Sermon Bible Study Guides

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

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?

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?

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.
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Psalm 4 - June 28th, 2019

What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 4
  2. Who wrote Psalm 4?
  3. What petitions does he make in v. 1?
  4. What laments does he make in v. 2?
  5. Who does the LORD set apart for himself in v. 3?
  6. Where does David say to put your trust in v. 5?

What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. Why does David call on God and ask to be heard in v. 1, while in v. 3 he affirms that the LORD hears when he calls?
  3. Is it a sin to be angry? (v. 4)
  4. What blessing is "the light of your face upon us..." referencing in v. 6?
    1. Why does David use this?
  5. How does this Psalm point to Christ?

How should it change us?

  1. Do you struggle to trust God, why or why not?
  2. Are you joyful despite your circumstances, why or why not?
  3. When you sleep, are you confident that in Christ you have all the safety you need, why or why not?
  4. Sing "A Mighty Fortress is Our God" to one another and to God.
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