Summary: Every preacher can have a fulfilling ministry by adhering to the instructions listed this text.
Title: Some Lessons from a Seasoned Veteran
Theme: Fulfilling Your Ministry
Proposition: Every Preacher can have a fulfilling ministry
Trans: by adhering to the instructions listed by Paul in II Timothy 4:1-8
Text: II Timothy 4:1-8
I. Preach the Word (vs. 2)
A. Faithfully "instant, in season and out of season"
B. Effectively "reprove, rebuke, and exhort"
C. Patiently "with all long-suffering"
D. Honestly "and doctrine"
II. Persevere in the Work (vs. 5)
A. Examine the Times "watch thou in all things"
B. Endure the Trials "endure afflictions"
C. Evangelize the Territory "do the work of an evangelist"
D. Engross yourself in the Task “ fulproof of thy ministry"
III. Protect your Witness (vs. 6-8)
A. Fight the Fight "fought a good fight"
B. Finish the Fight "finished my course"
C. Fortify the Faith "kept the faith"