Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

1 2 Timothy. “To the remotest part of the earth” (Acts 1:8) Acts 9 13 14 15 16 18 21 27 28 Fall 49 The Council May 57- Aug 59 Trials Spring 68 Expansion.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "1 2 Timothy. “To the remotest part of the earth” (Acts 1:8) Acts 9 13 14 15 16 18 21 27 28 Fall 49 The Council May 57- Aug 59 Trials Spring 68 Expansion."— Presentation transcript:

1 1 2 Timothy

2 “To the remotest part of the earth” (Acts 1:8) Acts Fall 49 The Council May 57- Aug 59 Trials Spring 68 Expansion of Church Apr 48- Sep 49 1 Galatia Spr 53- May 57 3 Asia Feb 60- Mar 62 1 Rome Aut 67- Spr 68 2 Rome May 57- Aug 59 Damascus Antioch Spr 62- Fall 67 4 Spain NT Overview (Pauline Books + Key Words) Pauline Books + Key Words Apr 50- Sep 52 2 Aegean Gal 1 Thess 2 Thess 1 Cor 2 Cor Romans Eph Col Philem Phil 1 Tim Titus 2 Tim Matt Luke John Mark Acts Gospels & Acts Pauline Epistles Justify Rapture Tribulation Sanctify Apostle Righteous Unity Deity Forgive Attitude Order Conduct Doctrine Kingdom Sov 1 Believe Disciple Sov 2

3 3 RECIPIENT Timothy – Paul’s long-time travel companion Type Highly personal and emotional letter. Type Highly personal and emotional letter. 238

4 4 OCCASION  written 5 years after 1Timothy  Paul’s second Roman imprisonment (4:6-8)  before Paul’s execution (4: 9, 21)  when Nero put blame on Christians 238

5 Paul penned 2 Timothy to his long-time traveling companion, Timothy (2 Tim. 1:2), 5 years after his 1st letter. Assuming Timothy still remained in Ephesus (1 Tim. 1:3b), 2 Timothy also had the same destination (2 Tim. 1:16-18; 4:19). The letter was written from Rome (1:17; 2:9) during Paul's 2nd Roman imprisonment after his 1st defense before the Imperial Court (4:16-17). Paul penned 2 Timothy to his long-time traveling companion, Timothy (2 Tim. 1:2), 5 years after his 1st letter. Assuming Timothy still remained in Ephesus (1 Tim. 1:3b), 2 Timothy also had the same destination (2 Tim. 1:16-18; 4:19). The letter was written from Rome (1:17; 2:9) during Paul's 2nd Roman imprisonment after his 1st defense before the Imperial Court (4:16-17). Ephesus Origins / Recipients 238 Origin/Recipients Rome

6 Key Word / Verse 238 Key Word Doctrine Key Verse “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work… Preach the Word” (2 Timothy 3:16-17; 4:2).

7 Summary Chart Sound Doctrine Against Opposition Persevere in Present Hardship Persevere in Future Hardship Chapters 1—2 Chapters 3—4 Examples of Faithfulness 1 Characteristics of Faithfulness 2 Problem: Apostasy 3:1-9 Solution: Preach the Word 3:10—4:5 Paul’s Hope 4:6-22 Eunice Lois Paul Onesiphorus Discipling * Single- minded * Obedient * Hardworking * Biblical * Holy * Gentle Godlessness Hypocrisy Preaching Persevering Rebuking Encouraging Evangelism Martyrdom Betrayals Greetings Benediction Rome to Ephesus Autumn AD 67 (second Roman imprisonment) 237 Sound Doctrine Against Opposition Persevere in Present Hardship Persevere in Future Hardship Chapters 1—2 Chapters 3—4 Examples of Faithfulness 1 Characteristics of Faithfulness 2 Problem: Apostasy 3:1-9 Solution: Preach the Word 3:10—4:5 Paul’s Hope 4:6-22 Eunice Lois Paul Onesiphorus Discipling * Single- minded * Obedient * Hardworking * Biblical * Holy * Gentle Godlessness Hypocrisy Preaching Persevering Rebuking Encouraging Evangelism Martyrdom Betrayals Greetings Benediction Rome to Ephesus Autumn AD 67 (second Roman imprisonment)

8 8 MAJOR THEMES 1. Faithfulness 2. Apostasy 3. God-inspired Word 1. Faithfulness 2. Apostasy 3. God-inspired Word

9 9 MAJOR THEME 1: Faithfulness Examples of Faithfulness: a. Learn from mother, Eunice, & grandmother, Lois (1:3-7) Learn in one’s own home, with parents setting example of faithfulness in daily dealings. Examples of Faithfulness: a. Learn from mother, Eunice, & grandmother, Lois (1:3-7) Learn in one’s own home, with parents setting example of faithfulness in daily dealings.

