God's Plan for Your Relationships

Sept. 21, 2013 Paul David Tripp

You have two ways of living: either as owner of your life, or as an ambassador. Paul David Tripp explains in this message how people of grace who have been given grace will be driven to the throne of grace in order to carry that grace to others.

Running Time: 43 minutes


Transcript

Paul David Tripp: Well, it has been a privilege for me to be with you. Thank you for all your words of encouragement. Pray for me. If you think of the name “Paul Tripp,” here’s what to pray:

Pray that I will live what I teach. I am more and more aware of the gap between what I say and what I struggle to live.

And do pray for Luella. There’s a lot of sacrifice for a ministry wife, and I’m married to my hero. She is deeply more mature than I am. We almost have a parental relationship. I’ve learned to be okay with that. I do say to her often, and she doesn’t mind me saying this, “Okay, Mom. You’re right.” I do argue with her at points where I know I am wrong—in the beginning. So pray for Luella. She lives with the real me.

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Scripture References

  • Colossians 3:12-17

About the Speaker

Paul David Tripp

Paul David Tripp is president of Paul Tripp Ministries, whose mission is "connecting the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life." With a pastor's heart for pastors, he teaches at respected institutions worldwide and has written many books on Christian living.