Ministers: Compared to Earthen Vessels
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2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
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How to Read the Bible
... Scripture there is in modern sermons compared with the ... I would to God that we ministers
kept more ... have the heavenly treasure which exists in earthen vessels. ...
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Psalm CIV.
... "And flaming fire His ministers." For unless ... so great that they may be compared to
mountains ... Paul, "this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the ...
/.../ on the book of psalms/psalm civ.htm

Satan Considering the Saints
... thereof) none can take from thee: compared with which ... I was broken; these are earthen
vessels, but I ... devil greatly delights in some ministers, whose tendency ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 11 1865/satan considering the saints.htm

Of the True Church. Duty of Cultivating Unity with Her, as the ...
... us that the treasure offered to us in earthen vessels is of ... one who listens with
docility to the ministers whom God ... Let them hear it compared to a field which ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 1 of the true.htm

The Necessity and Effect of Union.
... God has put the Gospel treasure in earthen vessels. ... have never conferred together,
and compared their views ... When ministers shall lay aside their prejudices, and ...
/.../finney/lectures on revivals of religion/lecture xvi the necessity and.htm

Of the Necessity of Divine Influences to Produce Regeneration in ...
... of the gospel lodged in earthen vessels, that the ... word may seem but feeble, when
compared to such ... most edifying example of parents, ministers, and companions ...
/.../practical discourses on regeneration/discourse vii of the necessity.htm

Book iii.
... writes, "We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the ... over the memoirs of his
faithful ministers and come ... and you are condemned when compared with the ...
// principal works of st jerome/book iii.htm

Solomon's Temple Spiritualized
... house of the Lord, and for all the vessels of service ... other as to this, live like,
or be compared to them. ... office; for, as I said before of ministers in general ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/solomons temple spiritualized.htm

Abraham, his Trial in Egypt; his Humility
... not by witchcraft, [139]322; were ministers of reconciliation ... a present hell,
[401]ib.; compared to leaven ... Earthen Vessels, term declares our frailty, [517]320 ...
/.../abraham his trial in egypt.htm

Homilies on the Statues.
... righteous, [581]396; of brutes and men compared, [582]416 ... parts of, [653]407; becomes
an earthen vessel, [654 ... distress to be sought from God's ministers, [836]445 ...
/.../ the priesthood/homilies on the statues.htm



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Ministers are Bound to Convince Gainsayers

Ministers are Bound to Endure Hardness

Ministers are Bound to Exhort

Ministers are Bound to Feed the Church

Ministers are Bound to Pray for Their People

Ministers are Bound to Preach the Gospel to All

Ministers are Bound to Rebuke

Ministers are Bound to Strengthen the Faith of Their People

Ministers are Bound to Teach

Ministers are Bound to War a Good Warfare

Ministers are Bound to Warn Affectionately

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Ministers: Ambassadors for Christ

Ministers: Authority of, is for Edification

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Ministers: Commissioned by Christ

Ministers: Compared to Earthen Vessels

Ministers: Defenders of the Faith

Ministers: Entrusted With the Gospel

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Ministers: Faithful: Archippus

Ministers: Faithful: Barnabas

Ministers: Faithful: Epaphroditus

Ministers: Faithful: Matthias

Ministers: Faithful: Paul

Ministers: Faithful: Philip

Ministers: Faithful: Simeon

Ministers: Faithful: The Eleven Apostles

Ministers: Faithful: The Seventy

Ministers: Faithful: Timothy

Ministers: Faithful: Titus

Ministers: Faithful: Tychicus

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Ministers: Labours of, Vain, Without God's Blessing

Ministers: Ministers of Christ

Ministers: Necessity For

Ministers: Pray for the Increase of

Ministers: Qualified by God

Ministers: Sent by the Holy Spirit

Ministers: Separated to the Gospel

Ministers: should Avoid Giving Unnecessary Offense

Ministers: should be Affectionate to Their People

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Ministers: should be Blameless

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Ministers: should be Disinterested

Ministers: should be Ensample to the Flock

Ministers: should be Gentle

Ministers: should be Holy

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Ministers: should be Humble

Ministers: should be Impartial

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Ministers: should be Strict in Ruling Their own Families

Ministers: should be Strong in Grace

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Ministers: should be Watchful

Ministers: should be Willing

Ministers: should Make Full Proof of Their Ministry

Ministers: should not Be: Contentious

Ministers: should not Be: Crafty

Ministers: should not Be: Easily Dispirited

Ministers: should not Be: Entangled by Cares

Ministers: should not Be: Given to Wine

Ministers: should not Be: Greedy of Filthy Lucre

Ministers: should not Be: Lords Over God's Heritage

Ministers: should not Be: Men-Pleasers

Ministers: should Preach with Boldness

Ministers: should Preach with Consistency

Ministers: should Preach with Constancy

Ministers: should Preach with Faithfulness

Ministers: should Preach with Good Will and Love

Ministers: should Preach with Heedfulness

Ministers: should Preach with Plainness of Speech

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Ministers: should Preach without Charge, If Possible

Ministers: should Preach without Deceitfulness

Ministers: should Preach: According to the Oracles of God

Ministers: should Preach: Christ Crucified

Ministers: should Preach: Everywhere

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Ministers: should Preach: Not Setting Forth Themselves

Ministers: should Preach: Not With Enticing Words of Man's Wisdom

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Ministers: should Seek the Salvation of Their Flock

Ministers: Specially Protected by God

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Ministers: The Servants of Christ's People

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Ministers: Their People are Bound, to Give Them Joy

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Ministers: Their People are Bound, to Obey Them

Ministers: Their People are Bound, to Pray for Them

Ministers: Their People are Bound, to Regard Them As God's Messengers

Ministers: Their People are Bound, to Support Them

Ministers: when Faithful are Rewarded

Ministers: when Faithful: Approve Themselves As the Ministers of God

Ministers: when Faithful: Commend Themselves to the Consciences of Men

Ministers: when Faithful: Glory in Their People

Ministers: when Faithful: Rejoice in the Faith and Holiness of Their People

Ministers: when Faithful: Thank God for his Gifts to Their People

Ministers: when Unfaithful: Deal Treacherously With Their People

Ministers: when Unfaithful: Delude Men

Ministers: when Unfaithful: Described

Ministers: when Unfaithful: Seek Gain

Ministers: when Unfaithful: Shall be Punished

Ministers: Woe to Those Who do not Preach the Gospel

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