10 10 MAJOR THEME 1: Faithfulness b. Learn from Paul (1:8-14) Paul remained faithful in difficult times because he believed and trusted God to keep him till the end (1:11-12). b. Learn from Paul (1:8-14) Paul remained faithful in difficult times because he believed and trusted God to keep him till the end (1:11-12).

11 11 MAJOR THEME 1: Faithfulness Onesiphorus was not ashamed to be known as a friend of Paul when he was a prisoner. He searched for Paul very diligently and found him. c. Learn from Onesiphorus (1:15-18)

12 12 1.Soldier (2: 3-4) – To fight well, a soldier must disengage himself from all other worldly businesses so that he can stay focus on his vocation and please his commander. Characteristics of Faithfulness

13 13 2. Athlete (2:5) – An athlete cannot win the race unless he follows the rules of the game. 2. Athlete (2:5) – An athlete cannot win the race unless he follows the rules of the game.

14 14 3. Farmer (2:6-13) – A farmer must work hard in order to achieve a good harvest. Faithfulness = loyal to Christ, our commander, to follow the law of God and work hard 3. Farmer (2:6-13) – A farmer must work hard in order to achieve a good harvest. Faithfulness = loyal to Christ, our commander, to follow the law of God and work hard

15 15 lovers of themselves lovers of money boastful proud abusive disobedient to their parents ungrateful unholy without love lovers of themselves lovers of money boastful proud abusive disobedient to their parents ungrateful unholy without love unforgiving slanderous without self-control brutal not lovers of the good treacherous rash conceited lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God unforgiving slanderous without self-control brutal not lovers of the good treacherous rash conceited lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God MAJOR THEME 2: Apostasy

16 16 Paul’s View of Scripture a. God-Inspired/breathed (3:16; 2 Peter 1:21) b. Useful (3:17) - Teaching -Rebuking -Correcting -Training in righteousness The purpose is to equip men of God against false teachings and unto good work Paul’s View of Scripture a. God-Inspired/breathed (3:16; 2 Peter 1:21) b. Useful (3:17) - Teaching -Rebuking -Correcting -Training in righteousness The purpose is to equip men of God against false teachings and unto good work MAJOR THEME 3: Bible

17 17 SUMMARY STATEMENT faithfully practice 237

18 18 APPLICATIONSAPPLICATIONS 1. Are you an Onesiphorus, upholding Christian confession in time of trial and persecution? What are the characteristics of faithfulness you possess? Soldier, athlete in training, hardworking farmer? 2. Are you experiencing apostasy in your ministry? What can you do to survive? 3. Reflect on what kind of testimony you would write at the end of your life. What words of encouragement and challenge for the next generation? 1. Are you an Onesiphorus, upholding Christian confession in time of trial and persecution? What are the characteristics of faithfulness you possess? Soldier, athlete in training, hardworking farmer? 2. Are you experiencing apostasy in your ministry? What can you do to survive? 3. Reflect on what kind of testimony you would write at the end of your life. What words of encouragement and challenge for the next generation?

19 19 1.Effective Testimony “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 1.Effective Testimony “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 CONCLUSION Paul’s advice to Timothy is valid.

20 20 2. The Final Victory “Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day--and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.” 2 Timothy 4:8 With the reward ahead, the task in hand will look much lighter. 2. The Final Victory “Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day--and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.” 2 Timothy 4:8 With the reward ahead, the task in hand will look much lighter. CONCLUSION


Download ppt "1 2 Timothy. “To the remotest part of the earth” (Acts 1:8) Acts 9 13 14 15 16 18 21 27 28 Fall 49 The Council May 57- Aug 59 Trials Spring 68 Expansion."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google