Saturday, June 18, 2016

Homiletics 2 Timothy 2


Contents (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture):  Where?                                                                Who?

1
2:1-2
Son, be strong in grace in C J; thgs u hrd me say entrust to reliable ppl qualified to teach
2
2:3-4
Join me in suffring like good soldier of CJ, no sold entangled in civ affairs, rather please CO
3
2:5-6
athlete not rec victor crn excpt compete by rules; Hrd wkg farmer should rec 1st crops
4
2:7-8
Refl on what I’m saying, L give u insight; Rem JC, raisd frm dead, desc frm Dvd; this gospel
5
2:9
which I suffring to pt being chained like crim but G’s Wd not chained
6
2:10
Theref I endure evrything for sake of elect that they obtain salvation in CJ w/eternal glory
7
2:11-12a
Here trustworthy saying: if we dies w/Him, we live w/Him, if we endure, we reign w/Him
8
2:12b-13
If we disown Him, He disown us; if we faithless, He remains faithful, He can’t disown self
9
2:14
Keep remind G’s ppl these thgs; warn vs quarrel about wds, no value, ruins who listen
10
2:15
Do best present self to G as 1 approved, wrkr not ashamd/correctly handles Word
11
2:16-17a
Avoid godlss chatter, those who indulge bec more ungodly; their teaching lk gangrene
12
2:17b-18
Hymenaeus & Philetus who depart frm truth, say resurr already take pl, destroy faith
13
2:19
G’s foundn firm: L knows His; Everyone who confess name of L must turn frm wickedness
14
2:20
In lg hse articles of gold, silver, wood, clay; some for spec purp/some common use
15
2:21
those who cleanse frm latter for spec purp, useful to Master prep to do good work
16
2:22-23
Flee evil desires, pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace; don’t have to do w/foolish arg
17
2:24
L’s servant not quarrelsome, kind/able to teach/not resentful
18
2:25
opponents gently instructed in hope G will grant repentance leading to knowl of truth
19
2:26
And cm to senses & escape trap of dvl who has taken them captive to do his will

 


Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture):

1
2:1-13
Paul tells Timothy to be strong and victorious
Principle:
Christians should give their all to serve Christ
2
2:14-26
Paul’s additional Warnings and Instructions to Timothy
Principle:
Christians should heed Scripture to live victoriously

 

Subject Sentence (10-word sentence with proper structure):

Paul teaches Timothy victorious living using soldier, athlete and farmer.

 

Aim:

TCMATK Victorious Christian living is rewarding obedience to Scripture

 

Application:

1
How might you be strong in the grace that is in Jesus Christ?
What are some of the things you’ve heard or read in Scripture that you have passed on to others?
What are some things you can apply to your Christian life that you’ve learned about soldiers?
What lessons can you learn from an athlete about the Christian life?
What have you learned from the illustration of the farmer that you will apply to your life?
In what way have you suffered for the gospel?  What do you think others have learned from your suffering?  What have you learned from watching the suffering of others?
What do verses 11-13 mean to you?
2
What are the things Paul instructs Timothy to remind God’s people?  How will you remind other believers these things?
What does it mean to “correctly handle the word of truth”?
What are some examples of godless chatter and how will you avoid it?
How would you refute someone who taught that the resurrection already happened?  How would you restore the faith of those who were discouraged by such teaching?
What encouragement do you receive from verse 19?
How are you being made holy and prepared for good works?
How are you pursuing righteousness, faith, love and peace and how will you encourage others to do the same?
What will you do to avoid foolish and stupid arguments and what will you pursue instead?
What are the qualifications of the Lord’s servant and how will you work to develop these traits in yourself and others?
After reading verses 25-26, how have your thoughts about non-believers changed and how will you gently instruct them?

 

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