#7 Why Missionaries Speak in Churches: Review/Application

1) Become Fellow Workers for The Truth

3John 8 Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers with the truth.

2) Pay Wages, Double if Deserved

1Timothy 5:18 For the Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing,” and “The laborer is worthy of his wages.”

3) The Giver: Give alone if Necessary The One Given To: Seek the welfare of the one giving.

Philippians 4:15 You yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the first preaching of the gospel, after I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone;

Philippians 4:17 Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account.

4) Give the First Part of Your Income

Proverbs 3:9 Honor the Lord from your wealth and from the first of all your produce

5) Let Love for God, the Gospel, and for God’s Servants be your Guide.

John 21:17 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you love Me?” And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You.” Jesus said to him, “Tend My sheep.

6) Bring Your Desire to Completion

2 Corinthians 8:10-11 I give my opinion in this matter, for this is to your advantage, who were the first to begin a year ago not only to do this, but also to desire to do it. But now finish doing it also, so that just as there was the readiness to desire it, so there may be also the completion of it by your ability.

 New American Standard Bible: 1995 update

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