Support and pray for your Pastor. Consider the roles he fills in service to the local church:
1. Soldier - He fights for us.
1 Cor. 9:7-11 “Who goeth a warfare any time at his own charges?”
2. Farmer - He helps us grow.
“who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof?”
3. Shepherd - He feeds us spiritually and gives his life for us.
“or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock?“
LESSON - We should pray for him daily, encourage him often, and provide for his family financially so that he may focus on the work of the ministry.
”Say I these things as a man? or saith not the law the same also? For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen? Or saith he it altogether for our sakes?
For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope. If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things?”