By Garry Knighton
Church of Christ/North - Shreveport, La.
FOLLOW THE RIGHT THINGS - Part 1
I Timothy 6:11
Context of the book of I Timothy.
Paul gives four parting exhortations - 6:11-21.
Maintain strenuous moral activity - 6:11-12.
Flee from all this... - v. 11a.
Follow (PURSUE) lasting and valuable things - v. 11b.
Fight the good fight - v. 12a.
Hold - Take hold of eternal life - v. 12b.
Keep the gospel law - 6:13-16.
The commandment - v. 13-14.
Teach the rich about the dangers and responsibility of wealth - 6:17-19.
Do not be arrogant - (Proud of wealth) - v. 17a.
Do not put your hope in wealth - v. 17b.
Use wealth for good purposes - v. 18.
The eternal investment - v. 19.
The conclusion - 6:20-21.
Guard - v. 20.
Turn away from evil - v. 21.
In this lesson, let's look at some of the things we are to follow to enable us to live a better and more productive life.
Romans 4:1-22 -(3,5,6,9,13,22).
I Cor. 1:30-31.
What is Godly? Godliness?
Some passages to consider:
II Peter 1:3, 6, 7; 3:11.
I Timothy 2:2; 3:16; 4:7-8; 6:3,5,6.
II Timothy 3:5.
Acts 17:23 - WORSHIP - (this worship word is also translated godliness).
What is faith - (PISTOS)? Faithful?
We become what we PURSUE.
What have you become?
What have you been pursuing?
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