1 Timothy 5:1 - 6:3

Talk 5 of 6 in the series 1 Timothy 2015

1. How One Ought to Behave in the Household
a. godliness does not deny creation
b. godliness does not deny created relationships
i. age
ii. gender
c. honouring widows, elders and masters

2. Widows and the Practicalities of True Religion
a. providing for widows
i. family responsibility
ii. church responsibility
b. enrolled widows
i. true i.e. all alone without family
ii. hoping in God not self indulgent
iii. over 60 monogamous
iv. reputation for good works
c. young widows
i. passions and desires
ii. idlers, gossips and busybodies

3. Elders and the Importance of True Judgements
a. elders’ double honour
b. dealing with accusations
i. do not admit a charge lightly
ii. public rebuke
iii. no partiality
iv. no participation
v. truth will out

4. Slaves and the Obligation of Honour
a. yoke
b. motivations for honour
i. gospel reputation
ii. brothers

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