Pray that the trainees would diligently practice the cultivation of their spiritual capacity in the preaching of the gospel, the nourishing of the young believers, the perfecting of the saints, and the prophesying of the word of God for the building up of the local churches, consummating in the building up of the Body of Christ (Matt. 28:19; Rom. 15:16; 1 Thes. 2:7; John 21:15b; Eph. 4:12; 1 Cor. 14:1, 4b).
Matt. 28:19—Go therefore and disciple all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Rom. 15:16—That I might be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, a laboring priest of the gospel of God, in order that the offering of the Gentiles might be acceptable, having been sanctified in the Holy Spirit.
1 Thes. 2:7—But we were gentle in your midst, as a nursing mother would cherish her own children.
John 21:15b—Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these? He said to Him, Yes, Lord, You know that I love You. He said to him, Feed My lambs.
Eph. 4:12—For the perfecting of the saints unto the work of the ministry, unto the building up of the Body of Christ.
1 Cor. 14:1, 4b—Pursue love, and desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy…he who prophesies builds up the church.
For further reading please refer to CWWL, 1994-1997, vol. 1, “Fellowship with Full-time Trainees,” ch. 2, p. 44 and CWWL, 1989, vol. 3, “The Exercise and the Practice of the God-ordained Way,” ch. 7, pp. 253-254.
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