Saturday, June 25, 2016

Homiletics 2 Timothy 3


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

1
3:1
Mark this: there’ll be terrible times in last days
2
3:2
Ppl be lovers of selves/money, boastful, proud, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy
3
3:3
w/o love, unforgiving, slanderous, w/o self-ctrl, brutal, not lovers of good
4
3:4
Treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than G
5
3:5
Having form of godliness but denying its pwr; have nothing to do w/such ppl
6
3:6
They worm way in homes/gain ctrl ovr gullible wmn, loaded dn w/sin/swayd by evil desire
7
3:7
Always learning but nvr coming to knowledge of truth
8
3:8
As J&J opp Moses, these tchrs opp truth; men depravd minds, as faith cncrnd, rejected
9
3:9
They not get far bec their folly will be clr to everyone
10
3:10
You know all about my teaching, way of life, purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance
11
3:11a
Persecutions, sufferings, kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium, Lystra*
12
3:11b
Persecutions I endured, the L rescued me from all of them
13
3:12
Everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ will be persecuted
14
3:13
While evildoers & imposters go frm bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived
15
3:14
Cont in what you’ve lrned and become convinced of bec u know frm whom you learned it
16
3:15
& how frm infancy you’ve known Scriptures which able mk you wise 4 salv thru faith in C
17
3:16
All Scripture G-breathed, useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, trn in reighteousness
18
3:17
So serv of G may be thoroughly equipped for every good work

 

*see Acts 14:19-20
Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture):

1
3:1-9
What people will be like in the last days
Principle:
The Christian’s behavior shouldn’t mirror people of the world.
2
3:10-17
Paul’s experiences, advice for Timothy and the usefulness of Scripture
Principle:
The Christian’s behavior should mirror that modeled by Christ and revealed as righteous in Scripture

 

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

Paul tells Timothy about last says and usefulness of Scripture.

 

Aim:

TCMATK Scripture should be the standard of living for the Christian

 

Application:

1
How are you observing/experiencing the characteristics listed in vv. 2-5 and how are you protecting yourself from being like that?
What does it mean to have a form of godliness by deny its power?  How can you protect yourself from doing this?
How do you reconcile sharing the gospel with “have nothing to do with such people” (v. 5)?
What might you say/do to help those who are always learning but never coming to knowledge of the truth?
How will you protect yourself and others from teachers who oppose truth?
Describe a time without using names when you’ve clearly observed the folly of a teacher who opposed truth?
2
What do you know of Paul’s experiences (vv. 10-11) and deliverance?
What experiences has God delivered you from and how have you thanked Him?
What are the differences between the one who wants to live a godly life and evildoers/imposters?  Which group are you in and how do you know?
What have you learned from studying Scripture that you need to continue in?
Based on 314, how does the Holy Spirit (Who gives us understanding of Scripture) add credibility to what we learn and Scripture itself?
In what way have you used Scripture to teach, rebuke, correct and train in righteousness?
How has Scripture equipped you for the good work you’ve done for Christ?

 

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