Sermons on 1 Timothy

Sermons on 1 Timothy

The Love of Money

A genuine relationship with God makes a person rich.   1 Timothy 6:6-10 – “But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. 9 Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful…

Slavery and Serving Christ

Serving Christ is always the most important thing 1 Timothy 6:1-2 – All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect, so that God’s name and our teaching may not be slandered. Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. Instead, they should serve them even better…

Modesty – Part Two

Ladies, you are to be revered, not consumed. You are to be treated as sacred, not common. 1 Timothy 2:9-10 – I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

Principles of Pastoring

Honor and protect your pastors as they work hard to protect you. 1 Timothy 5:17-22 – “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. For Scripture says, ‘Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain,’ and ‘The worker deserves his…

The Christian’s Circle of Concern

Believers take care of their own 1 Timothy 5:3-15 – Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need. But if a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God. The widow who is really in…

The Christian Olympics

Godliness is an eternal win.   1 Timothy 4:7-9 – Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. Instead, train yourself to be godly. “Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it.