Doug Vermeulen en Dr Margaret Aranda: For NewBeeZ, Christianity, Teachers 55 years in the work-a-day world 4/10/2016 · 5 min de lectura · +100

FIVE FOLD MINISTRY EXPLAINED - DEFINITIONS [1.]

APOSTLE---[Special messenger]


CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY WITH INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM/FUNCTION

INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM OF FUNCTION WITH CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

Meets effectiveness needs

The seal of an Apostle is fathered sons [bringing the four ministries, and the believers of all descriptions to spiritual maturity]


.....For you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

[1 Corinthians 9:2]


The signs of an Apostle are

[1] Patience

I know a man who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven.

[2 Corinthians 12:12]

[2] Humility

To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations

[2 Corinthians 12:7]

[3] Signs/wonders/miracles

The Apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders among the people.

[Acts 5:12]


*What an Apostle does

[1] and appoint elders in every town [Titus 1:5]

[2] Can also be an elder

To the elders among you I appeal as a fellow elder

[1 Peter 5:1]

[3] Teaches Apostles doctrine

They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching

[Acts 2:42]

[4] Takes captive false doctrine .....so that you may command certain men not to teach false doctrines any longer nor to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies

[1 Timothy 1:3]

[5] Rebukes/corrects the rebellious

This testimony is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, so they will be sound in the faith.....

[Titus 1:13]

[6] Is gentle with the flock

We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by fai