My philosophy of ministry is to have the lost realize that they need a Savior and that their works are dead (Hebrews 6:1) according to God and fall short to His throne in heaven. (Romans 3:23) Then they must accept that God, is God alone (Job 9:8) and that there are no other gods, except Him, (Exodus 20:3) and He stands in a Trinity of power. (Isaiah 48:16) Jesus Christ is the Son of God, (John 3:16) and chose to bare our dead works and rebellions against God to be able to achieve forgiveness for all that we have done. (1 Peter 3:18). That Christ went to Hell and defeated all powers in it and of it making a spectacle of Satan. (Colossians 2:15) Then three days later God’s power brought His Son alive again. (Luke 24:39) When we choose to walk in the light of Christ and become the light for others He will then purifies us of sin. 1 (John 1:7) We must accept Christ over our lives and bow before Him daily in submission to God’s will and flee from all evil while purifying your hearts. (James 4:7-10) Going out in faith, teaching and preaching the Word of God, testifying in love what He has done for us. Going out and training others to be Christ like trainers to repeat the same agenda for others to see and hear the truth. (2 Timothy 4:2) We must be as Salt and Light to the lost, giving hope to those who are in need, physically, spiritually, and emotionally. The church must not stay hidden in secret, but for the purpose of illumination. (Matthew 5:13-16) When you are converted, Jesus said that unless you have faith like a child, then you have no business being a part of the kingdom of God. (Matthew 18:3) We must know how to work out our own salvation through fear and trembling (Phil 2:12) We must understand that through Jesus Christ we can do all things in Him who strengthens us. (Phil 4:13) I am now not ashamed to speak the name of Jesus Christ to anyone. (Romans 1:16) If in denying Christ, and we do not keep the faith, (2 Timothy 2:12) He will in turn deny us to the Father in Heaven. (Matthew 10:33) We have been saved by grace, through faith; and that we do not boast of ourselves, it is a gift from Christ (Eph 2:8)That we must give up everything to follow Christ (Luke 18:22) and turn and become a new creation. We are to love God first in all things then love others as we love ourselves. (James 2:8) The church must be the light for the lost and bring them to faith through repentance of their sins. The pastor’s job is to feed the newly converted and keep the people’s faith encouraged. The person’s job that has brought the newly converted is to be their personal trainer in educating them for Christ and eventually having those producing fruits of the Spirit. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. This is why it says: “When he ascended on high, he took many captives and gave gifts to his people.” (What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions? He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe.) So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the...
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