Download
1 / 12

A Command and a Challenge - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 90 Views
  • Uploaded on

A Command and a Challenge. Be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord. 1 Cor 15:58. Early Christians Had Trouble With It. Ephesian church left first love; they did not do the deeds that they did at first Rev 2:4-5

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' A Command and a Challenge' - marly


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
A command and a challenge
A Command and a Challenge

Be steadfast, immovable, always

abounding in the work of the Lord.

1 Cor 15:58


Early christians had trouble with it
Early Christians Had Trouble With It

  • Ephesian church left first love; they did not do the deeds that they did at first Rev 2:4-5

  • Church at Sardis died, they fell asleep; they did not complete the deeds that they started Rev 3:1-2

  • Laodicean church cooled to lukewarm; their deeds told a different story than they did Rev 3:15-17


Remaining constant

Remaining Constant

Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy


Remaining constant paul s exhortations to timothy
Remaining Constant:Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy

  • Give Attention, Pay Close Attention1 Tim 4:13, 16

  • devote thought and effort to

  • apply yourself to

  • occupy yourself with

    Why?Heb 2:1


Remaining constant paul s exhortations to timothy1
Remaining Constant:Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy

  • Do Not Neglect 1 Tim 4:14

  • not to care

  • to be unconcerned

    How will we escape? Heb 2:3


Remaining constant paul s exhortations to timothy2
Remaining Constant:Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy

  • Rekindle When Necessary 2 Tim 1:6

    keep in full flame

    inflame one’s mind, strength, zeal


Remaining constant paul s exhortations to timothy3
Remaining Constant:Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy

  • Take Pains1 Tim 4:15

  • practice

  • be diligent

  • cultivate

    How else can we become God’s approved workman?

    2 Tim 2:15


Remaining constant paul s exhortations to timothy4
Remaining Constant:Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy

  • Be Absorbed 1 Tim 4:15

  • lit. “to be in” them;

    our idiom, “into it”

  • focused

  • not distracted

  • Is our progress evident to all?

    Do we see ourselves as a soldier

    on active duty? 2 Tim 2:4


Remaining constant paul s exhortations to timothy5
Remaining Constant:Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy

  • Persevere1 Tim 4:16

  • continue long

  • stay with it

  • persist

    Are we putting out the sustained effort that will

    ensure salvation for ourselves and others?


Remaining constant paul s exhortations to timothy6
Remaining Constant:Paul’s Exhortations to Timothy

  • Pay Close Attention

  • Do Not Neglect

  • Rekindle

  • Take Pains

  • Be Absorbed

  • Persevere


ad