The Fight We Fight (Part 1)

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:18-20

As Paul finishes his opening charge, he reminds Timothy of his solemn duty as a soldier during a time of warfare. Timothy must fight the good fight.

Add. Ref.: 1 Samuel 23:8-17; 1 Corinthians 16:8-9; 2 Corinthians 12:7-10

The Heart of the True Shepherd

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:12-17

As Paul admonishes Timothy to show discernment and correct false teachers in the church, it begs the question, “What are the marks of the false teacher?” Paul’s answer in this passage is that the true shepherd, demonstrated by his own life, will live in harmony with the Gospel of grace, rather than subscribing to external righteousness by the Law.

Add. Ref.: Acts 26:9-11; Numbers 15:27-31

The Right Use of the Law

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:8-11

One of the principle marks of the false teachers is that they do not understand the concept of grace. As a result, they prescribe external behavioralism rather than internal transformation.

Add. Ref.: Titus 1:7-11

Dealing with Dangerous Teachers (Part 3)

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:3-7

As Paul begins the main body of his letter, he addresses the matter of foremost concern to Timothy: dealing with false teachers in the church. In so doing, he outlines a critical aspect of pastoral ministry.

Dealing with Dangerous Teachers (Part 2)

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:3-7

As Paul begins the main body of his letter, he addresses the matter of foremost concern to Timothy: dealing with false teachers in the church. In so doing, he outlines a critical aspect of pastoral ministry.

Add. Ref.: Matthew 4:5-6; Acts 23:18

Dealing with Dangerous Teachers (Part 1)

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:3-7

As Paul begins the main body of his letter, he addresses the matter of foremost concern to Timothy: dealing with false teachers in the church. In so doing, he outlines a critical aspect of pastoral ministry.

Add. Ref.: Jude 1:3-4; Romans 16:17-18; 2 John 1:8-11

A Letter for a Difficult Task (Part 2)

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:1-2

As Paul begins his letter to his son in the faith, Timothy, he knows the challenges and difficulties Timothy will need to endure. For that reason, Paul encourages Timothy by reminding him of his apostolic commission by the command of God.

Add. Ref.: 2 Timothy 3:1-5

A Letter for a Difficult Task (Part 1)

Pastor Matt Tarr – AM Sermon

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:1-4

As Paul begins his letter to his son in the faith, Timothy, he knows the challenges and difficulties Timothy will need to endure. For that reason, Paul encourages Timothy by reminding him of his apostolic commission by the command of God.

Add. Ref.: Galatians 1:13-17