Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

1 Timothy

Truths About Local Churches

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 buttress of the truth.”   THEME OF THE DAY: TRUTHS ABOUT LOCAL CHURCHES.  A little…

A Real and Living Jesus

1 TIMOTHY 3:16 – Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He 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.” It is easy to do but a real danger to do. If we allow this to occur, we lose a lot in our…

The Church and What God Expects

1 TIMOTHY3:14–15  – 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 buttress of the truth.” Imagine if, right now, we were transported back to the book…

The Goal In The Christian Life

1 TIMOTHY 1:5 – But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. THEME OF THE DAY. THE GOAL IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. There is a chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians often quoted in marriage ceremonies. It has found its way in quite a few ceremonies…

Fighting The Good Fight

1 TIMOTHY 6:12 – Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. THEME OF THE DAY. FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT. The Apostle Paul is arming a young pastor, Timothy, with words describing the reality of and effort necessary…

Christians And The Local Church

1 TIMOTHY 3:15 – I write so that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. THEME OF THE DAY. CHRISTIANS AND THE LOCAL CHURCH. Today’s nugget is going to contain two “in your face” statements. However, let me preface them…