Summary: The Bible is our standard and is what defines our freedoms and boundaries. It is important to spend generous amounts of time in the word in order to grow in knowing God and how God want us to serve him
Summary: God never intended emotions or feelings to guide or reveal what is right or wrong. They are constantly changing, and they need to be controlled because they can take control of a person and lead them into serious error and deception.
Summary: To establish that the “mystery of godliness” is manifested in the church through its saints, its foundation and its founder the only begotten Son of God. This lesson deals with the “truth which is after godliness.”
Summary: We honor God by obeying Him fully and consistently. Part of honoring God means submitting to his judgment above our own, including what we do in church meetings and ministry. Keep in mind the sum total of all our regular meetings and ministries, not just
Summary: Have you ever asked somebody, “What’s all the fuss about?” As you read this chapter, you might be tempted to ask Paul, “What’s all the fuss about? Why are you spending so much time detailing what to look for in spiritual leaders in the local church?”
Summary: Yes, this comes from Ray Hollenbach at: http://www.sermoncentral.com/pastors-preaching-articles/ray-hollenbach-why-the-church-six-bold-preaching-points-1971.asp
Adapted it for a Sunday night sermon
Summary: Paul grew to love Timothy along with Timothy’s grandmother and mother. Paul spent time further training and molding Timothy and encouraging him along with Eunice and Lois. Timothy is just a very young man but he grows under all this good teaching
Summary: The church (universal & local) is worthy because of the PERSON who is its head; the PURPOSE for which it was founded and the PRICE paid for it. Therefore it is worthy of our 1. being united with it; 2. our faithfulness; 3. our service; 4. our support.
Summary: Ministerial ethics are the standards, principles, and broad guidelines that Christian leaders must observe. Ethical practices are upright, honorable, moral, lawful, above-board, and full of integrity.
The conduct and lifestyle of modern-day Christian
Summary: I cannot fathom the great love of God that was made known to us in His Son; that Jesus would give up His glory to come into the world as a lowly baby. And then, why would He suffer and die for any man?