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Life In Christ... Is

October 18, 2020 Speaker: Ron Head Series: Life In Christ... Is

Topic: Christ Passage: 2 Timothy 1:1–1:7

Ron Head

Life in Christ....is:-[II Timothy 1:1-7]

I. Intentional [v.1] = Jeremiah 29:11[purposeful, fulfilling God's plan ]

A. Expressing the will of God

B. Experiencing the promise of God - "life"

1. Abundantly - John 10:10

2. Eternally - John 3:16

II. Relational [v.2-5] = John 15:13 -"friends", Romans 8:17 -"fellow heirs with Christ"

A. Loving our spiritual children = [those we have helped mature in the faith.]

1. Graciously

2. Mercifully

3. Peacefully

B. Thanking our eternal God

1. Submissively - "serve"

2. Traditionally - "ancestors"

3. Sincerely - "clear conscience"

4. Mindfully - "remember"

5. Constantly - "constantly"

6. Prayerfully - "prayers"

C. Remembering our emotional connections

1. Tearfully - "tears"

2. Longingly - "long"

3. Joyfully - "joy"

4. Faithfully - "faith" - a. Grandmotherb. Mother

III. Spiritual [v.6-7] = I Corinthians 2:11 - "spirit" - human spirit + Holy Spirit[v. 14]

A. Unwisely neglected by Timothy -"I remind you to fan the flame"

B. Graciously gifted by God - "gift of God" = [ministry - "holy calling" v.9]

C. Reverently identified by Paul - "laying on of my hands"

D. Purposefully called by God - "for God gave us"

1. Profoundly - "not fear"

2.Powerfully - "power"

3. Passionately - "love"

4. Prudently - "self-control"

LIFE IN CHRIST INVOLVES THEI.R.S.!