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(Starke.). p. 484 f.). The occurrence of πᾶσιν is somewhat difficult, and the expression is vague. In the old days when the Pope reigned supreme everybody paid plenty for masses. I don"t for a moment think this verse is basis for high pay for pastors. The language here points to the blessings of Christian faith and doctrine.— . The 'but' in the Greek, beginning this verse, expresses, I said, Each shall bear his own burden; BUT I do not intend that he should not think of others, especially of the wants of his ministers. Who would think of saying of a lawyer, or of a medical man, that they are low-spirited, time-serving, dependent men, because the one is dependent on his clients, and the other on his patients, for subsistence.  Conybeare and Howson, The Life and Epistles of St Paul (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. In all good things. His principles of government were settled, and they could not impose on him. Or, share with him. But let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things. Usually, however (as by Winer, Rückert, Usteri, Olshausen, Baumgarten-Crusius, de Wette, Hilgenfeld, Ewald, Wieseler, Hofmann, Reithmayr, and others), there is found in the words a summons to liberality towards the teachers, so that ἐν πᾶσιν ἀγαθοῖς is taken as referring to the communication of everything good (Ewald), or more definitely, of all earthly good things (“in omni facultatum genere, ut usu venit,” Bengel), or of good things of every hind (Ellicott, Hofmann); and κοινωνείτω is taken either transitively (so usually, also by Ewald), as if the word were equivalent to κοινοῦν (as to the distinction between the two, see especially Thuc. Comp. Conybeare made the meaning clearer by capitalizing Word, showing that not all teachers are indicated but that teachers of the Word of God are meant. Our present day "pay package" mentality in the pulpit is not Biblical, nor is it logical. It is one of the tricks of Satan to defraud godly ministers of support, that the Church may be deprived of such ministers. He saw that the ministers of the word were neglected, because the word itself was despised; for if the word be truly esteemed, its ministers will always receive kind and honorable treatment. 5.453. Christian freedom is not an excuse to gratify one's lower nature; rather, it is an opportunity to love one another (Galatians 5:13; 6:7-10). Any doctrine that claims His gracious work is insufficient to save is false (see notes on 1:6-7). Let him that is taught in the word — Who is instructed in the doctrines and precepts of the gospel; communicate unto him that teacheth — According to the ability that God hath given him; in all good things — All such temporal things as he stands in need of. II. I went to a place that sold used Volkswagen parts. Learn, 3. Tons more resources, better tools, NIV84 and easier navigation. Galatians 6:6. Here it cannot mean to imitate, or to mimic, but it refers to the principles of the divine administration, and must mean that they could not be treated with contempt, or successfully evaded. Galatians 6 English Standard Version (ESV) Bear One Another's Burdens. Our business is not to go into the pulpit and read a lecture to our people out of Aristotle's Ethics, or Seneca's Morals, much less to load them with the burden of unwritten traditions; but to make known a crucified Saviour to them, and the way to eternal salvation by him. Let such laymen as by the impropriations take away the vicar's bread, and such clergy men as eat the sweat of their curates' brow, consider how they will answer it at the bar of God. The Old Testament enjoins this (Deuteronomy 12:19), much more the New. In writing to the Corinthians he needed two chapters to impress this matter upon them. I told her that was up to the church. IV. Galatians 6:7. The duty consists (Theophylact) in the giving to the pastor of “food, raiment, honour,” etc.- τροφῆς, ἐνδύματος, τιμῆς; “for thou receivest more than thou givest-spiritual things for carnal things.” Keerl takes the connection from Galatians 6:1, understanding by “him who is taught in the word” the fallen brother who has been restored, while the intervening verses guard the “spiritual” restorers against pride. An archive of previous 'God's Holy Fire' devotionals from Heartlight. In the papacy I saw the people give generously for the erection and maintenance of luxurious church buildings and for the sustenance of men appointed to the idolatrous service of Rome. and κατηχῶν, see Suicer, Thes. Если слово находится в чести, служители непременно должны получать искреннюю и щедрую помощь. The Galatian Gentiles customarily paid fees for services rendered. I personally believe that Paul was discerning in accepting money. Without ministers to proclaim the Word of God the people go wild like savage beasts. He seems to refer to the Judaizing teachers. 