What, after all is Apollos? And what is Paul?
Only servants, through whom you come to believe.
1 Corinthians 3:5
Paul’s description might sound rather self-deprecating – ONLY servants; until we consider who it was that he and Apollos were serving. The Lord Jesus! And to what purpose? To enable their hearers to come to Christ!
We cannot serve a better Master, nor render better service, than to help others come to believe. No room for petty jealousies or rivalry in fulfilling his great commission to ‘Go and make disciples of all nations’ (Matt.28:29); and let us never forget the wonderful promise that went with it, ‘Surely I am with you always.’
Daily Reading: Nehemiah 4