Contributed on Mar 18, 2020
To establish that Paul’s Final Assurances to Timothy were that he: fought a good fight, finished his course, and fulfilled the faith. Sadly, these three assurances are Paul’s final message to Timothy, his beloved son in Christ.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. I Fought a Good Fight 2. I Finished My Course 3. I Fulfilled the Faith Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme: "Paul's Final Assurances to Timothy." The apostle is now in a cold, wet and dark dungeon in Rome. He begins the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 26, 2017
To establish that Paul was not the servant of men or of traditions; but the servant of Christ. This lesson deals with the pleasers of men who claim to be the servants of Christ. We will expose some traditions of the fathers in this lesson.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The Servants of Men - Pharisees 2. The Servants of Tradition - Patriarchs 3. The Servant of Christ - Paul Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme: “Paul, the servant of Christ.” This lesson deals with Paul’s work as the servant of ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2016
This lesson deals with Paul's charge to Timothy to remember the things that he had heard of Paul among many witnesses, and to commit them to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. This lesson silences the notion of evangelistic oversight.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Character: Things Thou Hast Heard 2. Commit: Thou to Faithful Men 3. Competent: Who Shall Teach Others Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme: "Paul's charge to Timothy." The beloved apostle Paul instructs his son Timothy: ...read more
Contributed on Apr 20, 2016
To discuss Paul's prayer for Philippi. This should be our prayer for this congregation in all earnest and sincerity. That it abound in love and grace; approve of things that are excellent; and abide blamelessly until the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. That they abound more in love 2. That they approve things excellent 3. That they abide without offense E. Remarks. 1. The apostle Paul held a great regard for the Philippians church. While in prison he prayed for them. His prayer was one of concern and the love of a ...read more
Contributed on Nov 16, 2015
To establish that Paul’s farewell was one of kindness and deep concern for the leaders of the church at Ephesus; and all ministers and elders should aspire to foster this same spirit in their work of Christ everywhere.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Paul’s Commitment To Ephesus 2. Paul’s Commission to Ephesus 3. Paul’s Character in Ephesus Remarks. 1. This lesson outlines Paul’s farewell address to the elders of the Ephesian’s church who came in haste to see him before his journey to Jerusalem. These elders ...read more
Contributed on Oct 22, 2015
To set forth to all, that Paul's announcement to Rome should be ours also; delivered with the same intensity, sincerity and sensitivity to all who would hear us regarding the gospel of Christ.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. I am a Debtor Because of the Gospel 2. I am Ready to Preach the Gospel 3. I am not Ashamed of the Gospel Remarks. 1. In this lesson today, we will be discussing: “Paul’s Announcement to Rome.” I’m going to focus on three things the Apostle announces to Rome in this ...read more
Contributed on Aug 15, 2015
To establish that God has people in every city - and He uses us to call them unto salvation. We are reminded not to trust in our skills in preaching - but in the power of the gospel of Christ to save. We are charged to plant the seed, and allow God, to raise the plant.
INTRODUCTION Outline: 1. Paul’s Troubled Entrance 2. Paul’s Trusted Exhortation 3. Paul’s Triumphant Exit Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we will be discussing, God’s work in a city that was wholly given to idolatry and sexual immorality. Paul arrives in the city of Corinth and is taken away ...read more
Contributed on Jul 22, 2015
To establish that a faithful grandmother and mother formed the foundation of faith that was in Timothy – the son of the apostle Paul in the faith. This is a great lesson to celebrate, Mother's Day. It defines two women of faith; that instilled faith and love for God in their child.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The Faith That Dwelt in Thy Grandmother - Lois 2. The Faith That Dwelleth in Thy Mother - Eunice 3. The Faith That Dwelleth in Thee – Timothy Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we will be discussing Paul’s call to remembrance regarding his son in the gospel. He discusses the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 14, 2021
To discuss Paul's prayer for the saints. This, too, is our prayer for the Pickensville church of Christ: that it might abound in sincere love and grace; that it approves of excellent things; and that it abides blamelessly, without offense until the Day of Christ.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. They abound in sincere love 2. They approve things excellent 3. They abide without offense Introductory Remarks. 1. The apostle Paul held sincere regards for the church at Philippi. While in prison, he prayed for them, in the concern and love of a father for his children. ...read more