A Man Of God - South Jordan
Think About It: What we fight for says something about what we can’t live without.
Culture Says: A man is defined by WHAT.
Biblical Christianity Says: A man is defined by WHO.
1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,
1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
Key Truth #1: A man of God is known by what he FLEES from and what he FOLLOWS after.
1 Timothy 6:12-14, 20 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. 13 In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while testifying before Pontius Pilate made the good confession, I charge you14 to keep this command without spot or blame until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,
1 Timothy 6:20-21 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge, 21 which some have professed and in so doing have departed from the faith.
Key Truth #2: A man of God FIGHTS for truth.
John 14:6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Good News: When you fight for truth, you fight to WIN.
1 Corinthians 15:55-57 For sin is the sting that results in death, and the law gives sin its power.57 But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.