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Church of God by Faith National Examining Board Class Saturday, December 2o, 2008 Pastor Cedric Matthews Church of God by Faith National Examining Board.

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1 Church of God by Faith National Examining Board Class Saturday, December 2o, 2008 Pastor Cedric Matthews Church of God by Faith National Examining Board Class Saturday, December 2o, 2008 Pastor Cedric Matthews

2 2 Timothy 1:7 (AMP). 2 Timothy 1:7 (AMP) 7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.

3 Power--Dunamis—Ability, Might, Strength, Miracle working energy Power--Dunamis—Ability, Might, Strength, Miracle working energy Love– Agape’— Unconditional and unlimited affection irrespective of its object’s condition Love– Agape’— Unconditional and unlimited affection irrespective of its object’s condition Sound Mind– Discipline & Self-Controlled Sound Mind– Discipline & Self-Controlled

4 What is an obstacle? – problem, difficulty, challenge or hindrance to a particular mission, job or task. In our discussion, the mission is ministry (meeting people’s needs) or preaching and publication of the gospel. What is an obstacle? – problem, difficulty, challenge or hindrance to a particular mission, job or task. In our discussion, the mission is ministry (meeting people’s needs) or preaching and publication of the gospel. Why are there obstacles? Why are there obstacles? – Prophecy-- Since the rebellion of Adam – Proof –To reveal what is inside you – Presence—To display God’s power

5 4 Types of reoccurring ministry obstacles 4 Types of reoccurring ministry obstacles – Purpose – Preparation – Personal – People

6 We must answer the question and settle the argument as to Why we have been selected to be a minister. We must answer the question and settle the argument as to Why we have been selected to be a minister. Additionally, we must answer what it is we have been specifically chosen to do…. “He gave some Apostles, some Prophets, some evangelists, pastors and teachers for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of ministry for the edifying of the body of Christ. Additionally, we must answer what it is we have been specifically chosen to do…. “He gave some Apostles, some Prophets, some evangelists, pastors and teachers for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of ministry for the edifying of the body of Christ.

7 Study to Show… Study to Show… – God His Domain, His way of being and doing right – Yourself-- – Others Ministers Ministers People People Stir– Rekindle, fan into flames, continue the pattern Stir– Rekindle, fan into flames, continue the pattern Stabilize--yourself – be no more children Stabilize--yourself – be no more children Suffer– Prepare to do without Suffer– Prepare to do without

8 Fear– feeling of horror regarding something Fear– feeling of horror regarding something Embarrassment– result of gospel, and mentors Embarrassment– result of gospel, and mentors Reluctance– Hesitance to move forward Reluctance– Hesitance to move forward Despair– the feeling hopeless, dejected, misery Despair– the feeling hopeless, dejected, misery Doubt– of ourselves and His word Doubt– of ourselves and His word Ignorance– of the Scriptures, Life, God’s way Ignorance– of the Scriptures, Life, God’s way

9 Devils– Those who are from Satan Devils– Those who are from Satan Deserters – Those who will receive the message but, leave you when you need them most. All of Asia Phygellus, Hermogenes, Demas (2 Tim. 2:15; 4:10) Deserters – Those who will receive the message but, leave you when you need them most. All of Asia Phygellus, Hermogenes, Demas (2 Tim. 2:15; 4:10) Deceivers– People who lead others astray by message or method. Hymenaeus, Philetus, Alexander (1 Tim 1:14; 2 Tim 2:17) Deceivers– People who lead others astray by message or method. Hymenaeus, Philetus, Alexander (1 Tim 1:14; 2 Tim 2:17) Dependable– Believers who support the leadership— Onesiphorus, Mark(2 Tim 2:16) Dependable– Believers who support the leadership— Onesiphorus, Mark(2 Tim 2:16) Disciplined-- Tychicus, Titus, Eubulus, Prisca, Aquila Disciplined-- Tychicus, Titus, Eubulus, Prisca, Aquila

10 Eternal Life – beginning now (I Tim 4:8) Eternal Life – beginning now (I Tim 4:8) Salvation for the Lost (I Tim 4:16) Salvation for the Lost (I Tim 4:16) – The Minister – The Hearer A Victor’s Crown (II Tim 4:8) A Victor’s Crown (II Tim 4:8)


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