I Chose Romans 1 : 1-17 Because Of Paul 's Inspiration And Motivation For Ministry Essay

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I selected Romans 1:1-17 because of Paul’s inspiration and motivation for ministry. Paul’s message to the Romans is overflowing with theological teachings that have formed Christian doctrine and practice for nearly 2,000 years. For believers today, some of the greatest influential parts of the letter are its words of assurance concerning salvation and its call to live a new and restored life in Christ. Paul is faithful to the mission of the church, he also appreciates his calling, who called him and had abundant faith. Paul was attentive about his assignment, while understanding the significance of a good impression with his introduction. Godly leaders should be confidant however humble in their callings and assignments. Joshua 1:2, Amos 3:7 and Jeremiah 7:25 entirely describe great men of God as “servants.” I sense that Paul is setting himself up in the succession of the prophets, which is something that we do not perceive today in ministry. Many acknowledge their calling but do not recognize the significance of their assignment from God. I believe that Paul’s viewpoint, as revealed in his introduction to the Romans, is a model for every Christian today. I too experienced something similar to Paul’s experience on the Damascus road, on an airplane, and I knew at that moment in time that God had called me for a great purpose. I have had several conversations with ministry leader that expressed to me that I have something distinct to do for God. Just like Paul, I am

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