Category Archives: Wednesday Evening

Deacons and Why Should We Obey God? [1 Timothy Pt. 14]

The Christian faith often gets a bad rap as being nothing more than a list of dos and don’ts. On the other hand, there are some who cry, “It’s not about rules. It’s about a relationship.” But you have to … Continue reading

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What is a Deacon? [1 Timothy Pt. 13]

Church leadership is of vital importance, but preaching, teaching and counseling are not the only areas of ministry. The Bible gives two primary offices for the Church. As the Apostle Paul addresses the saints in Philippi he distinguishes them. Philippians … Continue reading

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How Does the Church Relate to its Pastor? [1 Timothy Pt. 12]

How do you see your pastor? Many people see pastors as some kind of elite position in the church. Certainly, it is a calling for which men are gifted by God. But it is not a position that allows men … Continue reading

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What is a Bishop? [1 TImothy Pt. 11]

Our study of 1 Timothy takes a turn as we enter into chapter 3. Moving from exhortations and corrections to basic instruction, Paul gives Timothy the distinctions and qualifications for those who lead the church. There is a lot of … Continue reading

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Saved in Childbearing? [1 Timothy Pt. 10]

Last week we began to look at what the Bible says about women in their roles in the Church.  We acknowledged that the strife between men and women and the need to be instructed in this area is actually a … Continue reading

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Women Professing Godliness [1 TImothy Pt. 9]

One of the most difficult passages in the New Testament is 1 Timothy 2:9-15. This is in large part because of the political pressures of our day, but there are also some interesting ideas here, like women being saved in … Continue reading

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One God, One Mediator [1 Timothy Pt. 8]

Holding the Faith with a good conscience. This was the basic charge that the Apostle Paul gave to young Timothy. If we are to continue in our faith we need to know who we are and who God is. This … Continue reading

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People of Prayer and Propriety [1 Timothy Pt. 7]

What does the Christian life look like as it is lived out in a world filled with unbelief and even antagonism against its core teachings and principles? As the Apostle Paul instructs young Timothy on proper conduct in the household … Continue reading

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Avoiding Shipwreck [1 Timothy Pt. 6]

Ministry is tough! How tough? Paul described it to Timothy as “waging the good warfare.” That’s right, the ministry is a difficult task. The fact that this was prophesied to Timothy was a reason to be encouraged to that task. … Continue reading

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Responding to God’s Justice and Mercy [1 Timothy Pt.5]

When you consider the justice of God, His righteous judgment of those who violate His standard, What is your heart’s response? Is it anger? Fear? Self-Righteousness? Many don’t like the thought of God’s Justice and yet as the Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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