Deuteronomy 27:5 The Work of the Ministry

Deuteronomy 27:5 (KJV)
And there shalt thou build an altar unto the LORD thy God, an altar of stones: thou shalt not lift up any iron tool upon them.

Here is a marvelous picture of the work of the ministry. 

  • We are to build His work where He chooses
  • We are to build His work with those whom He prepares 
  • We are to build by gathering those He has prepared 
  • We are not to lay a hand to them except to gather them
  • We are to plainly declare God’s words at that place

That is the work in a nutshell. We see exactly what we are to do and exactly what we are not to do. 

Focus on our work. 

Leave everything else to God 

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Deuteronomy 27:5 The Work of the Ministry

Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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