|Why is the 5-fold ministry, as described in Scripture, so unpopular?|
If there were only money power and prestige available in the order of Scripture--then it would become popular.
In fact, the counterfeits are popular.
The Five-Fold Ministry or 5-fold ministry has become a popular subject in some circles, although the major restoration of the revelation concerning this subject was unveiled, in Scripture, by the Spirit of God about the middle of the twentieth century. Newer human interpretations of this Divine revelation have modified the Truth to allow a considerations for money, power, pleasure, and prestige. The Biblical revelation concerning apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers doesn't leave much room for the fleshly considerations of money, power, pleasure-seeking, and prestige. It's not an exercise of intellectual stimulation or entertainment.
It should be noted that no one has fulfilled God's order perfectly at the time of this writing. Feelings of superiority are out of place. The ministry is in humility and service, not in human power or pride. To the reader who senses, by the Spirit, that there are deeper depths and higher heights, never settle for less than what God wants to give you. If the Spirit touches your conscience, let Him do so. Keep on searching and you will find. To everyone who keeps on knocking, the door will be opened.
Last updated: Oct, 2011
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