group study

Do you have a ministry, and if so what is it?

Ministry just means to serve or provide service. When we do something useful for another, we are ministering to them. We can minister to others in a physical or spiritual way. But if you are are serving others in a way that’s beneficial to them, whether physical or spiritually, that’s a ministry.

The Apostle Paul saw his ministry as spiritual service when he says in Acts 20:24, “But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work (ministry) of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.”

Paul’s ministry was testifying to truth of the Good News about Jesus Christ.

But in Acts 9:36 there’s a woman named Tabitha who also had a ministry, “In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha; she was always doing good and helping the poor.” Tabitha’s ministry was she sewed clothing for the poor.

Do you have a ministry? Ministry isn’t serving the spiritual needs of others, it’s also serving their physical needs also.

We can all do something for others that is helpful or beneficial. By the grace of God, I encourage you to explore your ministry.