The Ten M’s of Ministry by Bill Hammond
Gen 1:26,27 God makes a man before manifesting a mighty ministry
Rom 8:29 Man – apart from position, message or ministry
Heb 2:6, 10 Per-son-al-it evaluating the person, not performance
I Tim 2:5 Jesus – manhood 30 years; ministry 3 ½ years, 10 to 1 ratio
II Cor. 6:3 No offense to ministry; I Cor. 2:4, five power and demonstration
Matt 7:15 – 21 By their fruits you shall know them – anointing, results
Deut. 18:20-22 Prophecies or preaching productive: proven, pure, positive.
Eph. 4:15 Speak the truth in love, present truth, and life-giving
I Tim 4:2 Message balanced, scriptural, doctrinally sound & spiritually right
Mk. 16:20 God confirms His Word – not the person, pride or reputation
Jas 3:17 Attitude right; mature in human relations; heavenly wisdom
Gal. 5:22 Fruit of Spirit, Christ-like character, dependable, steadfast
I Cor. 13 Not childish, Eph 4:14, Heb 5:14, Biblically knowledgeable and
I Tim. 3:6 Not a novice
I Tim. 3:2,5 Scripturally in order. Personal family vs. Godly family
I Peter 3:1,7 Priorities straight – Go first, wife, and family, the ministry
Eph. 5:22 – 23 Marriage to exemplify relationship of Christ and His Church
Tit. 1:16 Rigidly righteous, ethical, honest, integrity – upright
Rom 1:18 Not manipulating or deceptive
Rom 3:7 – 8 Good end results does not justify unscriptural methods
Tit 1:7, 3:1 – 2 Unselfish, polite, kind, gentlemen or lady, discreet.
Eph. 4:29, 5:4 Proper speech and communication in words and mannerisms
I Tim 3:6 (Amp) “Craving wealth and resorting to ignoble and dishonest
method’s of getting it.
I Tim. 6:5,10,17 Luke 12:15 – Love of money and materialism destroys.
(i.e. Achan, Balaam, Judas)
I Cor 6:9, 10, 18 Virtuous, pure and proper relations
I Cor 5:11 Biblical sexual purity in attitude & action
Matt 5:28 Wrong thoughts of desire to do without opportunity to act
Matt 6:1 To serve or to be seen? Fulfill personal drive or God’s desire? I Cor 16:15,16
True motivation? To minister or be heard, minister? To herald the truth or just to
Be heard by man.
I Cor 13:1 – 3 Motivated by God’s love or lust for power, fame, name, etc…