All Things to All Men
1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak I became as weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
The apostle Paul was an empathetic person and a skilled communicator. He recognized the importance of knowing his audience and presenting God’s message in terms they could understand. He started where his audience was to lead them to God’s truth.
This focus on others and on God requires self-sacrifice and becoming “a servant to all” (1 Corinthians 9:19). This approach remains a key for preaching the good news in all the world today.
For more about God’s message of good news and salvation, see “What Is the Gospel of the Kingdom?”