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Remaining Faithful in Ministry: 9 Essential Convictions for Every Pastor

, 2019
ISBN: 9781433563034
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Perhaps no one else has ever faced as much hardship, opposition, or relentless suffering as the apostle Paul. And yet, through it all, Paul stood firm in Christ and remained faithful—to the very end.

The power of Paul’s example has captivated veteran pastor John MacArthur for years, and here he outlines nine unwavering convictions that contributed to this remarkable perseverance. In an age when pastoral failure and burnout are increasingly common, this book is a call to endurance in ministry, encouraging pastors to stand strong in their role and not lose heart, regardless of what God sends their way.

  • Outlines nine convictions that contributed to hisperseverance in ministry
  • Covers issues of preaching, suffering, and mercy
  • Encourages pastors to stand strong in their role and not lose heart
  • Convinced of the Superiority of the New Covenant
  • Convinced That Ministry Is a Mercy
  • Convinced of the Need for a Pure Heart
  • Convinced of the Need to Preach the Word Faithfully
  • Convinced That the Results Belong to God
  • Convinced of His Own Insignificance
  • Convinced of the Benefit of Suffering
  • Convinced of the Need for Courage
  • Convinced That Future Glory Is Better Than Anything This World Could Offer
It seems only right that a book bearing this title should come from the pen of one whose life and ministry exemplify such faithfulness. Here is a helpful, challenging, resounding cry to the rest of us to keep on!

—Alistair Begg, Senior Pastor, Parkside Church, Chagrin Falls, Ohio

What are we to do in ministry when we encounter setbacks? John MacArthur presents nine reasons that the apostle Paul did not lose heart. This concise treatise is marked by gospel clarity and filled with timely observations. Accurate and honest, direct and encouraging, clear and plain, MacArthur has produced a portrait in words. As Paul reflects Christ, so should the faithful minister. Unintentionally, MacArthur here has written his own autobiography.

—Mark Dever, Pastor, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington, DC

In this very helpful book based on 2 Corinthians 4, John MacArthur helps us to see from the ministry of the apostle Paul that in the tempests of ministerial life, there is nothing more crucial than an anchor embedded in solid rock. To remain true in the work of ministry we must have Spirit-inspired and unshakable biblical convictions. The apostle Paul braved the worst of storms in his years of fruitful ministry. The convictions listed in this book often buoyed his soul back on top of life’s raging waters. May they do the same for us!

—Conrad Mbewe, Pastor, Kabwata Baptist Church; Senior Lecturer, African Christian University, Lusaka, Zambia

  • Title: Remaining Faithful in Ministry: 9 Essential Convictions for Every Pastor
  • Author: John F. MacArthur
  • Publisher: Crossway
  • Print Publication Date: 2019
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Pages: 77
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Pastoral theology; Perseverance (Ethics) › Biblical teaching; Paul, the Apostle, Saint
  • ISBNs: 9781433563034, 9781433563065, 9781433563041, 9781433563058
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-07-08T17:33:38Z

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John F. MacArthur

John MacArthur (b. 1939) is a Calvinist theologian, author, editor, and teacher. He is a popular conference speaker and the president of both The Master's College and The Master's Seminary. He has also served as pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California since 1969. Best known for his expository exegesis of the Bible, Logos has collected more than 3,000 of his sermons in the John MacArthur Sermon Archive and offers the complete MacArthur New Testament Commentary.

MacArthur’s pulpit ministry extends around the globe through his media ministry, Grace to You. In addition to producing daily radio programs for nearly 2,000 English and Spanish radio outlets worldwide, Grace to You distributes books, software, and CDs by John MacArthur. He has written hundreds of books and study guides, including the bestselling John MacArthur Essential Bible Study Library and the MacArthur Study Bible. He is also the author of notable titles like Different by Design and Twelve Ordinary Men.

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