Sermon Series
  • 1. My True Child In The Faith

    Contributed on Jan 8, 2022
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    1 Timothy 1:1-2 shows us several truths about living in God's church today.

    Scripture Today, we begin a new study in the letters of Paul to Timothy and Titus. Paul wrote two letters to Timothy and one letter to Titus. These three letters are usually called “the Pastoral Epistles” because they were written to pastors about dealing with pastoral matters in their respective ...read more

  • 2. Warning Against False Teachers

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2022
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    1 Timothy 1:3-7 shows us how to deal with false teachers living in God's church today.

    Scripture Last week we started a new study in the letters of Paul to Timothy and Titus. These three letters are usually called “the Pastoral Epistles” because they were written to pastors about dealing with pastoral matters in their respective churches. As I hope to show you in the coming months, ...read more

  • 3. The Law Is Good

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2022
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    1 Timothy 1:6-11 teaches us how to use the law of God.

    Scripture About fifteen years after Paul planted the church in Ephesus, some elders, who wanted to style themselves after teachers of the law in Jewish synagogues, were teaching “myths and endless genealogies” (1 Timothy 1:4). This led to speculations and was causing misunderstanding and confusion ...read more

  • 4. Christ Jesus Came To Save Sinners

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2022
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    1 Timothy 1:12-17 teaches us two aspects of God’s call.

    Scripture On one of his missionary journeys, Paul left Timothy in Ephesus to deal with problems in that church. He wrote his First Letter to Timothy and urged him to charge certain persons not to teach a false gospel (1:3-4). After Paul gave this charge, Paul expressed thanks to God for his call ...read more

  • 5. Wage The Good Warfare

    Contributed on Feb 4, 2022
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    1 Timothy 1:18-20 shows us several responsibilities of elders living in God’s church today.

    Scripture Paul stated the reason for writing his First Letter to Timothy in 1 Timothy 3:14–15, “I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and ...read more

  • 6. Men And Women In Public Worship

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2022
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    1 Timothy 2:8-15 teaches us about the behavior of men and women in public worship.

    Scripture In 1 Timothy 2, Paul wrote on the subject of public worship. In verses 1-7, which we studied last week, Paul emphasized the need for a global concern in public worship. Today we are going to study verses 8-15, and see how Paul addressed the respective roles of men and women in public ...read more

  • 7. Qualifications For Overseers

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2022
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    1 Timothy 3:1-7 shows us the qualifications for overseers.

    Scripture In chapter 1, Paul wrote about the importance of doctrine. In chapter 2, he wrote about the proper conduct in public worship. And in chapter 3, he wrote about the qualifications for church officers. Paul began chapter 3 with these words, “The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to ...read more

  • 8. Qualifications For Deacons

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2022
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    1 Timothy 3:8-13 shows us the qualifications for deacons.

    Scripture Paul wrote his First Letter to Timothy to give him directions about how Christians were “to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth” (1 Timothy 3:15). In chapter 3, Paul set down the qualifications for church officers. He ...read more

  • 9. The Mystery Of Godliness

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2022
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    1 Timothy 3:14-16 shows us the nature of the church.

    Scripture In the third chapter of his First Letter to Timothy, Paul set down the qualifications for church officers. He described the qualifications for overseers, also known as elders, in verses 1-7 and then the qualifications for deacons in verses 8-13. Paul then turned his attention to the ...read more

  • 10. Some Will Depart The Faith

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2022
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    1 Timothy 4:1-5 shows us several features of false teachers.

    Scripture In his First Letter to Timothy, Paul concluded chapter 3 with a description of the church as “a pillar and buttress of the truth” (3:15) and a summary of that truth in relation to Christ (3:16). Chapter 4 opens with a discussion of false teachers. Let us read 1 Timothy 4:1-5: 1 Now the ...read more

  • 11. A Good Servant Of Christ Jesus

    Contributed on Apr 29, 2022
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    1 Timothy 4:6-10 shows us the priorities of a good servant of Christ Jesus.

    Scripture In his First Letter to Timothy, Paul opened chapter 4 with a discussion about false teachers. Paul wanted Timothy to combat the errors of these false teachers. Paul set down several features regarding the false teachers in verses 1-5. Then Paul went on to tell Timothy that the way to ...read more

  • 12. The Dos And Don'ts Of Christian Ministry

    Contributed on May 13, 2022
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    1 Timothy 4:11-16 shows us the dos and don'ts of Christian ministry.

    Scripture In his First Letter to Timothy, Paul wanted Timothy to stop the false teaching that was taking place in the churches in Ephesus (1:3-4), and also to teach believers how to behave in the household of God (3:14-15). In chapter 4, Paul set down the qualities of an excellent minister. In ...read more

  • 13. Treatment Of Church Members

    Contributed on May 22, 2022
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    1 Timothy 5:1-16 shows us the proper treatment of various church members.

    Scripture Paul left Timothy in Ephesus to deal with false teaching and to instruct church members about living in God’s church. In chapter 4, Paul set down the qualities of an excellent minister and the dos and don’ts of Christian ministry. Then, in chapter 5, he went on to instruct Timothy about ...read more

  • 14. The Church's Obligation To Its Elders

    Contributed on May 27, 2022
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    1 Timothy 5:17-25 gives us practical instruction for the church's obligation to its elders.

    Scripture Paul understood that there was a crisis of leadership in Ephesus. In chapter 4:1-5, Paul pointed out some of the distinctive emphases of the false teachers. In chapter 5:11-16, he focused on the younger widows who seemed to have fallen under the influence of the false teachers. Then in ...read more

  • 15. Bondservants And Masters

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2022
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    1 Timothy 6:1-2 teaches us how to serve different kinds of bosses.

    Scripture Paul left Timothy in Ephesus to deal with problems in the churches around Ephesus. He was to deal with false teachers and their teaching. And he also was to instruct God’s people about living in God’s church. Paul gave Timothy instructions about the treatment of widows (in 5:3-16) and ...read more