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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 7760 preachers, responsibilities of
7760 preachers, responsibilities of

7760 preachers, responsibilities of

Those entrusted with the responsibility of preaching are to discharge it faithfully, boldly and persistently in the power of the Holy Spirit. The Christian community should honour faithful preachers and challenge those who fail to honour their responsibility.

The responsibilities of preachers

They must be diligent in their preaching 2Ti 2:15 See also 1Ti 4:13-16; 2Ti 4:1-5

They must be faithful in their preaching Ac 20:20 See also Jer 26:1-2; Jer 42:4; Ac 20:25-27

They must be persistent in their preaching 2Ti 4:1-5 See also Ac 18:4-6; Ac 20:31; 1Th 2:1-2

They must be bold in their preaching Ac 28:31 See also Jer 26:7-15; Am 7:10-17; Ac 4:18-20; Ac 5:27-29; Ac 14:1-3

They must be encouraging in their preaching Ac 14:21-22 See also Ac 15:32; 1Co 14:3-5; 1Th 2:11-12; 2Ti 4:2

They must be filled with the Holy Spirit Ac 1:8; 1Co 2:4 See also Ac 4:31-33; 1Th 1:5; 1Pe 1:12

They must be compassionate in their preaching Mk 6:34 See also Mt 9:35-38

The responsibilities of the church towards preachers

Faithful preachers should be honoured 1Ti 5:17 See also Mt 13:53-57 pp Mk 6:2-4; Lk 10:3-8; Heb 13:7

Unfaithful preachers are to be exposed and will be judged Gal 1:6-9 See also Jer 14:14-16; Eze 13:1-23; 1Ti 1:3-4; 1Ti 4:1-7; Tit 1:10-11; 2Pe 2:1-3; Rev 2:14-16,20-23

See also

7020church, the
7774prophets, false
8749false teachers

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