by Douglas Wilson
“At thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore” (Ps. 16: 11)
The Basket Case Chronicles #200
“I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,) that ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with us, and laboureth” (1 Cor. 16:15-16).
The first household to be converted in Achaia was the household of Stephanas. But they were not simply the first converts—they had also subsequently given themselves over to the ministry of the saints…
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A beautiful scripture on submission. ~ Beth