Diaconal Ministers

 

BIBLICAL IMAGES OF MINISTRY
 
Diaconal Ministers
 
 
 
Helping the Poor
 
 
  • Luke 4:16-19
 
  • Luke 6:20-21
 
So, what’s the poors’ Good News? And why are they blessed?
 
 
  • 2 Corinthians 8:9
 
“Jesus became poor to enrich us.”
 
 
  • 1 Corinthians 1:26-28
 
  • James 2:1-5
 
“God has chosen the poor.”
 
 
 
Welcoming the Stranger
 
 
  • Romans 12:13
 
  • Hebrews 13:2
 
“Hospitality” means “Love for strangers.” It leads us not only to welcome people who are strange to us, but also to welcome ideas that may seem strange to us.