HOW TO MAINTAIN INTEGRITY
2 Timothy 2:20-26
Introduction: The temptation to doubt and disobey God is the oldest problem of humankind. The missionary Paul mentors his protegee Timothy, and us, in how to overcome temptation.
- I.RUN AWAY!
- A.Flee!!! “Seek Safety in Flight”
- B.What to Flee:
- 1.Idols (1 Corinthians 10:14)
- 2.Materialism (1 Timothy 6:11)
- 3.Sexual Temptation (1 Corinthians 6:18)
- 4.Evil Desires (2 Timothy 2:22)
- C.These War Against Your Soul (1 Peter 2:11)
- Reflections from Power Connection: Emma Baker
- II.RUN TO!
- A.Aim At and Pursue!!!
- Righteousness Faith
- Love Peace
- B.God Uses a Holy Vessel More than Skills
- Reflections from Power Connection: Anna Warntjes
- III.RUN WITH!
- A.“Along With Those Who Call Upon the Lord”
- B.“We Do It Better Together”
- 2.Honest accountability
Reflections from Power Connection: Joel Vis
Conclusion: We will face temptation until we are at home with Jesus. From what do you need to flee today?
Major outline points credited to Billy Allison