 10. Characteristics of a Godly Servant I Corinthians 4:1-21 His Humility, 6-13 <ul><li>Encouragement to humility, 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Reasoning to humility, 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Ridiculing to humility, 8-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Exemplifying humility, 11-13 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Characteristics of a Godly Servant I Corinthians 4:1-21 His Rejection, 9-13 His Sacrifice, 11-12
  12. 12. Characteristics of a Godly Servant I Corinthians 4:1-21 His Responsibility to Others, 14-21 <ul><li>Follow your spiritual fathers. </li></ul><ul><li>Train your spiritual children. </li></ul>His Defense of the Faith, 18-21
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