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2 Timothy 4:9-22  — Final Requests

2 Timothy 4:9-22 — Final Requests

BIG IDEA: PAUL’S FINAL REQUESTS REFLECT HIS HEART FOR MINISTRY,HIS STRUGGLE WITH LONELINESS, AND HIS ASSURANCE OF HEAVENLY GLORYI. (:9-12) REQUEST FOR COMPANIONSHIP AND ASSISTANCEA. Paul Would Like to Have Timothy With Him “Make every effort to come to me soon” –...
2 Timothy 4:1-5  — Preach the Word

2 Timothy 4:1-5 — Preach the Word

BIG IDEA: PAUL’S FINAL CHARGE TO HIS YOUNGER PROTÉGÉ:FULFILL YOUR MINISTRY BY PREACHING THE WORD(REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THE MESSAGE IS POPULAR)I. (:1) THE EYEWITNESSES OF THE CHARGE: PAY CLOSE ATTENTION!(Maintaining sound doctrine is serious business)A. The...
2 Timothy 3:10-17  — Tough Times Ahead – Part 2

2 Timothy 3:10-17 — Tough Times Ahead – Part 2

BIG IDEA: THE EXAMPLE OF GODLY MENTORS AND THE SUFFICIENCY OF THE WORD OF GOD EQUIPS THE MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL TO PERSEVERE IN THE FACE OF PERSECUTION AND GROWING DECEPTIONI. (:10-14) THE EXAMPLE OF GODLY MENTORS EQUIPS THE MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL TO PERSEVEREA good...
2 Timothy 3:1-9  — Tough Times Ahead – Part 1

2 Timothy 3:1-9 — Tough Times Ahead – Part 1

BIG IDEA: THE FAITHFUL MINISTER MUST BE PREPARED TO STAND AGAINST THE INCREASINGLY BLATANT DISPLAY OF DEPRAVITY UNLEASHED BY APOSTATE HYPOCRITES(3:1) INTRODUCTION: WAKEUP CALL = STATEMENT OF THE DANGER LURKING AROUND THE CORNER“But realize this, that in the last days...
2 Timothy 2:8-13  — Keep Running the Race

2 Timothy 2:8-13 — Keep Running the Race

BIG IDEA: 2 MOTIVATIONS FOR PERSERVERENCE IN THE FAITH AND IN THE GOSPEL MINISTRYI. (:8-10) KEEP RUNNING THE RACE BECAUSE OUR TESTIMONY IMPACTS THE SALVATION OF GOD’S ELECTA. (:8) Encouragement from the Promise Fulfilled = the Resurrection of Jesus ChristThe...
2 Timothy 1:13-18  — A Call to Faithfulness

2 Timothy 1:13-18 — A Call to Faithfulness

BIG IDEA: PAUL CHALLENGES TIMOTHY TO REMAIN FAITHFUL TO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE AND TO REMAIN FAITHFUL TO PAUL’S PERSONAL MINISTRY AS THE MESSENGER OF THE GOSPELI. (:13-14) REMAIN FAITHFUL (LOYAL) TO THE GOSPEL MESSAGEA. (:13) Maintain Sound DoctrineHow important is sound...
2 Timothy 1:8-12  — A Call to Courage

2 Timothy 1:8-12 — A Call to Courage

BIG IDEA: PAUL CHALLENGES TIMOTHY TO REJECT FEAR AND EMBRACE SUFFERING IN FULFILLING HIS CALL TO THE MINISTRY OF THE GOSPELINTRODUCTION:“Therefore” – based on vv.6-7 you have been called and gifted for the gospel ministry you have received the divine empowering =...
2 Timothy 1:1-7  — Introduction – Don’t Drop the Baton

2 Timothy 1:1-7 — Introduction – Don’t Drop the Baton

BIG IDEA: THE CHALLENGE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF SPIRITUAL LEADERS IS TO BUILD ON A SOLID FOUNDATION OF FAITH WHILEUNLEASHING THEIR GOD-GIVEN POTENTIAL FOR MINISTRYI. (:1-2) GREETINGA. Author – Paul – the elder statesman 1. His Mission and Authority – “apostle of...