THE HOUSEHOLD OF GOD 11. THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE RETURNING KING (1 Tim 6:11-16)

THE HOUSEHOLD OF GOD 11. THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE RETURNING KING (1 Tim 6:11-16)

1. IDENTITY (11a)

  • But as for you, O man of God

2. PRIORITY (11b – 14a)

a) Flee these things (see 6:3-5, 6:9-10)
b) Pursue:

Righteousness Christ-like actions

Godliness Christ-like character

Faith Christ-like trust in God

Love Christ-like affections

Steadfastness Christ-like endurance with situations

Gentleness Christ-like patience with people

c) Fight the good fight
d) Take hold of the eternal life
e) Keep the commandment

3. CERTAINTY (13-15a)

a) In the presence of God
b) Following Jesus’s example
c) Until Jesus the King returns

4. DOXOLOGY (15b-16)

a) 1:17 – grace & mercy of God moves Paul to praise
b) 6:15-16 – glory & power of God moves Paul to praise

 

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