- Power, love, and a sound
mind. One that has power to overcome, love to give, and able to discern
- Jesus is the firstborn of
those who will live forever (dwelling in the unapproachable light 1 Tim
- He had committed his life to
God and believed God would keep his soul for the Last Day.
- Timothy was not to teach
anything other than the doctrine he'd been taught. The doctrine he
received was witnessed and proven.
- The teaching of sound
Christian doctrine to the people.
- We died to our old nature to
live for and serve God.
- When we are more concerned
with the things of the world than seeking what God wants.
- a. Timothy is the farmer who
must labor before he can have a harvest. b. The harvesting of souls for the
faith is his reward.
- We endure sufferings,
tribulations, and temptations to reign with Christ in heaven.
- a. We deny Christ by the lack
of profession and conduct in every proper manner or opportunity. b. He
will deny us before God. We will be rejected for salvation.
- a. The great house (the church,
the believers, the kingdom
of God) stands firm
because God is in control despite what some may err in the church. b. God
knows who the good vessels are and who the bad vessels are. All who claim
to know Him must depart from iniquity.
- By departing from unrighteousness,
sin, and iniquity to serve God with a pure heart.
- We should be gentle, not
quarrel, able to teach, and patient.
- They have a connection to the
church and profess religion but they never let the Spirit influence their heart
- We will suffer persecution.
- The Holy Scriptures which was
the Old Testament. From this he knew God’s character and
expectations and knew of Christ to come.
- Scripture is profitable to us
for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness. It
will equip us for every good work.
- They will look for those who
will tell them what they want to hear. They want to feel sinless and
secure. They will create their own doctrines to live by.
- On the day of Christ's
- God is our avenger.