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Free to Mentor (part 2)

Free to Mentor (part 2)

Aug 04, 2019

Passage: Proverbs 27:17

Preacher: Martin Lifer

Series: Be Free Indeed - Free In Deed

Category: God's Freedom



As ________ sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 [NIV] 

Scripture directs us into faith-based friendships AND _________-protégé _____________. 

“Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:17 

Becoming Disciples/ Being Sanctified 

“Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.” Philippians 3:12 

We are elect/saved once & completely in Christ, but discipleship & sanctification are: 

Following Jesus, growing in holiness ⬄ close relationship with Him AND His own

Costly to Mentor: Free to Mentor: __________ mentored. 

The _________ and other NT ____________ mentored. 

Learn from the Treasury of Paul’s Mentoring of Timothy (Paul refers to Timothy as my “child/son,” “brother,” “co-worker”): 

Mentor with Gracious Authority, Humility, Wisdom. 

Receiving and Giving

Be realistic & faithful with our brief time. 

My mentors in Christ? Those whom I will mentor in Christ