August 2013

Finding Strength in Jesus Christ

Finding Strength in Jesus Christ 2 Timothy 4:9-22 Introduction: I. You Have a Need for Strength. A. You Need Strength in Times of Loneliness. B. You Need Strength in Times of Need. C. You Need Strength in Times of Persecution. II. You Have a Source of Strength.      A. The Lord will stand by […]



Final Instructions: Fulfill Your Ministry (Part 2)

Final Instructions: Fulfill Your Ministry Introduction I. The Command(s) for Righteous Living. (5) A. Always Be Sober Minded. B. Endure Suffering. C. Do the Work of an Evangelist. D. Fulfill Your Ministry. II. The Template for Righteous Living. (6-7) A. Paul’s Departure. B. Paul’s Example. 1. Fought the good fight. 2. Have finished the race. […]



Final Instructions: Preach the Word (Part 1)

   Final Instructions: Preach the Word (Part 1) II Timothy 4:1-4 Introduction I. The Seriousness of the Command. (1)   A. Before God. B. Before Christ Jesus 1. His judgement. 2. His appearing. 3. His kingdom. II. The Specifics of the Command. (2) A. Preach the Word B. Continue In Season and Out of Season […]



July 2013

Scripture: For Life, For Godliness

Scripture: For Life, For Godliness 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Introduction: I. The Source of Scripture. (16a) II. The Usefulness of Scripture. (16b) A. For Teaching B. For Conviction C. For Correction D. For Instruction in Righteousness III. The Goal of Scripture. (17) A. The Man of God May Be Competent. B. The Man of God May […]



But As For You, Continue

But As For You, Continue 2 Timothy 3:10-15 Introduction I. A Godly Leader Demonstrates Godly Living. (10-11)  (According to Paul’s Example) A. In What You Say (Teachings). B. In What You Do (Actions). C. In What Motivates You. D. In Your Faithfulness E. In Your Steadfastness. F. In Your Love. G. In Your Endurance. H. […]



The Church in the Crosshairs

The Church in the Crosshairs 2 Timothy 3:1-9 Introduction (1) I. The Description of the Enemy. (2-5) Lovers of Self- Lovers of Money- Proud- Arrogant- Abusive- Disobedient to their parents- Ungrateful -Unholy – Heartless- Unappeasable- Slanderous- Without self control- Brutal- Not loving good- Treacherous- Reckless- Swollen with conceit- Lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of […]



June 2013

A Successful Argument

A Successful Argument 2 Timothy 2:23-26 I. Introduction II. How the Lord’s Servant Must Act. (23-25a) A. Do not get involved in stupid, uneducated controversies. (23) B. Get involved in others’ lives. (24-25a) 1. Do not be quarrelsome. 2. Be kind to everyone. 3. Be able to teach. 4. Patiently endure harsh treatment. 5. Correct […]



Useful to the Master

Useful to the Master 2 Timothy 2:20-22 I. You Have the Opportunity to Be Useful to the Lord. (20-21) A. Who can be used? B. What is necessary to be used? C. The description of an honorable vessel. 1. You will be set apart as holy (sanctified). 2. You will be useful to the Master. […]



God’s Approval or Men’s Applause?

God’s Approval or Men’s Applause 2 Timothy 2:14-19 Introduction: I. A Public Exhortation. (14) II. A Personal Encouragement . (15) III. A Practical Example. (16-18) IV. A Perfect Reminder. (19)



That You May Believe