Our Bible study for the week of March 31 is on 1 Timothy. Below is a link to the video, along with the Bible passages we read with the discussion questions. If you want to add your comments and perhaps start on online conversation about these texts, visit our Facebook page and find the post for this Bible study.
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READINGS & DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
READ 1:1-11 What were the problems plaguing the church in Ephesus? How does Paul want Timothy to deal with these problems? What is Paul’s ultimate goal?
READ 1:12-20 What message does Paul entrust to Timothy? How does Paul use his own life as an illustration of this message? What happened with Hymenaeus and Alexander?
READ 2:1-8 What reasons does Paul give for seeking a “quiet, peaceable life”? How is such a life sought?
READ 2:9-15 If we “reverse engineer” this passage, what seem to be the problems Paul is addressing here? What solutions does Paul suggest?
READ 3:1-7 In light of the struggle with false teachers, why is Timothy given this list of qualifications for church leaders? What is Paul’s main concern?
READ 4:1-16 What encouragement does Paul give Timothy in this chapter?
READ 6:3-10 What is the false doctrine Paul identifies here? How does this false doctrine lead to negative consequences?
READ 6:17-21 How does Paul describe the proper use of wealth? Why is this important?