Paul's Epistles to Timothy and Titus by Jamess K. Crews
A Study Guide for LIFE

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While Paul was in prison for the final time, he sent Timothy and Titus, young and relatively inexperienced Christian workers, to check on the churches he had established. While they were gone, Paul sent them these letters, two to Timothy and one to Titus. In each of them, Paul set forth principles that govern the administration of the local church. He dealt with the qualifications of church leaders, the ministry to widows in the church, and the correction of wayward members and those who misuse the Scriptures. He encouraged both Timothy and Titus to be diligent in serving the Lord and to pursue godliness with a pure heart. Persecution and apostasy had already started to creep into the folds of the Church and Paul was concerned that Timothy and Titus would be true to the Lord in both their faith and ministry. He instructed them to put every church in order to give them the best chances to prosper and influence their world for Christ. In these private letters, Paul shared his feelings about his expected martyrdom by the Roman sword and his sorrow over the absence of his friends and co-workers since they fled to safer areas. As you use this Study Guide for LIFE, you will be helped by three specific tools: 1) explanatory notes which offer insight into difficult or controversial passages; 2) searching questions which direct you back to the text for answers, and 3) probing questions that expand the context and challenge you to apply the truths in this book to your own life and culture. Our goal is that you will know what the text says, what it means and will be able to apply it appropriately. The Study Guide is appropriate for the study efforts of individuals, small groups or teachers preparing to explain this book. Whether you are a curious seeker or a professional minister, the Study Guide for LIFE will enhance and facilitate greater understanding into the Word and Ways of God. May it also cause you to conform your personal life and ministry to the advice Paul gives these young pastors.
 

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Published November 16, 2016 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 90 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality.