Presentation on theme: "Passing the Torch Teaching God’s Word to the Next Generation."— Presentation transcript:
Passing the Torch Teaching God’s Word to the Next Generation
Passing the Torch Bible Examples Moses to Joshua (Deut. 31:1-13) Joshua to Israel (Josh. 23-24) David to Solomon (1 Chron. 22-29) Jesus to the Apostles (Jn. 14-17) Paul to Timothy (2 Tim. 1:13; 2:2; 4:2-8)
Pass on God’s promises Pass on courage in the face of opposition Pass on respect (fear) for God Pass on a knowledge God’s word Passing the Torch What is passed on?
Pass on the fixed standard or pattern Pass on the need for separation Pass on single-minded service to God Passing the Torch What is passed on?
Work, organization, worship of the church Marriage, divorce, remarriage Belief in God, Jesus, the Bible Jesus our only savior Plan of salvation Moral living Passing the Torch What are some of the key issues?
Parents (Deut. 6:6ff; Eph. 6:4; 2 Tim. 3:15) Elders (Acts 20:28) Preachers (2 Tim. 4:2) Bible class teachers (2 Tim. 2:2) All Christians (1 Pet. 3:15) Passing the Torch Who passes the torch?
Ignorance (Judg. 2:10) Destruction (Hos. 4:6) Lost identity (Rev. 2-3) Passing the torch takes work and practice Passing the Torch What happens if we do not pass it on?
Passing the torch takes work and practice Pass the torch even though we know some of God’s people will fall away Passing the Torch