Sermon Bible Study Guides

2 Timothy 1:1–5 - September 27th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read 2 Timothy 1:1–5
  2. Who wrote this letter?
    1. What does the person call themselves? (v. 1)
  3. Who was the letter written to?
    1. What is the person called? (v. 2)
  4. Who does the author thank in v. 3 and why?
  5. Why does the author long to see the person written to?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. What is an 'apostle' in v. 1?
  2. Why does Paul call Timothy 'my beloved child' in v. 2?
  3. What is the occasion for Timothy's tears in v. 4?
  4. Who are Lois and Eunice and how did they influence Timothy?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How can we be encouraged by this passage?
  2. Does your prayer life look like Paul's in v. 3?
    1. What do you think motivates his constant prayer?
  3. What implications are there for parents and families to disciple and share the gospel with those under their care?
    1. How can we as a church help those with children in this?
  4. Sing All Glory Be to Christ to God and to one another.
Posted by Michael Abraham with

Genesis 3:1-24 - April 13th 2018

the Fall

Read Genesis 3:1-6

  1. Who is introduced in v.1 and what does he do?
  2. What does his question imply and what does it seem to suggest?
  3. Who responds and how? Why is this significant?
    1. Where is the Adam?
  4. What does the serpent say and what effect does it have on the woman and man?
  5. What was God's designed order for the world and what happened to it?

Application:

  1. What do we learn about temptation?
  2. How does the devil seek to tempt us?
  3. How can we fight temptation?

Read Genesis 3:7-24

  1. Working through this whole section - what are the consequences of sin?
    1. Consider in terms of relationships.
    2. Consider in terms of our role(s).
    3. Consider in terms of the world we live in.
  2. How do the man and woman explain themselves?
    1. What does this show?
  3. What signs of mercy and grace are given, even within the context of God's judgment? How is this fulfilled in the story of the Bible? 

Application:

  1. What does this whole chapter teach us about the world we live in?
  2. How should the consequences of sin cause us to think, feel, act?
  3. What is the solution to the fall? How can it's consequences be reversed?

123