One Example of Paul Practicing What He Preached
21 Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself?
thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
22 Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit
adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?
23 Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law
dishonourest thou God?
One Moral of this passage: Practice what you preach.
What if you tell a friend not to steal
something from a store and are
You may then ask the question: since Paul
wrote the epistle Romans to
Let's look at one big category Paul talked about: Prayer.
Just a few examples of Paul Praying:
What Paul wrote/preached to the church
of the Thessalonians (while he
"Pray without ceasing" - 1 Thessalonians 5:17
What Paul did:
"For God is my witness, whom
I serve with my spirit in the gospel of
"Wherefore I also, after I
heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and
"I thank my God upon every
remembrance of you, Always in every
So Paul had a major weapon against the
devil, and that was Prayer. He
Praying without ceasing means be in persistent
prayer, not just once a
Prayer is a powerful gift from God, though.
He who guards you will
Study Date: Feb 16, 2002 21:21 PST
Category: Bible Study