PREACH THE WORD WITH PERSEVERANCE

INTRODUCTION:

2 Timothy 4:2
Acts 13:13

WHY SOME QUIT PREACHING

  1. DISCOURAGEMENT

    Matthew 13:3-9, 18-23
    2 Timothy 2:3
    2 Corinthians 10:3-5
    Ephesians 6:10-18
    1 Timothy 1.18

  2. IMMORALITY

    "Keep thyself pure"
    1 Timothy 5.22

  3. "LITTLE CARES"

    "cares of the world"
    Matt 13, "seek first the kingdom for God and his righteousness"
    Matthew 6:33,
    Colossians 3:1,2.

  4. FAILING TO STUDY

    2 Peter 3:18.

  5. FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    1 Corinthians 9:6-16,
    2 Timothy 4:5
    Luke 10:7

WHY PREACHERS MUST NOT QUIT

  1. BECAUSE THE LORD DIDN’T QUIT!

    "Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me…​", "…​not my will, but thine, be done." Luke 22.42
    He "endured the cross, despising the shame" Heb. 12.2
    Is He not our Supreme Example of perseverance???

  2. BECAUSE THE APOSTLE DIDN’T QUIT!

    read 2 Corinthians 11:23-28
    "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith" 2 Timothy 4:7

  3. BECAUSE WE MUST BE STEADFAST

    see I Corinthians 15:58

  4. BECAUSE WE HAVE A RACE TO RUN!

    Hebrews 12:1 Ephesians 3:8

  5. BECAUSE WE MUST DO TIIE WORK OF AN EVANGELIST!

    2 Timothy 4:5 see John 9:4

PREACH THE WORD!