2 Tim 4:9-13 Bible Intake p1 (Hearing and Reading)

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2 Tim 4:9-13 Bible Intake p1 (Hearing and Reading)

  1. 1. 2 Timothy 4:9-13 Source : “ Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life” Donald S. Whitney
  2. 2. <ul><li>Matthew 6:33 (NASB95) </li></ul><ul><li>“ But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Upcoming Series : </li></ul><ul><li>PURSUING GODLINESS </li></ul><ul><li>based on book “Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life” by Donald S. Whitney </li></ul><ul><li>1 Timothy 4:7b (NASB95) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness” </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>What seems to be Paul’s most important? </li></ul><ul><li>2 Timothy 4:9-13 (NASB95) </li></ul><ul><li>9 Make every effort to come to me soon; </li></ul><ul><li>10 for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia. </li></ul><ul><li>11 Only Luke is with me. Pick up Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service. </li></ul><ul><li>12 But Tychicus I have sent to Ephesus. </li></ul><ul><li>13 When you come bring the cloak which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>“ No factor more influential in shaping a person’s moral and social behavior than regular Bible reading.” </li></ul><ul><li>1980 Gallop Poll </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Spiritual Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>is the key to godliness, </li></ul><ul><li>and Bible intake </li></ul><ul><li>is the most important discipline. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>HEARING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Blessed are those who hear the word of God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and observe it.” (Luke 11:28) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>READING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set the TIME </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have a PLAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take some NOTE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LEARNING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Reading gives you breadth, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>studying gives you depth” </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Spiritual Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>is the key to godliness, </li></ul><ul><li>and Bible intake </li></ul><ul><li>is the most important discipline. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Spiritual Discipline is the key to godliness, and Bible intake is the most important discipline. PEOPLE CIRCUMSTANCES SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES Little Control Full Control Work Outside In Work Inside Out

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