I Corinthians 2:5 That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
The key to the ministry for Paul was that people would believe because of God and not because of him. The last thing we want to see is personality faith. We don’t want people to believe because of the pastor or the missionary. We want them to believe because of God, His Word, His power working in their lives.
That means we spend more time praying. That means we say what He said and we do not try to improve on the Word of God. We need His power at work in our lives and ministries. We want people to put their eyes on the Lord Jesus Christ and not on us. We want their faith to stand even if men fail them.
So point them to Jesus. Show them the Bible and not your wisdom. Never try to act as though they need you to understand the Bible. Help them realize that God lives in them, teaches and guides them. It is all about Him.
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