Men and Women in the Household of God

Our passage this morning is built on a premise that has been universally accepted by every generation up to our day, but which has recently been dismissed as barbaric and out of touch.  Our passage this morning is built upon the premise that men and women are equal but different.  In this text, Paul instructs […]

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The Gospel is for All People

In Ephesus,  some opponents had begun to restrict the Gospel to only a select group. There were certain criteria that had to be met in order for you to qualify for the good news of Jesus Christ. This was a HORRIFIC belief that had to be stopped dead in its tracks.  1 Timothy 2:1-7

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Wage The Good Warfare

When we are too afraid to say the things that need to be said – when we compromise on our convictions and make peace with sin – we murder souls. Evidently, as we will see in our text this morning, this is what the Apostle Paul believed. 1 Timothy 1:18-20

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To Save Sinners

In our text this morning, the Apostle Paul shares his testimony, and he declares emphatically, “I – the Apostle Paul – was a sinner who needed a saviour! And I have a Saviour! And his name is JESUS!” 1 Timothy 1:12-17

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The Right Use of the Law

A love for controversies, speculations and bunny trails was causing the Ephesian Elders to run off track. So as we learned last week, Paul told Timothy to stay in Ephesus to set things right because when leaders fall, the people suffer, and Paul saw that no good would come in this Church if serious changes […]

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The Aim Of Our Charge

Paul begins this letter by asserting his God-given authority. He describes himself as “an apostle of Christ by command of God our saviour.” Paul opens his letter with a statement of his credentials because he’s sending Timothy to kick some false teachers out and to call the congregation out and he wants the church to […]

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