Lucy, Harpo and Paul

  • Mark Petersburg
  • April 28, 2013
  • Lucy, Harpo and Paul
  • Categories: New Testament Letters

In First Corinthians, chapter four, Paul presents four pictures of how he, Apollos and other apostles should be viewed by the believers in Corinth.  They are: servants, stewards, a spectacle and a father.  This message examines the latter two.  Paul contrasts the “superior” view the Corinthians held about themselves with that of the apostles, whom God called to a life of suffering, deprivation and death.  Then he appeals to them as their “spiritual father” in the faith, that they would imitate his life as a means of knowing the way of Christ.