Saturday, July 02, 2016

Homiletics 2 Timothy 4


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

1
4:1
In pwr G/CJ, Who’ll judge living/dead & in view of his appearing/kingdm, I charge you:
2
4:2
Preach wd, be prepd in seas/out; correct, rebuke, encourg w/grt patience/careful instruct
3
4:3
Time cm ppl not put up w/snd doct; to suit desires gather teachers say what ears want
4
4:4-5
They turn frm truth 2 myth; u keep head, endur hdship, do wk of evang, duties of ministry
5
4:6-7
I already being pourd out lk drink off, my depart near, I fought gd fight, fin race, kept faith
6
4:8
For me crn righteousness L award that day & al who longed for His appearing
7
4:9-10
Do best cm quick, Demas loved world desert me to Thes, Crescens to Gal,Titus to Dalmatia
8
4:11-12
Only Luke w/me, get Mark, bring bec he helpful in ministry; I sent Tychichus to Ephesus
9
4:13
When cm, bring cloak I left w/Carpus in Troas & scrolls, esp. parchments
10
4:14
Alexander (metalworker) did me grt harm; L will repay
11
4:15
Be on guard vs. him bec he opp our msg
12
4:16
My 1st def, no one support, everyone desert; may it not be held vs. them
13
4:17
L @ my side/gave strgth, thru me msg fully proclaimd, Gents hear, I del’d frm lion’s mouth
14
4:18
L will rescue me frm evry evil attack, brng me safely to hvnly kingdm; to Him glory forever
15
4:19
Greet Priscilla & Aquila & household of Onesiphorus
16
4:20
Erastus stayed Corinth, I left Trophimas sick in Miletue
17
4:21
Do best get here before winter; Eubulus grts you & Prudens, Linus, Claudia, all bros/sis
18
4:22
L be w/your spirit; grace be w/you all

 


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

1
4:1-8
Paul’s final instructions
Principle:
Christians follow Christ in service
2
4:9-18
Paul’s final warnings
Principle:
Christians treasure their friends
3
4:19-22
Paul’s final words
Principle:
Christians encourage and bless other believers

 

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

Paul writes Timothy a final charge, warning and blessing.

 

Aim:

TCMAT Engage in ministry, giving their all and mentoring other disciples

 

Application:

1
What have you been asked to do to minister to others and what has been your response to that request?
In what ways are you observing an increase in intolerance for sound doctrine in the world today?
How will you guard against gathering teachers who tell you what you want to hear?
In what ways is society turning from truth to myth?
How would the advice Paul gave to Timothy in v. 5 pertain to you?
In what ways are you fighting the good fight, finishing the race, keeping the faith?  How would you encourage others to do the same?
How does v. 8 encourage you?
2
When have you been almost desperate for companionship?
Why might Paul ask for his cloak, scroll and parchments, and what would you ask for if you were in prison (and perhaps facing death)?
How does knowing that the Lord will repay the wrongs done to His people free you to treat those who mistreat you with the love of Christ?
How has the Lord stayed at your side during desperate moments?
What evil attacks has the Lord rescued you from lately?
3
Who means most to you in this world and how will you pray for them?
How will you bless and encourage those you love?
If you were writing your final letter to those you love most, what would you tell them and why?

 

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