Friday, May 21, 2010

The Man Timothy

His name means honoring God or Honored by God.

1. He was a native of Lystra (Acts 16:1)

2. His father was a Greek and his mother and grandmother were believers who taught him God's word as a child (2nd Timothy 1:4-5, 3:15)

3. His conversion. it seems he was converted during Paul's first missionary journey (Acts 14:6-7, 20-21)

His Character
a) He had a tender heart 2Tim 1:4, 1 Cor 4:17)

b) He had a reserved nature 1 Cor 16:10-11, 1 Tim 4:12, 2Tim 1:6-7)

c) He was a very faithful worker 1Cor 4:17, Phil 2:10-23)

d) Very devoted to God 1 Tim 6:11

e) Had health problem (1 Tim5:1, 5:23)

Had a Sincere faith (2 Timothy 1:5)

His Ministry
i) Was Paul's helper (Acts 19:22)

ii) Was Paul's representative to other groups of believers (1 Tim 1:3-4)

iii)Was Paul's companion in prison Phil 1:1, Col 1:1)

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