Valley Bible Church's Sermon Questions on The First Epistle of Timothy


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First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,
- 1 Timothy 2:1-3

The First Epistle of Timothy (2003 - 2005)


A. The correction of church opponents (1:1-20)

1. The person of Timothy (1:1-2)

2. The protection of the church (1:3-7)

3. The purpose of the Law (1:8-11)

4. The perspective of Paul (1:12-17)

5. The prescription for Timothy (1:18-20)

B. The conduct of church behavior (2:1-15)

1. Our conduct in the world (2:1-7)

2. Our conduct as the church (2:8-10)

3. Our conduct in the church (2:11-15)

C. The character of church leaders (3:1-13)

1. The character of church elders (3:1-7)

2. The character of church deacons (3:8-13)

D. The confession of church doctrine (3:14-16)

E. The care of church ministry

1. The defense of the church (4:1-9)

2. The development of the church (4:10-16)

F. The charge for church members

1. Our care for those in need (5:1-16)

2. Our care for those who lead (5:17-25)

G. The concern for church wealth

1. The good fruit with our finances (6:1-10)

2. The good fight of faith (6:11-16)

3. The good foundation for the future (6:17-21)