9:11). (Hofmann, comparing Romans 15:27). Learn hence, 1. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1966), p. 492. c. Before wâ¦ O foolish Galatians! Let him that is taught share with him that teacheth. I saw how the generosity of the people of the Church was encouraging covetousness on the part of the clergy. Galatians 5:8 "This persuasion [cometh] not of him that calleth you." Not too wide, because the sphere of moral good is one and the same for teachers and learners, and it is only the concrete application which is different. That the wisdom of God hath seen it fit to teach men by the ministry of man, not by his own immediate voice, this we cannot bear; nor by the glorious angels, these would rather terrify than teach us; but by men like ourselves, doth the great God instruct us. Ï. (C. Stanford, D. D.), In 1662, the town of Eastham agreed that a part of every whale cast on shore be appropriated for the support of the ministry. Luke 10:7; 1 Timothy 5:18; 1 Corinthians 9:11; 1 Corinthians 9:14). Indeed, he never mentioned Scripture again. (J. ), It is my intention to expound and to defend this financial law of the Christian Church: “Let him that is taught in the Word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.”. (Comp. on StudyLight.org Galatians 6:6. Often this possibility is not thought of, or just rejected out of hand by the leadership. Who sows grain will reap grain, who sows tares will reap tares; who sows plentifully will reap plentifully, who sows sparingly will reap sparingly. I know better now. Haven. Ï. I. And to make such prayers, and to manifest such zeal and such strong professions, while the heart was with the world, and they were spending their money for every thing else but religion, was mocking God. Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. This was many years ago when $20, 000 wasn"t bad income without the parsonage and frills that he had been offered. The sense is, that God could not be imposed on, or could not be insulted with impunity, or successfully. p. 70, Matthies, Schott, Keerl, Diss. How many deceive themselves and imagine that they can withhold from their minister his just dues without incurring the displeasure of God. "Well, if you really believe that we just won"t pay you any more.". Galatians, the letter of christian liberty, free commentary on galatians, free bible study on galatians, study about our christian liberty. 2.6, 22; Polyb. Ибо какую плату воздадут они за бесценное сокровище вечной жизни, обретаемое через их проповедь? 2. Search using our Online Bible by Topic, Verse Reference or Phrase. (Dr. 6. 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By false teachers, who, in order to engross all to themselves, dissuaded the Galatians from communicating to their honourable pastors, and faithful ministers of the word; or by themselves, who being of a tenacious and covetous disposition, devised various things to excuse them from performing this their duty to the preachers of the Gospel; as that they had families of their own to maintain, that their circumstances were such that they could give little or nothing this way, and the others, who were of better abilities in life, ought to bear this charge; and with such like things endeavoured to satisfy their consciences in the neglect of their duty: but this was all self-deception, for. Those who learn from Bible teachers who provide the spiritual needs of others should provide them with "all good things" including their physical needs (cf. Finally a couple of the young men saw that little light bulb go on over their head and realized that it was a good story time, but as a sermon, a message from God it was lacking in the grandest fashion. The word communicate here signifies to give liberally. Not impart to. From the idea of carrying common burdens upon common shoulders, between Church brethren, the apostle passes to a common co-operation between teachers, preachers, and people in all good doings. God is not mocked, cannot be treated with contempt without provoking his righteous punishment. Galatians 6:6.— St. Paul having laid some restraint upon the authority and forwardness of the teachers and leading men among them, who were, as it seems, more ready to impose what they ought not on the Galatians, than to keep them forward in the practice of gospel obedience, he here takes care of them in respect of their maintenance; and exhorts the Galatians to liberality towards them, and in general towards all men, especially Christians, Galatians 6:6-10. Also included links to commentaries, concordances, dictionaries, encyclopedia and lexicons. Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, John Etheridge Translation of the Peshitta, James Murdock Translation of the Peshitta. Paul’s recommendation arose from a desire to preserve a gospel ministry. It came to denote familiar tuition; and the κατηχούμενοι, as opposed to the πιστοί, were persons under preliminary instruction in the elements of Christianity. Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for 1 John 1:6, 7 â Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources. Uhhhh, got that pastors? Colossians 1:10; Hebrews 13:21, ἐν παντὶ ἔργῳ ἀγαθῷ; Romans 2:10; Romans 12:2; Romans 12:9; Romans 13:3; Romans 16:19; Ephesians 6:8; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; Philemon 1:6, etc. . Sonship in Christ. On the duty here enjoined see the notes at 1 Corinthians 9:11-13. Be not deceived - Neither deceive yourselves, nor permit yourselves to be deceived by others. in all good things: the things of this life mainly, as the context shews. And for this reason, that a man sows what he likes, as he likes. So, following Marcion (?) communicate unto him — “impart a share unto his teacher”: literally, “him that teacheth catechetically.”. . Leave not Christian activities to ministers and teachers alone. sub voce. So it is in regard to our works. Through the stress laid by Wieseler on the spiritual counter-service of the teacher (comp. Whoever will not give our Lord God a penny, gets his due when he is forced to give the devil a dollar. Апостол увещевает кормить тех, кто назидает нас словом. The δέ may continue the thought under another aspect; thus, he had said, “Bear one another's burdens”-now- δέ, this is one form in which the precept may be obeyed;-or he had said, Every man must bear his own load; but- δέ, this does not exempt you from bearing the burden of your teachers. 789. Paul thinks he has done with his moral safeguards, and turns to one special duty—that of paying Christian teachers. Be not deceived - Neither deceive yourselves, nor permit yourselves to be deceived by others. The law of the spiritual harvest (Galatians 6:7-8) c. The encouragement to welldoing (Galatians 6:9-10) THE CONCLUSION (Galatians 6:11-17) 1. Keeping our minds rooted in thanksgiving for all of God's abundant mercies keeps us in tune with joyful living. Schriften, p. 70. To supply their real necessities, let believers cheerfully devote any part of their property that may be required for the services of devout and holy teachers. (98) An earnest desire to preserve a gospel ministry, led to Paul’s recommendation that proper attention should be paid to good and faithful pastors. The meaning of the phrase itself has been disputed. Nor does this meaning produce an abrupt break between Galatians 6:5-6; Galatians 6:6-7, as Meyer (who understands ἀγαθά of moral good; ‘share with your teachers in all virtues:’ i.e. The teacher would not receive any settled and regular payment, but the scholar would make him presents—many of them, probably, in kind—so as to relieve him from the care of providing for his own livelihood, and so give him more leisure for his work of teaching. Paul would have said perhaps: κοινὰ ποιείτω ὁ κ. τ. λ. τῷ κ. πάντα ἀγαθά, or something similar in correct Greek. Instructed in the knowledge of the word, either of the essential Word, the Lord Jesus Christ, of his person, office, and grace; or rather of the written word, particularly the Gospel, which is sometimes called the word, without any additional epithet, which distinguishes it, and directs to the sense of it; and sometimes with such, as the words of truth, the word of faith, the word of righteousness, the word of reconciliation, and the word of this salvation, so called from the nature, use, and subject matter of it. Remember that you can't ignore God and get away with it. Ведь хитрость сатаны состоит как раз в том, чтобы, лишив пропитания благочестивых служителей, лишить этих служителей саму Церковь. We may as much err by using means different from those which Christ has instituted, as if we lost sight of the end itself. ), The people of one of the out parishes of Virginia wrote to Dr. Rice, then at the Theological Seminary in Prince Edward, for a minister. . Î½. It may seem strange that those who are to be accounted “worthy of double honour,” should be dependent for their support on the bounty of others. How many long prayers are offered; how much zeal is shown; how many warm professions are made, as if to make God and man believe that the heart was truly engaged in the cause of religion, while little or nothing is given in the cause of benevolence; while the ministers of religion are suffered to starve; and while the “loud professor” rolls in wealth, and is distinguished for luxury of living, for gaiety of apparel, for splendor of equipage, and for extravagance in parties of pleasure! b. Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things. According to the above verse, he has the ability to make "impossible" things possible. They could not hope to illude or impose on God. It is the ordinance of God that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel (1 Corinthians 9:14). 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