Disciple - Foundations for the Future
Topic: Exposition Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:17–6:20
SERIES REVIEW AND INTRODUCTION
DISCIPLE MATURING IN FAITH WITH TIMOTHY
Many metaphors for growth in the Scriptures
1 Corinthians 3:5-9
1 Peter 2:1-3
4. Buildings and Architecture
Matthew 7, 1 Corinthians 3:10, 11, Ephesians 2
Foundations and Houses
FOUNDATIONS IN THE PRESENT (VERSE 17)
Humility and Hope
FOUNDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE (VERSE 18, 19)
STAY ON GUARD (VERSE 20,21)
OH FOR GRACE (VERSE 21B)
Grace be with you.
How firm a foundation
- Discuss the four metaphors for growth given in the Scriptures today. Organic, personal maturing, battles and building. Do you find yourself drawn towards one of them?
- Why does hope need to have a foundation? Read Hebrews 6:13-20 again. How is an anchor for a ship, similar to a foundation to a house? What do both provide?
- Why do so many of us place our hopes on riches?
- How can life disappointments reveal to us we've been setting our hopes on faulty foundations?
- What good works can you do for others in your home? In our church? In your community?
- How is love the motivation for your obedience? How does your obedience make you truly rich?