Summary: Being empowered and endorsed by Christ. Even when we as believers are called to authority, we are still His servants.
1. Endorsed their devotion to encouragement and service (v.15-17)
We should not be hung up on recognition when we choose to serve.
As Christians, we are all called to serve; we don’t have to be on the “leader list”.
No job is “beneath” any Christian, and no Christian should ever stop serving.
2. Endorsed their authority (v.16 )
Those that God places in authority are servants.
Rebellion is displayed in the life of a Christian when they refuse to submit to authority.
In order to be a leader, you must first be a servant