Contributed on Apr 30, 2013
The young man Timothy was sent to the Church in Ephesus, partly to restore the Church to The Word of God.Individuals had come into the congregation giving empty and meaningless words, instead of the inspired Word of God. Today, the church needs to get ba
*HOLD TRUE TO THE WORD OF GOD!* 1 Timothy 1:1-7 http://chirb.it/a8gmMc INTRODUCTION: 1.) As we begin this letter this morning, The Apostle Paul was writing to a young man in the ministry named Timothy. 2.) Really, much of this epistle we could describe as the syllabus for a class in ...read more
Contributed on May 4, 2013
Timothy had a major challenge in ministering to the Church at Ephesus. To accomplish that task Paul told him he needed a strong faith in Christ. If he didn’t have that, it was possible that he, himself could become a spiritual ship-wreck. We too need tha
DON’T SHIPWRECK YOUR FAITH 1 Timothy 1:18-20; Dorn Ridge May 05, 2013 Audio Link to sermon: http://chirb.it/fvHc15 INTRODUCTION: 1.) I have titled this morning’s message: “Don’t Ship-wreck your faith.” 2.) Paul was writing to a young minister some advice for ministering to the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 30, 2013
The man Saul of Tarsus had lived much of his life under the law. After a miraculous encounter with Jesus Christ, He came to have faith in Christ. Ananias was sent to tell Saul his need for salvation. The joy Paul experienced in going from life under the
THE JOYFUL TRANSITION FROM LAW TO GRACE 1 Timothy 1:8-17 http://chirb.it/c97Hmn INTRODUCTION: 1.) With the greatest of joy and excitement, one of the old Sunday School choruses proclaims: “It’s bubbling, it’s bubbling, it’s bubbling in my soul; there’s singing, and laughing, since ...read more
Contributed on May 18, 2013
The early church placed a great priority on many types of prayer, but the ultimate end of those prayers were not merely for blessing the Church, but to bring the Lost to Christ.
GUIDELINES IN THE WORSHIP OF GOD (Part One: The Importance and Priority of Prayer) 1 Timothy 2:1-7 Dorn Ridge Church Of Christ May 19, 2013 Audio link to this sermon: http://chirb.it/FxLd9A INTRODUCTION: 1.) As we have said before, Paul had written this epistle to Timothy as kind of ...read more
Contributed on Jun 1, 2013
In Christ God has made man and woman equal in the blessings from Christ, yet in worship and leadership Each sex has been given specific roles.
GUIDELINES IN THE WORSHIP OF GOD (Part Two: The Role of Men and Women in Worship) 1 Timothy 2:8-15 Dorn Ridge Church Of Christ June 02, 20 Audio Link to Hear this sermon: http://chirb.it/cg4z7K INTRODUCTION: 1.) Most of this second chapter deals with the handling of worship ...read more
Contributed on Jun 8, 2013
This is a sermon that deals with the role of Elders as the Spiritual leaders of the Church.
Identity Crisis: Who is this Man of God? (Elder, Overseer, Shepherd, Pastor, Bishop, Steward?) 1Timothy 3:1-7; 5:17-22; 1 Timothy 5:17-22 Dorn Ridge June 09 and June 16, 2013 [Because of the length of this message, I divided it up preaching it over two ...read more
Contributed on Jun 23, 2013
An overview of the Office fo Deacons within the church
The New Testament Deacon 1 Timothy 3:8-13; Acts 6:1-7 Dorn Ridge, June 22, 2013 INTRODUCTION: 1.) We have been looking at the roles of men and women in the church which has also brought us to look at Elders, and today at the office of deacons. 2.) The Bible refers to two offices of ...read more
Contributed on Jun 30, 2013
This is a message dealing with Jesus as the fulfilment of the Mystery of Godliness from 1 Timothy 3:14-16. Because of being preached a day before Canada Day, it also has a slant toward that.
THE MYSTERY OF THE GOSPEL I TIMOTHY 3:14-16 DORN RIDGE JUNE 29, 2013 If you would like to hear an audio MP3 of this message you can listen to it at: http://chirb.it/rf2114 INTRODUCTION: 1.) In the closing verses of 1 Timothy 3, Paul speaks to Timothy about “the greatness of the ...read more
Contributed on Jul 7, 2013
The early church dealt with false teachers telling the church that certain foods and even marriage and sexual relations within marriage were sinful and should be avoided. This message deals with Paul's approach in coaching Timothy to deal with this.
THE WAY TO PREACH WHEN APOSTASY COMES INTO THE CHURCH 1 Timothy 4:1-16 Dorn Ridge, July 07, 2013 The following link will take you to an MP3 recording of this sermon: http://chirb.it/q4DEp9 INTRODUCTION: 1.) Jesus said: “I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will ...read more
Contributed on Jul 13, 2013
In any ministry it can be challenging to minister with every age group of the Church. This message deals with advice Paul gives to the young preacher Timothy to do just that.
“THE APOSTLE PAUL’S GUIDELINES FOR A CROSS-GENERATIONAL MINISTRY” 1 Timothy 4:12; 5:1-2 Dorn Ridge, July 14, 2013 INTRODUCTION: 1.) One of the challenges that is often faced within ministry is to bridge the age gap within the church and minister to all ages of the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 25, 2013
The Words of Paul to Christian slaves not only give us insight in our own workplace, but a couple of life principles for every aspect of life.
HONOURING GOD IN THE WORK PLACE AS SERVANTS OF CHRIST 1 Timothy 6:1-2 INTRODUCTION: 1.) An old Fanny Crosby hymn begins with the following words: To the work! To the work! We are servants of God; Let us follow the path that our Master has trod; With the balm of His ...read more
Contributed on Sep 14, 2013
This is the first of two messages from 1 Tim. 6 on Money and our walk with Christ. It deals with: I. Godless teachings on money. II Regardless of the amount of money we have we are to live in Godliness with contentment. III. Greed can become god.
PAUL’S PREACHING ON THE POWER OF THE PURSE (Part One) 1 Timothy 6:3-10 INTRODUCTION: 1.) Over the past several weeks, we have seen many powerful teachings on many subjects in this letter of 1 Timothy. 2.) Today, and next week I want us to see some more very valuable teachings in ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2013
This messages deals with 6 principles that Paul gave to the young man timothy in 1 timothy 6:11-16 to help him live as a man of God. These same principles will also help us to live as men and women of God today.
LIVING AS A MAN OF GOD 1 Timothy 6:11-16 Dorn Ridge and York Manor, September 21, 2013 Audio link to listen to this sermon: http://chirb.it/P4wDmB INTRODUCTION: 1.) The Book of 1 Timothy as we have said before was kind of a ministerial manual from the Apostle Paul to the young man ...read more
Contributed on Sep 29, 2013
The Apostle Paul gives commandments to the rich on the handling of money.
PAUL’S PREACHING ON THE PURSE (PART TWO:) COMMANDMENTS FOR THE WEALTHY 1 TIMOTHY 6:17-19 Audio Link to listen to this sermon: http://chirb.it/aKzkh6 INTRODUCTION: 1.) This morning as we come to the end of 1 Timothy, we will pick up a theme we had started two weeks ago concerning ...read more