July 2012

Focusing on Others

Focusing on Others I Timothy 5:1-16 Introduction I. You must show proper respect to others. (1-2) A. Older Men B. Younger Men C. Older Women D. Younger Women. II. You must meet the needs of widows (the destitute). (3-8) A. You must meet the needs of widows in your family. (3-4) B. You must meet […]

Preaching and Practice

Preaching and Practice I Timothy 4:13-16 Introduction: I. You Need Preaching. (13-14) A. Preaching focuses on the Word. (13) 1. Read the Word 2. Apply the Word 3. Explain the Word B. Preaching is a gift. (14) 1. The gift must be used. 2. The gift is given by God. 3. The gift is recognized […]

June 2012

Practice What You Preach

I Timothy 4:11-12 Practice What You Preach   Introduction (11) Command and Teach These Things… I. You must not be discouraged in your faithfulness. (12a) II. You must set the example for others. (12b) A. In Speech -Ephesians 4:25, 29 B. In Conduct -I Corinthians 10:31 C. In Love -I Corinthians 13 D. In Faith […]

Fit for Service

Fit for Service I Timothy 4:6-10   Introduction (6a) I. You must be properly nourished. (6b) II. You must be properly disciplined. (7-9) A. You must not be distracted. B. You must exercise towards godliness. C. You must understand the value of your exercise. 1. The Immediate Benefits. 2. The Eternal Benefits. III. You must […]

Departing from the Faith

Departing from the Faith I Timothy 4:1-6   Introduction I. The Certainty of the Departure. II. The Source of the Departure. III. The Means of the Departure. A. Their Description. B. Their Teachings. C. Their Problem. IV. The Biblical Response to the Departing.

May 2012

Mother’s Day- II Timothy 1:1-7

A Renewed Call to Faithful Service II Timothy 1:1-7   Introduction / Greeting- (1-2) Paul Timothy I. A Prayer of Thanksgiving. (3-5) II. Sincere Faith Produces Service for God. (6) III. God Provides Help to Those Who Serve Him. (7)

Picture Perfect Worship- I Timothy 2:8-15

Picture Perfect Worship I Timothy 2:8-15 Introduction/Review I. Men must fulfill God’s plan in worship. (8) A. You must commune with God. (8a) B. You must worship with a pure heart. (8b) 1. Purity before God 2. Purity with others II. Women must fulfill God’s plan in worship. (9-15) A. Women must portray godliness. (9-10) […]

April 2012

Running the Race

Running the Race of Life Hebrews 12:1-3 Introduction I. Prepare to run your race. (1a) A. Others have gone before you. (1a) B. You must lay aside what slows you down. (1a) 1. Lay aside your extra weights. 2. Lay aside your sin.   II. Patiently run your race. (1b) A. You must run with […]

Christ’s Resurrection Requires A Response

Resurrection Sunday- John 20:1-9 Christ’s Resurrection Requires A Response Opening- Introduction I. Scene One – Mary Magdalene (and the others) at the tomb. (1) II. Scene Two- Mary Magdalene with the disciples. (2) III. Scene Three- Peter and the One Whom Jesus Loved journey to the tomb and begin to put the pieces together. (3-7) […]

March 2012

Paul: An Example of the Overflowing Grace of Christ

I Timothy 1:12-17 Introduction The Grace of Christ Transforms Your Earthly Life. (12-14)  Because of Christ’s grace, you are enabled for service. (12) Because of Christ’s grace, you are free from your past. (13) Because of Christ’s grace, you have new life. (14) The Grace of Christ Provides Eternal Life. (15-16)  The presence of Christ […]