Work of the Lord – Al Stewart

Al Stewart’s talk from the Queens Birthday Conference 2017

Work of the Lord

Outline

1. The Lord Jesus was a worker (John’s Gospel)

John 17:4

John 12:27-29

John 4 The Harvest

The Lord chose the “best” ahead of the “good”
(Mark 1:37-39)
Priorities and choices in the New Testament
The Eternal and the temporal (Matthew 6:19-21, Luke 10:38-42)

2. The Lord Jesus is still a worker
Matthew 16:18

Colossians 1:13-14

Revelation 4-5

3. The work of the Lord (Jesus)
1Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. (NIV 2011)

1 Corinthians 16:10

‘Rather than general Christian living, “the work of the Lord” refers to what believers do to advance the gospel among unbelievers and to establish believers in the gospel.’
(Peter Orr ‘The work of the Lord’ The Briefing 2nd September 2014)[1]

A work for all believers (Ephesians 4)

4. The workplace and the Lord Jesus