When We Intend to Serve the Lord, Adversaries Arise (Wed. August 25)

The word of the day is “adversaries.”  It is natural to expect that when we set about to serve the Lord that He would remove any obstacles in our way.  But today’s reading of 1 Corinthians 16:4-12, Paul refers to many opponents that stand in the way of his plans to preach the Gospel.  Today we will use Paul’s example to learn why some put roadblocks in our work for the Lord.  And we will discuss how we can overcome these barriers. In today’s reading of 1 Corinthians 16:4-12, Paul closes his letter with a summary of his plans for his ministry.  He writes that he is eager to visit the Corinthians and to deal with matters that he could…