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Ministers ought to please God, rather than men

William Robertson

Ministers ought to please God, rather than men

A sermon preached at the opening of the Synod of Lothian and Tweddale, May 3d, 1737. By Mr. William Robertson, ...

by William Robertson

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Published by printed by R. Fleming and Company in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 2310, no.27).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2310, no. 27.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],ii,52p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16802211M

Rather than by the striving of human effort, God produces love in the life of the Christian which motivates him to accomplish what the Law demands. In other words, God makes the heart delight in what the Law demands. The requirements of the Law are met, but in a different way than legalistic Law-keeping. Now, note that this obedience has limits. Children should not obey anything that would violate God’s Word or their consciences (cf. Rom. ). Like the apostles, when commanded by the Pharisees to no longer preach in the name of Christ, they declared, “We must obey God rather than men!” (Acts b).

things that are God's. (b) 1 Peter Servants, be submissive to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the harsh. (b) Acts We ought to obey God rather than men. FROM THIS WE LEARN-(A) We should NOT despise or disobey our parents and all others who by God. As Peter said in Acts , We ought to obey God rather than men when there is a conflict between the two. c. Not pilfering: This type of offence was so common in the ancient world that sometimes the words servant and thief were used interchangeably.

I think your application makes a lot of sense. Peter was willing to face death rather than being silent. It was not that he was asked to deny Christ instead he is asked to not say something. Peter explains that he must obey God rather than men. In Luke we see the story of Peter’s denial of Jesus. The first release of Why Men Hate Going to Church sold more than , copies and was published in multiple languages. This edition is completely revised, reorganized, and rewritten, with more than 70 percent new content. Why Men Hate Going to Church does not call men back to church—it calls the church back to s:


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Ministers ought to please God, rather than men by William Robertson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

2 Corinthians Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or. But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men. Ephesians Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ; not by way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but Ministers ought to please God slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.

Since we be God’s people and servants, and He our Lord and the highest power: and the princes of the world be but his ministers and inferior powers, ordained to do good and not evil: we ought to seek chiefly to do God’s commandments before all men, to please God rather than men.

Next time we will begin the book of the New Testament. PRAYER: Thank God that we can live peacefully and still worship God. We must obey God rather than man just like the apostles. If a time ever came that we would need to suffer for Christ, pray that we would be strong and boldly obey God. God is greater than man!Author: R Wooten.

John - For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God. Colossians - And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Acts - Then Peter and the [other] apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Today, we gather together because we hold fast to God’s teachings and his truth has set us free. We are reminded that we are encouraged this morning to be as bold as these disciples rather than men book be as confident in our faith to be able to say: "We must obey God rather than men," for: I.

Mankind tries to silence God’s Easter message. ought to obey God rather than men.” This is similar to the declaration of Peter and John spoke in Acts Despite the threats they continued forth.

Whenever we are faced with doing what is right in God’s eyes or man’s we are always on the winning side, no matter what it may look like in the flesh, with God.

29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. 30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree. 31 Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

It is important that we make it a TOP priority to please God rather than men. Pleasing God is mandatory. Pleasing other people is optional. Pleasing God is the supreme service we can do.

Pleasing others is secondary. “When a man’s ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him” (Proverbs ). Ministers ought to please God, rather than men.: a sermon preached at the opening of the Synod of Lothian and Tweddale, May 3d, By Mr.

William Robertson, one of the Ministers of Edinburgh. Published at the Desire of many who heard it. Ministers ought to please God, rather than men: a sermon preached at the opening of the Synod of Lothian and Tweddale, May 3d, By Mr. William Robertson. [William Robertson]. Dear brothers, sisters, and friends; in gratitude and praise to the Triune God, and in the joy of our salvation freely granted through the Blood of the Lamb, I rejoice in this opportunity to present my testimony to you, as I remember His promise: “ Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven ” (Matthew ).

BACK TO ACTS But Peter and the other apostles answered and said: “We ought to obey God rather than men. 30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus whom you murdered by hanging on a tree.

31 Him God has exalted to His right hand to be Prince and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. 32 And we are His witnesses to.

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. American Standard Version But Peter and the apostles answered and said, We must obey God rather than men. There is no doubt God used Martin Luther and that God can still use his works to teach us today.

However, there is also no doubt that Martin Luther was a mere man and was wrong at times, along with every other person in history, except Christ.

That’s why we obey God rather than men. At church, we can see the Biblical injunction, "we ought to obey God rather than man" (Acts ) actually used to encourage the very thing that the verse forbids. The principle is twisted and tossed, and twisted again and again until the poor church members' conscience is bound to the authority of men instead of to Christ Himself.

The lesson is one that we all need. We are all naturally inclined to lean upon man whom we can see, rather than upon God whom we cannot see. We naturally love to lean upon the ministers of the visible Church, rather than upon the Lord Jesus Christ, the great Shepherd and High Priest, who is invisible.

We need to be continually warned and set on. Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.” (Acts ) For true Christians, the simple and straightforward answer of the apostles has echoed down through the centuries, "We ought to obey God rather than men!" I am so glad God saw fit to include this episode in His Word.

But if it be impossible to obtain a mitigation of such observances as cannot be kept without sin, we are bound to follow the apostolic rule, Actswhich commands us to obey God rather than men.

76] Peter, 1 Pet. forbids bishops to be lords, and to rule over the churches. Sermon series through the book of Acts by Pastor Lee Robinson.

Acts [24]Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of. But that means when the earthly authorities tell us to disobey God, we respectfully say, "We must obey God rather than man" (Acts ).

This was a major theme at the " I Stand Sunday " rally in Houston, where thousands gathered together to pledge their obedience to God and His Word, regardless of cost or consequences. Scripture: Acts (cf. verses 27 ); Psalms and John Theme: Obeying God.

Proposition: In this passage the disciples make a very poignant statement: "We must obey God rather than men." How do we know that we are obeying God - 1.