THE BOOK: 1 Timothy

 

(1 Timothy 1:3-7)

Here are some suggested memory verses:

1 Tim. 1:5

1 Tim. 1:15

1 Tim. 2:1,2

1 Tim. 2:3,4

1 Tim. 2:5

1 Tim. 2:8

1 Tim. 3:1

1 Tim. 3:15

1 Tim. 3:16

1 Tim. 4:1,2

1 Tim. 4:12

1 Tim. 4:13

1 Tim. 4:16

1 Tim. 5:17

1 Tim. 6:3-5

1 Tim. 6:7

1 Tim. 6:8

1 Tim. 6:9

1 Tim. 6:10

1 Tim. 6:11

1 Tim. 6:12

Try to learn one verse each week for a month.


1 Timothy

(1 Tim. 1:3-7)

I. Author - Apostle Paul

II. Book

    A. probably written after temporary release from prison AD 60/1

    B. possible timeline

        1. Paul's release

        2. travels to Ephesus - 1 Tim. 1:3

        3. leaves Timothy in Ephesus and goes to Macedonia - 1 Tim. 1:3

        4. writes first letter to Timothy

    B. to Timothy

        1. Acts 16:1-3

            a. from Lystra

            b. father Greek

            c. mother Jewish

            d. not cirmumcised until began traveling with Paul

        2. 2 Tim. 1:5

            a. mother Eunice

            b. grandmother Lois

        3. traveled with Paul from second journey

        4. mentioned in letters

            a. Col. 1:1

            b. Phile. 1

        5. probably joined Paul in Rome during second imprisonment

            a. 2 Tim. 4:21

        6. imprisoned and released

            a. Heb. 13:23

        7. may have been insecure

            a. 1 Tim. 4:12

            b. 2 Tim. 1:6,7

        8. may have had health problems

            c. 1 Tim. 5:23

        9. refered to by Paul with affection

            a. "my true child in the faith" - 1 Tim. 1:2

            b. "my beloved son" - 2 Tim. 1:2

    C. purpose - warn against false teaching

        1. 1 Tim. 1:3

        2. 1 Tim. 6:20,21

III. Message - areas of need for a healthy church

    A. foundation

        1. 1 Tim. 1:15,16

    B. doctrine

        1. 1 Tim.1:3-11

        2. 1 Tim. 4:1-16

        3. 1 Tim. 6:3-5

    C. prayer

        1. 1 Tim. 2:1-8

    D. lifestyle

        1. 1 Tim. 2:9-15

        2. 1 Tim. 5:24-6:2

        3. 1 Tim. 6:6-12, 17-19

    E. leadership

        1. 1 Tim. 3:1-16

        2. 1 Tim. 5:17-22

    F. stewardship

        1. 1 Tim. 5:1-16