Our Christian life is like a journey; we must set our hearts on pilgrimage and remember the travel essentials.
Paul looks back: Serving the Lord
Humility, tears, trials
Paul looks ahead: Being faithful
Constraint; contentment; steadfastness
Paul exhorts: Care for the Lord’s loved ones
Love; tenderness; zeal
Paul exhorts: Take hold of the word of grace
Sanctification; contentment; generosity
- Will you commit to a lifetime and lifestyle of serving the Lord Jesus?
- Will you set your face to run and finish the course Jesus has set before you?
- Will you give yourself to caring tenderly for God’s people?
- Will you live on the word of grace?
- Will you pray for your elders?