Of Ministry

May 14, 2023 by: Dale Thiele | Series: Ephesians: Walk Worthy Scripture: Ephesians 3:7-13 Tags: Grace, ministry, church, Gospel, proclamation, power, Paul, wisdom

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

Ephesians: Walk Worthy

Of Ministry 

  • Ministry is a Gift
  • Ministry Is Interwoven with Proclamation
  • Ministry Centers on the Church  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read Ephesians 3:7-13. How does Paul speak about his ministry? Why is this significant? What happens when ministers feel entitled to their ministries?
  2. Can one have ministry without proclamation of the gospel? Why or why not?
  3. What place does the church have in Paul’s ministry? In God’s plan?
  4. How is the church a demonstration of God’s manifold wisdom?
  5. Is the church optional for a Christian? Why or why not?
  6. How does Paul’s attitude in this passage about the church set an example for how we should view and interact with the church? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

Ephesians 3:7 Of this gospel, I was made a minister according to the gift of God’s grace, which was given me by the working of his power. (ESV)