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1 Timothy 4:6-10

1 Timothy 4:6-10

Four Marks of a Good Minister/Servant

June21, 2009 – Father’s Day Sunday

Simon Goncharenko

21 FELLOWSHIP

A Southern Baptist Church

 

Sermon Outline

 

The Big Question:  What are the marks of a good minister?

 

1.        Teaching good doctrine while plugged in to the source – v. 6

    1. Teaching the right way (good/sound doctrine) – 6a
    2. Getting the proper nourishment – 6b

 

2.       Rejecting  heresies – v. 7a

 

3.       Exercising for godliness – v. 7b-9

    1. Physical exercising is of limited benefit – 7b
    2. Spiritual exercising (godliness) is of eternal benefit - 8

 

4.       Maintaining proper perspective/ focus – v.10

    1. Why does he work hard?
    2. Why does he make every effort and strive for a prize?
    3. Because his hope/focus is on the living God, the Savior of all, especially the faithful