1 Timothy 5:1-6:2

Showing Godliness: Age and Gender

Talk 4 of 5 in a series on 1 Timothy given at Mid Year Conference in 2016 for University Students.


Talk Outline

  1. How One Ought to Behave in the Household
    • godliness does not deny creation
    • godliness does not deny created relationships
      • age
      • gender
    • honouring widows, elders and masters
  2. Widows and the Practicalities of True Religion
    • providing for widows?
      • family responsibility
      • church responsibility
    • enrolled widows
      • true i.e. all alone without family
      • hoping in God not self indulgent
      • over 60 and monogamous
      • reputation for good works
    • young widows
      • passions and desires
      • idlers, gossips and busybodies
  3. Elders and the Importance of True Judgements
    • elders’ double honour
    • dealing with accusations
      • do not admit a charge lightly
      • public rebuke
      • no partiality
      • no participation
      • truth will out
  4. Slaves and the Obligation of Honour
    • yoke
    • motivations for honour
      • gospel reputation
      • brothers

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