May 19, 2024

5/19/24 Romans 16:1-2 The Ministry of Deaconesses in the Church

Passage: Romans 16:1-2
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Paul opens chapter 16 by commending Phoebe to the Roman Church. They are to receive and support for she is carrying the letter to them, is their sister in Christ, a patron of many, including Paul himself, and she is a Deaconess. The ministry of Deacons, both men and women, vital for the life of the church. They model the life of servanthood and point to Jesus, who is the THE Deacon (Servant), in the life he lived and in His death on the cross.

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