Paul knew that the gospel is more than words, it is the transformation of the whole person through the power of the Creator and Redeemer. Paul wanted nothing to do with a FORM of godliness that had NO power. For Paul and for us true gospel ministry is measured by the presence and power of the Holy Spirit! So Paul points the Corinthians in two directions to measure his ministry, namely the fruit and the power.
Pastor Drew is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He got his Masters of Divinity in 2010 and has been planting Omega OPC in Williamsport PA, since then. Check out some sermons by Pastor Drew Adcock Related Sermons God of All Comfort (2 Corinthians 1:1-7) August 13, 2017 Displaying the Power of Comfort (2 Corinthians 1:8-11) August 20, 2017 Eschatological Ethic (2 Corinthians 1:12-14) September 17, 2017 Always Yes! (2 Corinthians 1:15-22) September 24, 2017 Love Hurts (2 Corinthians 1:23-2:4) October 1, 2017 Radical Sincerity (2 Corinthians 2:5-11) October 8, 2017 Paradox Triumph (2 Corinthians 2:12-17) October 15, 2017 The Measure of Ministry (2 Corinthians 3:1-6) October 22, 2017 VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)The Measure of Ministry, 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating