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I Timothy: Words of counsel to a young pastor!

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The theme of Paul’s letter is expressed in 3:15: “…so that you may know how to conduct yourself in the house of God.”

 

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Problems Timothy faced: This letter is one full of encouragement to a youthful Christian worker who as facing many difficult problems in the big city church.

 

 

One of the key words in I and II Timothy is _______________ which is used ten times.

 

Another key words is “some”

  • “some turned aside” (1:6)
  • “some made shipwreck” 1:19
  • “some turned after Satan” (5:15)
  • “some led astray” (6:10)
  • “some missed the mark” (6:21)

 

In II Timothy this “some” has become “all.”

  • All in Asia have turned away from me.” (II Tim. 1:15)
  • “all forsook me” (4:16)

 

Purposes for the letter:

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Outline

  • The Church and its Message ( Chapter 1)
  • The Church and its Members (Chapters 2, 3)
  • The Church and its Minister ( Chapter 4)
  • The Church and its Ministry (Chapters 5, 6)

 

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