A Heart for the Nations

May 8, 2016 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: 1 Timothy

Topic: 1 Timothy Passage: 1 Timothy 2:1–8

A Heart for the Nations
Christ Proclamation Church
1 Timothy 2:1-8
Sunday, May 8, 2016

Sermon Theme – God’s heart is for all people, evidenced by Christ’s substitutionary death and role as mediator for all people. Therefore, our hearts, prayers, and actions must be for all people; that they might be saved and come to a knowledge of the truth.

          I.        Command to Pray – (2:1-3)

                       A. Prayer is of Primary Importannce– (2:1a)

                       B. Prayer is for All People – (2:1b-2)

                       C. Prayer is Pleasing to God – (2:3)

         II.      We Must Celebrate The Gospel – (1:12-17)

                       A. God's Universal Desire – (2:4)

                       B. Christ's Universal Mediation – (2:5-6)

                       C. Paul's Universal Ministry – (2:7)

           III.  Admonition to Pray – (2:8)

                      A. Call for the Ephesians to Pray – (2:8)

                      B. Call for Our Church to Pray – (Application)

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