- Lesson Text: 1 Timothy 6:11-21
- Background Scripture: 1 Timothy 6
- Devotional Reading: 1 Thessalonians
Bible Land Map: Set 18, Map#120, The
Second Missionary Journey of Paul (log in for maps at http://www.jesusisall.com/amember3/)
1 Timothy 6:11-21 (KJV)
11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after
righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, where unto
thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many
13 I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things,
and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a
14 That thou keep this commandment without spot,
unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:
15 Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed
and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
16 Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can
approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour
and power everlasting. Amen.
17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded,
nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all
things to enjoy;
18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to
distribute, willing to communicate;
19 Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time
to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
20 O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding
profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely
21 Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with
TODAY’S LESSON AIMS
- Learning Fact: To list the
attitudes and actions Paul encouraged Timothy to maintain as a minister.
- Biblical Principle: To explain the
long-range view of a lifetime faithful behavior.
- Daily Application: To give a specific
example of how one’s faith will influence his or her actions in the week ahead.