Topic: Perseverance Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:11-21
I Timothy 6:11-21
Paul's final charge to Timothy in his first epistle. Timothy is being charged to hold fast to all that Paul has commanded him to carry out.
- Steve Shultz - V 11-12
Pursue the things of the Spirit, flee the things of the world
Pursue righteousness (v11)
Fight the good fight (v12)
Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called in Christ (v12)
Fill the vacuum God put in us for Him with Christ.
- Caleb Bunch - V13-15a
Pauls' charge to Timothy: "In the presence of God, Keep the command unstained and free from reproach."
The Command: everything I've told you in this letter (I Timothy)
Keep the the word of God and what God's word teaches us.
- Mike Neglia - V15b-16
The attributes of God the Father
1. Authority - Sovereign over all nations and even the 'when' of Christ's return. (v13b)
2. Holiness - Like no other. Immortality;
Sanctity - dwells in unapproachable light
Invisible - but we see the Father through Christ
3. Worthy of praise - Honor and eternal dominion - "let everything that has breath
praise the Lord (Psalm 150)
- Caleb Bunch - V17-21
Grace be with you V 21