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1 Timothy 6:17-21  — Final Instructions – True Riches

1 Timothy 6:17-21 — Final Instructions – True Riches

BIG IDEA: FOCUS ON WHAT IS REALLY VALUABLE IN LIGHT OF ETERNITYBalances the warnings in vs. 6-10 so that those who are already rich don’t feel necessarily condemned, but can view these riches from the proper perspective as God’s blessing to them to be used...
1 Timothy 6:6-10  — All That Glitters is Not Gold

1 Timothy 6:6-10 — All That Glitters is Not Gold

BIG IDEA: CONTENTMENT PROTECTS AGAINST THE SNARES OF MATERIALISMI. (:6) THESIS: CONTENTMENT CONTRIBUTES GREATLY TOWARDS GODLINESSA. Review: The Pursuit of Godliness Can be Misguided (Apart from Contentment) Remember the False Teachers from vs. 5:”who suppose...
1 Timothy 6:1-2  — Honor in the Workplace

1 Timothy 6:1-2 — Honor in the Workplace

BIG IDEA: HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH — PART III — SLAVES TO MASTERScf. Eph. 6:5-10; Col. 3:22-4:1I. (:1) SLAVES NEED TO HONOR THEIR MASTERSA. Governing Principle: Slaves, Honor Your Master “Let all who...
1 Timothy 5:17-25  — Special Honor for Elders

1 Timothy 5:17-25 — Special Honor for Elders

BIG IDEA: HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH — PART II — SPECIAL HONOR FOR ELDERSI. (:17-18) RECOGNITION OF EXCELLING ELDERSA. Double Honor Deserving to those Who Excel 1. Based on Ruling Well to Oversee the Church...
1 Timothy 4:1-5  — Prophecy of Apostasy

1 Timothy 4:1-5 — Prophecy of Apostasy

BIG IDEA: APOSTASY RESULTS FROM THE POWERFUL DEMONIC DECEPTION PROMOTED BY FALSE TEACHERS WHO ARE: – OBLIVIOUS TO MORAL DISTINCTIONS AND – LEGALISTIC IN COMMANDING FALSE ASCETIC PRACTICESI. APOSTASY IS ALL AROUND US AND INCREASINGA. Inevitability of...
1 Timothy 1:18-20  — Fight the Good Fight

1 Timothy 1:18-20 — Fight the Good Fight

BIG IDEA: SUMMARY OF PAUL’S CHARGE TO TIMOTHY:FIGHT TO PROTECT SOUND DOCTRINEI. THE GOOD GUYS — THE RESPONSIBILITY TO MAINTAIN SOUND DOCTRINE FALLS TO DIVINELY APPOINTED LEADERSA. The Responsibility (to Maintain Sound Doctrine) is a Sacred Trust...
1 Timothy 1:1-2  — Opening Greetings

1 Timothy 1:1-2 — Opening Greetings

BIG IDEA: APOSTOLIC AUTHORITY NURTURES THE NEXT GENERATION OF SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIPI. AUTHOR = PAULA. His Authority = “an apostle of Christ Jesus” one sent by GodEllicott: “didn’t merely derive his commission from Christ, but belonged to...