Hope in Christ (1 Timothy 6:11-16)

Hope in Christ  1 Timothy 6:11–16   2 Timothy 1:7, for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.   1 Timothy 5:23, Paul says to Timothy, No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.   MAN OF GOD (v. 11) more »

Sermon: More or Less (1 Timothy 6:3–10, 17–21)

More or Less 1 Timothy 6:3–10, 17–21   I. When You Have Less, Cultivate the Art of Contentment   1 Timothy 6:6 says, But godliness with contentment is great gain,   Contentment is the wonderful gift of finding joy in what God has given you rather than grieving over what He has not.   Philippians 4:12 says, I know how to more »

Sermon: It’s Time for Your Check-Up (1 Timothy 4:16)

It’s Time for Your Check-Up 1 Timothy 4:16   Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.   1 Timothy 4:7 says, Have nothing to do with irreverent, silly myths. Rather train yourself for godliness;   2 Timothy 1:7 says, for God gave more »

Sermon: Jesus–Centered Life (1 Timothy 3:14-4:16)

Jesus–Centered Life 1 Timothy 3:14–4:16   1 Timothy 3:16 says, Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: Jesus was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels,
proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world,
taken up in glory.   I. Jesus’ Incarnation   He was manifested in the flesh . . . taken up in glory. more »

Sermon Notes: Serving with the Love of Christ (1 Tim 3:8-13)

Serving with the Love of Christ 1 Timothy 3:8–13   1 Timothy 3:13 says, For those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and also great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.   I. A Faith That Doesn’t Serve is Useless to Jesus   Galatians 5:6 says, For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision more »

Sermon Notes: Biblical Leadership (1 Timothy 3:1-15)

  Biblical Leadership 1 Timothy 3:1–15   Simple Application: Discernment     Simple Application: Direction   1 Timothy 3:1 says, The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.   1 Timothy 4:7 says, Have nothing to do with irreverent, silly myths. Rather train yourself for godliness.   Simple Application: Gratitude   more »

Sermon Recap: Christ’s Passion for the World (1 Tim 2:1-15)

  Christ’s Passion for the World 1 Timothy 2:1–15 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. 3 This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all more »

Sermon: Salvation in Jesus Christ (1 Tim 1:12-20)

SALVATION IN JESUS CHRIST Message 3 of the “Living Pictures” Series     1 Timothy 1:12–20 12 I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service, 13 though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, 14 and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me more »

Sermon: Freedom through Christ (1 Tim 1:8-11)

  FREEDOM THROUGH CHRIST Message 2 1 Timothy 1:8–11     1 Timothy 3:15a says, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God,   1 Timothy 1:3 says, As I urged you when I was going to Macedonia, remain at Ephesus so that you may charge certain persons not to teach any more »

Sermon: A Life of Faith (1 Timothy 1:1-7)

  1 Timothy 1:1 says, Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,   APOSTLE OF CHRIST JESUS BY COMMAND OF GOD GOD OUR SAVIOR AND CHRIST OUR HOPE   1 Timothy 1:2–3a says, To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. more »