#177 – A Crucial Message to the Man of God
July 8, 2014•15 min
Yesterday we looked at a simple phrase in the Word of God – What Have I Done? I hope you can answer the questions we asked in that meditation.
Today on The Morning Mediation:
A CRUCIAL MESSAGE TO THE MAN OF GOD
1 Tim. 6:10-12 “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.”
There are four things in this passage that stand out as either a warning or an exhortation to the man of God. One of the most complimentary titles that a preacher can have is the term Paul uses here, i.e., “But thou, O man of God.” That gives him something to live up to. What is a man of God? First, he is a saved man. Second, he is a m