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What kind of vessel are you?

"But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour." 2 Timothy 2:20 KJV

In verse 7 Paul says, "Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things."  The reason why we hear this word is so that we may be able to teach others also. All of us, including yourself, we are all teachers of the word. 

God wants you to be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus, so that you may also become a witness of his. 

Understand this also, we labour in the gospel and endure all things so that you may obtain and pass on to others that same salvation and honour and eternal glory which is in Christ Jesus.

Paul says charge them to not subvert hearers, but that they teach the true foundations of God, which is sound doctrine. "But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness" There are people who have erred from the truth, you know them, and many we call prophets of ours, these are good only at spreading heresies, and he gave an example of who these people are, and said such as say the resurrection is past already, and these, by so doing are they who overthrow the faith of many, "and their word will eat as doth a canker..." 2 Timothy 2:17. Cancer is a deadly disease, you seem to look well but inside you're damaged, so is everyone under the watch of false prophets - you’re finished. They tell you it's okay to divorce and marry another. 

Which vessel are you?

Anyway, I wrote wanting to show you how also you're a vessel of substance in this great house, and my prayer for you is  that you thrive for mastery. Be strong in grace and become a witness, "And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will" 2 Timothy 2:24-26.



God bless,
Laurence 
www.muzembi.org - Simple Gospel Summation 

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