Great teaching on what the believer’s mentality should be like and what his focus should be on!
The Apostle Paul is known as one of the most radical conversions in the Bible. He went from legalistic Jew, who persecuted and murdered hundreds of Christians, to a head core devoted follower of Christ. None of which would have happened if he wasn’t confronted by Jesus on the way to Damascus (Acts 9:1-20). Christ made an impact on his life, so much soo, that Paul began to refer to himself as, “The Bond-servant of God.”
“Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ…” Titus 1:1
The Term ‘bond-servant’comes from the Greek word ‘dulos‘ and is defined as:
- 1. A slave, bondman, one who gives himself up to another’s will.
- 2. Those whose service is used by Christ in extending and advancing his cause among men.
- 3. Being devoted to another to the disregard of one’s own interests.
Simply put, being a bond-servant of…
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Posted on August 5, 2013, in Created to Praise God, Hearing From God And His Word and tagged Bond servant of Christ, Following the example of Jesus, Humility and Servanthood, True believers vs Make believers. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.