Bevans Welder – A Good Timothy, 2 Tim 2:2

Timothy was able to learn from Paul because he listened, he discerned, and he committed what he learned to others. In 2 Tim 2:2, Paul gave instructions to Timothy on how to pass on to others what he had received from Paul.   When Paul met Timothy, he was already...

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Teaching Timothy, 2 Tim 3:10

Christians, young in the Lord, often learn from more mature Christians.  So, mature Christians must be like Paul if they are going to teach a young man like Timothy.  “Timothy” is going to check you out to be sure you are worth following.  In 2 Tim 3:10, Paul wrote, “”But...

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Paul’s Closing Remarks 1 Cor 16:1-24

Paul’s Closing Remarks 1 Cor 16:1-24 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the final chapter of 1 Corinthians, Paul deals with the following: The collection for the saints – 1 Cor 16:1-4 – many saints in Jerusalem were poor.  Gal 2:10 remember them.  Rom 15:25-28 Paul took the gift.  2 he gave...

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Qualities of Helpers Phil 2:19-30

Qualities of Helpers Phil 2: 19-30 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are two men in Phil 2 that were excellent helpers to Paul in his ministry.  When Paul wrote about them in Phil 2:19-30, he included remarks about their qualities.  We should identify and comment on these qualities because these are...

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Introduction to Timothy

Introduction to Timothy 1 Tim. 1 1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO First Timothy is an epistle written by Paul to Timothy.  Together with 2 Timothy and Titus, these epistles comprise a segment of Paul’s epistles known as the Pastoral Epistles.  They are written to give instruction to men Paul trained in...

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Leadership (Part 1) – Direction

1 Timothy 1:3-20 In the book of 1st Timothy Paul passes the torch to Timothy and gives him “charge” to minister to the church at Ephesus.  In the next few lessons we’ll cover the subject of leadership.  The book of 1st Timothy can be divided into three aspects of leadership:...

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Helpers in the Ministry, Phil 2:19-22

 Philippians 2:19-22 Helpers in the Ministry CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Two of Paul’s greatest helpers in the ministry were Timothy and Epaphroditus.  Timothy was such a good help to him because: He was likeminded – v.20 – a good helper in the ministry has to have the same mindset as the...

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