Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power. Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ; And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ: Ephesians 3:7-9
The Apostle Paul wrote over half of the New Testament, he planted many Churches throughout Asia Minor, he performed miracles through God and preached the gospel to countless people. Yet look at Paul’s attitude, he says “I am least of all the saints” Even though many Christians would elevate Paul, he sees himself as not even worthy to be called an Apostle.
This is the humble attitude we all should have, the understanding that we are all servants of Christ, and we are only worthy because of God’s grace. It’s an honor and privilege, to be able to serve God and share the gospel of Jesus Christ. There is no higher calling than to be a minister of Christ, that includes all Christians. If you are a Born Again Christian (John 3:3) then you are a minister of Christ and you should share the gospel of Christ with honor and privilege
To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God, According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: Ephesians 3:10-11
God is to be made known by the Church, the body of Christ, the Salt and Light. If the Church strays away from the Word of God, then the Church becomes useless, like used salt. We as Christians, are the hands and feet of Christ, this again is a higher calling, an honor and privilege. You don’t just “join a Church” to have your name written down or a social club. The Church is the Body of Christ, if you stray away from your Lord and Master, you have become worse than a non-believer
Thank you Jesus for saving a wretch like me! It’s an honor and privilege to be a servant of Christ and help build Gods eternal Kingdom, Amen!
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