Theme sentence: Church leaders should commend the Gospel by life and by lip.
Aim sentence: Pray for leaders who will care for the church and maintain the reputation of the church.
The reputation of the church
The leaders of the church ought to commend the Gospel to those around them by their life.
The care of the church
Church leaders are called to care for God’s church. They will do that best as they commend the Gospel through their teaching – by lip.
Ensure that you have leaders who are passionate to guard the truth, both by their lives and with their lips.
Pray that the leaders of God’s church will care for the church and maintain the reputation of the church as they continue with the task of seeing sinners saved by the Gospel.