Sermon Bible Study Guides

2 Timothy 2:1–7 - October 25th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read 2 Timothy 2:1–7
  2. What does Paul call Timothy? (v. 1)
  3. What does Paul command Timothy to be strengthened by?
  4. What does Paul command Timothy to entrust to men?
  5. How does Paul command Timothy to share in suffering?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence
  2. Why does Paul call Timothy this? (v. 1)
  3. Who are 'faithful men, who will be able tot each others...' in v. 2?
  4. Why does Paul use a solider, athlete, and farmer to describe suffering?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How does grace give us strength?
    1. How are you tempted to rely on your own strength?
  2. Why is raising up elders an important task of elders?
  3. How are you sharing in suffering as a good solider of Christ Jesus?
  4. Sing Lord From Sorrows Deep I Call to God and to one another.
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Psalm 73 - August 2nd, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Psalm 73
  2. Who wrote the Psalm?
  3. What book of the Psalter is Psalm 73 in?
  4. What does the Psalmist tell us about God?
  5. What descriptions does the Psalmist in reference to the wicked?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize Psalm 73 in one sentence.
  2. Explain the contrast between how God treats the wicked vs. how God treats his people.
  3. Why does the Psalmist say, "...in vain have I kept my heart clean..." in v. 13?
    1. How does the Psalmist view himself in light of God?
  4. How does the Psalm connect to the gospel?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. In light of this Psalm…
    1. What should we believe about God?
    2. What should we believe about ourselves?
  2. What does this Psalm command us to do in response?
  3. How do you need to grow in trusting God?
  4. Sing "A Mighty Fortress" in response to this Psalm.