AM: Biblical Behavior in a Biblical Church

Text: I Timothy 3:14-16

  1. Respecting the written Word of God   V. 14
    1. The things written to us in it are from God – II Tim 3:14-17; Jeremiah 1:1-4; 7-9
    2. God used Holy servants of His to record His Word – II Peter 1:16-21
    3. Man should not alter God’s Word – Rev 22:16-19; Deut. 4:1-2; 12:32; Prov. 30:4-6
    4. Man must not neglect God’s Word – Joshua 1:7-9
  2. Desiring to be together with God’s people  V. 14-15
    1. Together in worship before God
    2. Together in the house of God
    3. Together keeping His church right with Him
  3. Proclaiming and protecting God’s message of the Incarnation   V. 16
    1. Godliness is only produced by God – II Cor. 5:17-221; Isaiah 64:6-9
    2. God manifested in the flesh is a miraculous mystery
    3. God becoming man in order to redeem man is only what God can do

The mystery of Godliness is produced by God  – 2 Corinthians 5:21

Action Points:

  • How has God’s Word today influenced your view of God’s Word?
  • How are you helping the Lord’s church here be what He wants it to be?
  • How can you plan to lift up the message of God in your celebration of the Incarnation of Christ?