Right Doctrine in the Church

February 14, 2021 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: The Church

Topic: The Church Passage: 1 Timothy 4:1–4:16

Right Doctrine in the Church
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 2/14/2021
1 Timothy 4:1-16

Sermon Theme: The church is exhorted to be a pillar and buttress for the truth. Therefore, false teachers must be refuted and gospel-centered teachers must train themselves and their people in good doctrine and in godly living to ensure their salvation and eternal well-being.

I. REFUTE FALSE TEACHERS (1 Timothy 4:1-5)
    A. Prediction of False Teachers (1 Timothy 4:1a)
    B. Source of False Teaching (1 Timothy 4:1b-2)
    C. Content of False Teaching (1 Timothy 4:3-5)

II. AFFIRM GOSPEL TEACHERS (1 Timothy 4:6-16)
    A. Individual Training Plan (1 Timothy 4:6-10)
        1. Train Yourself in Good Doctrine (v.6)
        2. Train Yourself for Godly Living (vv.7-8a)
        3. Train Yourself for Eternal Life (vv.8b-10)
    B. Corporate Training Plan (1 Timothy 4:11-16)
        1. Teach Good Doctrine (v.11)
        2. Model Godly Living (v.12)
        3. Minister the Gospel (vv.13-15)
        4. Persevere to Eternal Life (v.16)

III. TRAIN FOR ETERNAL LIFE (Application)
    A. Train Yourself in Good Doctrine
    B. Train Yourself for Godly Living

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