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Lesson 9--Slide 1 Key Questions for Chapter 1 From whom did Timothy receive his faith? From whom did Timothy receive his special “gift of God”? From whom.

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1 Lesson 9--Slide 1 Key Questions for Chapter 1 From whom did Timothy receive his faith? From whom did Timothy receive his special “gift of God”? From whom did Timothy receive the ability to overcome fear? Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? How strictly should one interpret the teachings of Paul? Lesson 9

2 Lesson 9--Slide 2 Admonitions for the Present (Ch. 1-2) Use Abilities Received (1:1-7) Do Not Be Ashamed of the Gospel and Those Who Suffer for It (1:8-18) Spread the Truth (2:1-13) Preserve the Truth (2:14-26) Outline of Chapter 1

3 Lesson 9--Slide 3 Who in Timothy’s family had had “the genuine faith”? (2 Tim 1:5 NKJV) when I call to remembrance the genuine faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am persuaded is in you also. (Acts 16:1 NKJV) … Timothy, the son of a certain Jewish woman who believed, but his father was Greek. (2 Tim 3:15 NKJV) and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. Who are good prospects for conversion and teaching? From whom did Timothy receive his faith?

4 Lesson 9--Slide 4 Who likely converted Timothy? (2 Tim 1:2 NKJV) To Timothy, a beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. (1 Tim 1:2 NKJV) To Timothy, a true son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. From whom did Timothy receive his faith? —Cont’d

5 Lesson 9--Slide 5 Who was instrumental in imparting this gift to Timothy? (2 Tim 1:6 NKJV) Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands. Who was present when this gift was imparted? (1 Tim 4:14 NKJV) Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. From whom did Timothy receive his special “gift of God”?

6 Lesson 9--Slide 6 How did Timothy receive his special gift? (1 Tim 4:14 NKJV) Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. (2 Tim 1:6 KJV) Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by [through, NKJV, NASB] the putting on of my hands. “With” (Greek meta )--“... meta does not express instrument or means, but merely accompaniment” ( Word Pictures in the New Testament-- A.T. Robertson) “By” (Greek dia )--“of the means or instrument by which anything is effected” ( The New Thayer’s Greek-English Lexicon ) On the AMTRAK autotrain I can go to Florida “with car”; that is different than going “by car.” From whom did Timothy receive his special “gift of God”?— Cont’d

7 Lesson 9--Slide 7 What was the gift? (2 Tim 1:6 NKJV) Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands. Miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit were received through the laying on of an apostle’s hands. (Acts 8:17-18 NKJV) Then they laid hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. And when Simon saw that through the laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Spirit was given, he offered them money, From whom did Timothy receive his special “gift of God”?— Cont’d

8 Lesson 9--Slide 8 What is the opposite of a “spirit of fear”? (2 Tim 1:7 NKJV) For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. What is the source of these abilities/ qualities? From whom did Timothy receive the ability to overcome fear?

9 Lesson 9--Slide 9 Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel? (2 Tim 1:8-9 NKJV) Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner, but share with me in the sufferings for the gospel according to the power of God, who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, … (2 Tim 1:10 NKJV) … Jesus Christ, who has abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel, (Rom 1:16 NKJV) For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it?

10 Lesson 9--Slide 10 In what sense is our salvation based on the purposes of God and not anything we have done? (2 Tim 1:9 NKJV) who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began, Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? — Cont’d

11 Lesson 9--Slide 11 When did the salvation that had been prepared become apparent? (2 Tim 1:10 NKJV) but has now been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has abolished [made of no effect, sjc] death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel, (Gal 4:4 NKJV) But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, (1 Tim 1:15 NKJV) This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief. Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? — Cont’d

12 Lesson 9--Slide 12 In what sense is our salvation based on what we have done? (1 Pet 1:22 NKJV) Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure heart, (James 2:24 NKJV) You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only (1 John 2:4 NKJV) He who says, "I know Him," and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? — Cont’d

13 Lesson 9--Slide 13 What were Paul’s current afflictions? (2 Tim 1:8 ASV) Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord, not of me his prisoner: but suffer hardship with the gospel according to the power of God; (2 Tim 1:16 NKJV) … Onesiphorus … was not ashamed of my chain; (2 Tim 2:9 NKJV) for which I suffer trouble as an evildoer, even to the point of chains; but the word of God is not chained. (2 Tim 1:15 NKJV) This you know, that all those in Asia have turned away from me, among whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes. Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? — Cont’d

14 Lesson 9--Slide 14 Why was Paul suffering his current afflictions? (2 Tim 1:10-11 NKJV) … the gospel, to which I was appointed a preacher, an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. (2 Tim 1:12 NKJV) For this reason I also suffer these things; … Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? — Cont’d

15 Lesson 9--Slide 15 Why was Paul not ashamed? (2 Tim 1:12 NKJV) For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day. (Rom 1:16 NKJV) For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? — Cont’d

16 Lesson 9--Slide 16 Who had not been ashamed of Paul? (2 Tim 1:16 NKJV) The Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain; Who had been ashamed of Paul? (2 Tim 1:15 NKJV) This you know, that all those in Asia have turned away from me, among whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes. (2 Tim 4:16 NKJV) At my first defense no one stood with me, but all forsook me. May it not be charged against them. Why should we not be ashamed of the gospel and those who preach it? — Cont’d

17 Lesson 9--Slide 17 How can a person follow a “pattern” of sound words? (2 Tim 1:13 NKJV) Hold fast the pattern of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus. Only other use of the same Greek word: (1 Tim 1:16 KJV) Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. Timothy had followed Paul’s doctrine. (2 Tim 3:10 NKJV) But you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance, How strictly should one interpret the teaching of Paul?

18 Lesson 9--Slide 18 From Chapter 1 Family can be good sources for potential converts. We should use all “gifts” and opportunities we are given. Those teaching and following God’s true revelation should never be ashamed of it or the circumstances they are in because of it. In Divine revelation we have doctrine that is to be followed as a pattern. What to Remember


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