Concerning mentoring vs discipling the sheep of the flock God has entrusted you with.
Mentoring will lead sheep into being like "you", the mentor.
While discipleship leads sheep into being servant's... who are Christlike.
You cannot properly love other people as Jesus said to love them until you first love yourself the way Jesus said to....
WHAT DOES THE WORD SAY?:
Mat 22:37-39 MKJV
Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. (38) This is the first and great commandment. (39)And the second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Eph 5:22-24 MKJV
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord. (23) For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body. (24) Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.
Recently my spirit bubbled with the thought that submission has been badly misinterpreted and maligned.... Especially by feminists and chauvanists alike.... Women now
Why. Pocket Sermons.
Spiritual journey through each day.
Why does the Church ignore what the Apostle Paul has to say.
Perhaps the Church thinks what he said is not for today.
Has Jesus changed his mind....When his word is read today.
Or is it the world the Church wants to please....So they will stay.
Reading 1 Corinthians 14 the word for today.
Psalm 119:103, “How sweet are Your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth”
James 1:22, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves”
God never wants us to become content with our knowledge of His precious Word. He wants us to reach even higher plateaus of service and Christ likeness. The apostle Paul recognized this, for even though he was a godly man and accomplished much, he admitted that he still needed to advance