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1 Timothy

 

February 4 - 1 Timothy

1 Timothy 1:6-17

  • In verse 6 what are “these things” that some stray from leading to “fruitless discussions”.

  • In verse 9 why is the law made for the ungodly and sinners but not righteous people?

  • How can the Law be misused, leading to fruitless discussions?

  • How can a person who commits acts listed in verses 9 through 10 be righteous and faithful to Christ?

  • From verses 15-16 how is the perfect patience of God and Christ demonstrated in you?

1 Timothy 2:1-7

  • How do we lead a tranquil and quite life by praying for all people and those in authority?

  • Though God desires all be saved why are they not?

  • What part do our prayers play in their lives?

  • How do we pray with holy hands?

  • What individuals or people do you commit to regularly intercede for

 

1 Timothy 2:8-15

  • Review 1 Timothy 2

 

1 Timothy 4: 1-10

  • What time frame is covered by “the latter times”.

  • Considering Hebrews 6:1-9 and 1 John 2:19 who are these that “fall away”?

  • How can we be prepared to persevere through the bombardment of “deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons”?

  • What disciplines do you practice promoting godliness?

  • What is the purpose and motivation that energizes our pursuit of godliness? (verse 10)

 

1 Timothy 5: 1-16

  • In verses 1-5 what characterizes these relationships?

  • What does “in all purity” imply? Give examples?

  • What is the “list” in verse 9?

  • What are the qualifications for a widow to be listed?

  • Who is responsible for the support and care of widows in verse 4,8 and 16?

  • What do we do when a widow has family however they are not caring for her?

  • Who in our fellowship needs our continued support and care?

 

1 Timothy 6:1-2

  • What conduct are believing slaves and bondservants instructed to practice?

  • How can this instruction be right or fair?

  • What insight does Jesus give us in John 16:33?

  • Considering Philemon 1:12-18 what does Paul ask of the slave (Onesimus) and owner (Philemon)?

  • How is absolute freedom attained?

 

1 Timothy 6:11-20

  • What characterizes a person that pursues righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness?

  • Is this pursuit one of obedience or love? Explain.

  • How do you stay encouraged as you pursue the good fight of faith? (verse 12)

  • How can a person be rich, and wealthy yet not be compromised by wealth?

  • How are you “storing up treasure for a good foundation for the future?”