Paul gives a list of characteristics for ministerial integrity. These can be summarized under two categories:
- Willingness to endure opposition
- The maintaining of godly virtues
If you are a servant of Christ, do these characteristics describe you?
Today’s reading: 2 Corinthians 6:3-10:18
We put no obstacle in anyone’s way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry, but as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger…
2 Corinthians 6:3-5
For more reflections on this passage, see the corresponding reading in my book Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 days.
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