Pauls Epistles

1st Timothy

Introduction

1 Timothy 1:1-2

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins his series on 1 Timothy. In this introduction, Dr. Johnson provides background on Paul's relationship to his legate as well as the historical and philosophical environment faced by the young pastor in the church.

Purity, Heresy and Meaningless Talk

1 Timothy 1:3-7

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson outlines the theological and philosophical challenges faced by Timothy in the early church.

Should We Preach the Mosaic Law?

1 Timothy 1:8-11

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his exposition of Paul's letter to Timothy with commentary on the Apostle's answer to the challenge within the church as to how to combat false teaching. Dr. Johnson explain's Paul's teachings on the true nature and purpose of God's law given to mankind.

The Unforgotten Shame and the Overflowing Mercy

1 Timothy 1:12-20

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Paul's words to Timothy about false teachers in the local church.

A Ransom for All, or John Calvin and a Work of Evangelism

1 Timothy 2:1-7

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds what Paul the Apostle meant when he stated to Timothy that Christ's sacrifice was "for all."

Pauline Thoughts on the Role of Women In the Church – I

1 Timothy 2:8-12

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins a two-part series on Paul's guidelines about the role of women in the church. Dr. Johnson discusses the service of teaching by women in the church according to Paul's instructions to Timothy.

Pauline Thoughts on the Role of Women In the Church – II

1 Timothy 2:13-15; Genesis 3:14-24

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his discussion on Paul's teachings to Timothy about the role of women in the church. Dr. Johnson expounds the Genesis account of the deception of Eve by the serpent in the light of the limits placed on women as teachers set forth by Paul.

The Office of the Elder – I

1 Timothy 3:1-7

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Paul's instructions about church organization, beginning with the office of elder.

The Office of the Elder – II

1 Timothy 3:1-7

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his exposition on church order as given by the Apostle Paul.

The Office of the Deacon

1 Timothy 3:8-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds further Paul's teachings about church offices and comments on the role of deacon.

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