Sermon Series
  • 1. Introduction: Don't Drop The Baton

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2001
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    THE CHALLENGE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF SPIRITUAL LEADERS IS TO BUILD ON A SOLID FOUNDATION OF FAITH WHILE UNLEASHING THEIR GOD-GIVEN POTENTIAL FOR MINISTRY

    BIG IDEA: THE CHALLENGE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF SPIRITUAL LEADERS IS TO BUILD ON A SOLID FOUNDATION OF FAITH WHILE UNLEASHING THEIR GOD-GIVEN POTENTIAL FOR MINISTRY I. (:1-2) GREETING A. Author – Paul – the elder statesman 1. His Mission and Authority – “apostle of Christ Jesus” He ...read more

  • 2. The Power Of Compound Interest -- A Reproducing Ministry

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2001
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    THE PRIMARY MISSION OF DIVINELY EMPOWERED SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP IS TO FAITHFULLY REPRODUCE BOTH THE MESSAGE AND THE MINISTRY

    BIG IDEA: THE PRIMARY MISSION OF DIVINELY EMPOWERED SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP IS TO FAITHFULLY REPRODUCE BOTH THE MESSAGE AND THE MINISTRY INTRODUCTION: “Therefore” – review of what has gone before; How is it that Paul can now exhort Timothy to take on such a tremendous challenge? I. (:1) ...read more

  • 3. Hardships And Rewards

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2001
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    PAUL USES THREE PORTRAITS TO EXHORT TIMOTHY TO DEDICATE HIMSELF TO THE HARD WORK OF THE GOSPEL MINISTRY – FOCUSED ON THE ULTIMATE REWARD

    TITLE: THE RIGHT STUFF FOR THE HARD WORK OF THE GOSPEL MINISTRY (COUNT THE COST … AND BE WILLING TO PAY IT!) HARDSHIPS AND REWARDS! BIG IDEA: PAUL USES THREE PORTRAITS TO EXHORT TIMOTHY TO DEDICATE HIMSELF TO THE HARD WORK OF THE GOSPEL MINISTRY – FOCUSED ON THE ULTIMATE ...read more

  • 4. Keep Running The Race

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2001
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    2 MOTIVATIONS FOR PERSERVERENCE IN THE FAITH AND IN THE GOSPEL MINISTRY

    BIG IDEA: 2 MOTIVATIONS FOR PERSERVERENCE IN THE FAITH AND IN THE GOSPEL MINISTRY I. (:8-10) KEEP RUNNING THE RACE BECAUSE OUR TESTIMONY IMPACTS THE SALVATION OF GOD’S ELECT A. (:8) Encouragement from the Promise Fulfilled = the Resurrection of Jesus Christ The Resurrection of Christ lies ...read more

  • 5. Proper Etiquette For Using The Utensils Of Truth

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
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    THE FAITHFUL MINISTER OF GOD’S WORD PROMOTES TRUTH AND PURSUES GODLINESS AS A DILIGENT WORKMAN, A VESSEL PURIFIED FOR HONOR, AND A GENTLE BONDSERVANT

    BIG IDEA: THE FAITHFUL MINISTER OF GOD’S WORD PROMOTES TRUTH AND PURSUES GODLINESS AS A DILIGENT WORKMAN, A VESSEL PURIFIED FOR HONOR, AND A GENTLE BONDSERVANT (IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ERROR – AS OPPOSED TO FALSE TEACHERS) INTRODUCTION: I. (:14-19) STAND FOR THE SHARP KNIFE OF THE WORD OF ...read more

  • 6. Tough Times Ahead -- Part 1

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
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    THE FAITHFUL MINISTER MUST BE PREPARED TO STAND AGAINST THE INCREASINGLY BLATANT DISPLAY OF DEPRAVITY UNLEASHED BY APOSTATE HYPOCRITES

    BIG IDEA: THE FAITHFUL MINISTER MUST BE PREPARED TO STAND AGAINST THE INCREASINGLY BLATANT DISPLAY OF DEPRAVITY UNLEASHED BY APOSTATE HYPOCRITES (3:1) INTRODUCTION: WAKEUP CALL = STATEMENT OF THE DANGER LURKING AROUND THE CORNER “But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will ...read more

  • 7. Tough Times Ahead -- Part 2

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2001
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    THE EXAMPLE OF GODLY MENTORS AND THE SUFFICIENCY OF THE WORD OF GOD EQUIPS THE MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL TO PERSEVERE IN THE FACE OF PERSECUTION AND GROWING DECEPTION

    BIG IDEA: THE EXAMPLE OF GODLY MENTORS AND THE SUFFICIENCY OF THE WORD OF GOD EQUIPS THE MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL TO PERSEVERE IN THE FACE OF PERSECUTION AND GROWING DECEPTION I. (:10-14) THE EXAMPLE OF GODLY MENTORS EQUIPS THE MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL TO PERSEVERE A good model can make a ...read more

  • 8. Preach The Word

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
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    PAUL’S FINAL CHARGE TO HIS YOUNGER PROTÉGÉ: FULFILL YOUR MINISTRY BY PREACHING THE WORD (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THE MESSAGE IS POPULAR)

    BIG IDEA: PAUL’S FINAL CHARGE TO HIS YOUNGER PROTÉGÉ: FULFILL YOUR MINISTRY BY PREACHING THE WORD (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THE MESSAGE IS POPULAR) I. (:1) THE EYEWITNESSES OF THE CHARGE: PAY CLOSE ATTENTION! (Maintaining sound doctrine is serious business) A. The Seriousness of the ...read more

  • 9. A View From The Finish Line

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
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    A LIFE OF PERSEVERANCE EARNS A PERSPECTIVE OF CONTENTMENT, FULFILLMENT, AND EXPECTATION

    TITLE: A VIEW FROM THE FINISH LINE – FINAL REFLECTIONS FROM THE APOSTLE PAUL BIG IDEA: A LIFE OF PERSEVERANCE EARNS A PERSPECTIVE OF CONTENTMENT, FULFILLMENT, AND EXPECTATION I. (:6) PERSPECTIVE TOWARDS THE PRESENT: CONTENTMENT A. Content to be a Living (and Dying) Sacrifice “For I am ...read more

  • 10. Final Requests

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
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    PAUL’S FINAL REQUESTS REFLECT HIS HEART FOR MINISTRY, HIS STRUGGLE WITH LONELINESS, AND HIS ASSURANCE OF HEAVENLY GLORY

    BIG IDEA: PAUL’S FINAL REQUESTS REFLECT HIS HEART FOR MINISTRY, HIS STRUGGLE WITH LONELINESS, AND HIS ASSURANCE OF HEAVENLY GLORY I. (:9-12) REQUEST FOR COMPANIONSHIP AND ASSISTANCE A. Paul Would Like to Have Timothy With Him “Make every effort to come to me soon” – repeated in vs. 21 ...read more