Studies in 1 Timothy – part 01

First Things First Gifting and calling come from God; training and equipping come through men. The apostle Paul was the consummate trainer and equipper. When he couldn’t do it in…

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Studies in 1 Timothy – part 02

Watching Over the Teaching 1 Timothy 1:3-7 How can elders effectively shepherd the flock of God, when the spiritual gift of teaching is encouraged at all levels involving many teachers?…

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Studies in 1 Timothy – part 03

Humble Leadership 1 Timothy 1 Timothy had a unique relationship with Paul, his mentor—something few ever experience. Paul delighted to share his wisdom and insight (inspired as it was). That…

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Studies in 1 Timothy – part 04

Connected with the Chief 1 Timothy 2:1-15 Perhaps the older brothers who spoke of “laboring” in prayer were on to something. It’s hard work and just about anything else seems…

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Studies in 1 Timothy – part 05

Was Paul culturally conditioned? 1 Tim 2:11-12 Many today are throwing out the (centuries) long established interpretation of 1 Timothy 2:11-12 that a person’s involvement in leadership and teaching can…

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Studies in 1 Timothy – part 08

Change and Truth 1 Timothy 3:14-16 “But, if we just change the structure of our meetings, things will go so much better!” “But, it’s not about structure, it’s about God’s…

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Studies in 1 Timothy – part 14

1 Tim 5:19-25 As an elder, you will be criticized—that is axiomatic. Sometimes it comes from well-meaning Christians who are trying to “help” you. Sometimes, from those who for various…

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