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2 TIMOTHY: LESSON 4


II. PAUL WARNS TIMOTHY AGAINST VAIN DISPUTES (2:14-26)


A. As a “workman,” shun profane babblings (v. 14-19)

 1. Example of false doctrine concerning the resurrection.


B. As an “honored vessel,” flee youthful lusts (v. 20-23)

 1. Follow:

  a. Righteousness

  b. Faith

  c. Love

  d. Peace


 2. Refuse foolish and ignorant questionings.

 

C. As the “Lord’s servant,” do not strive (v. 24-26).

 1. Be gentle.

 2. Be apt to teach.

 3. Be forbearing.

 4. Correct in meekness.


QUESTIONS


1. Of what things is Timothy to put his brethren in remembrance?



2. Does verse 15 have anything to do with Bible Study?



3. How would Timothy know that he was “approved unto God?”



4. What was Timothy to do about “profane babblings?”



5. Why are these “babblings” so dangerous?



6. What teaching was Hymenaeus and Philetus doing?



7. What two principles form a firm foundation for us in times of false teaching being spread?



8. What was Timothy to “flee?”



9. How does God give those who oppose the truth a heart of repentance?



10. Satan’s snare and captivating will demand God’s miraculous power for one to be recovered.  (True)  (False)




2 TIMOTHY: LESSON 5


II. PAUL WARNS TIMOTHY OF THE CHARACTER OF THE LAST DAYS (3:1-9).


A. Grievous times: self-centered people (v. 1-5a).

 1. Lovers of self - selfish

 2. Lovers of money – covetous

 3. Boastful

 4. Haughty – arrogant

 5. Railers – revilers – blasphemers

 6. Disobedient to Parents

 7. Unthankful – lack of common gratitude – ungrateful

 8. Unholy – irreverent

 9. Without natural affection – lacking love for kinsmen

 10. Implacable – irreconcilable – trucebreakers

 11. Slanderers – malicious gossips – false accusers

 12. Without self-control

 13. Fierce – brutal

 14. No lovers of good – haters of good

 15. Traitors – treacherous

 16. Headstrong – reckless

 17. Puffed up – conceited

 18. Lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God

 19. Hold form of godliness but deny power thereof


B. Timothy must turn away from such people (v. 5b – 9)

 1. Deceptive false teachers will come from this group.

2. Women willingly deceived – ever learning but not coming to the knowledge of the truth.

3. The folly of withstanding truth will be evident – just like Jannes and Jambres who withstood Moses.

 

QUESTIONS


1. To what period does “the last days” refer?



2. Grievous seasons are characterized by what kind of people?



3. What TWO things go along with lovers of self and lovers of pleasure?



4. What accompanies sinful pride?



5. What is family-life like in grievous times?



6. What kind of control is needed to help avoid grievous times?



7. What are some characteristics of “coldness” that characterize grievous times?



8. What was Timothy to do with such people characterizing grievous times?



9. What made the false teachers deceptive?



10. Why were some women “silly?”



11. Who were Jannes and Jambres?



12. Why were those who withstood the truth like Jannes and Jambres?



13. What kind of mind accompanies withstanding the truth of the Gospel?