Paul’s Final Words (2Tim 4:1-8, 16-18)

Paul’s Final Words (2Tim 4:1-8, 16-18)

Devotional resources for this sermon available here.

Sermon Outline

  1. Review
  2. Paul’s Final Word
    1.  Imagine
    2. Intro (2Tim 1:2, 1Tim 1:2, Acts 16:1-3, 17:15, 1Cor 4:17, 16:10, 1Th 3:2)
    3. The Charge (2Tim 4:1-2)
      1. I charge you.
      2. The Witnesses
        1. By invoking the Father, Paul is saying that his commands are in line with the character and plans of God Almighty
        2. By invoking the Son, Christ Jesus, Paul is reminding Timothy of the Son’s unique purposes in plans of God.
          1. Judgment (2Tim 4:1, Jn 5:22-27)
          2. The Advents (2Tim 4:1, 1:10, 6:14, Acts 1:11)
          3. The Kingdom (1Cor 15:23-25)
      3. 5 Specific Expectations are given (2Tim 4:2, 2:8-9, 1Cor 11:31)
    4. Reason for the Charge (2Tim 4:3)
  3.  Paul’s self-reflection upon his death provides the Reason (2Tim 4:6-8, Phil 1:23)
  4. The Gloria (2Tim 4:18b)

 

 

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