II Timothy 4:1-2 “Commission”

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Exposition of II Timothy: Message 22 – Commission

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A Sermon by Dr. Bob Griffin, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

I. CORE OF TIMOTHY’S COMMISSION
A. TESTIMONY

>>1. SOLEMN CHARGE – II Tim 4:1a I solemnly charge you (also Acts 8:25)
>>2. SUPREME COURT – II Tim 4:1b in the presence of God, even of Christ Jesus, (also Prov 5:21; Jer 23:24; Jn 5:22; I Tim 5:21; 6:13-14)

B. TRIBUNAL
>>1. SECOND COMING – II Tim 4:1c Who is about to judge the living and the dead, (also I Cor 3 12; 4:2; II Cor 5:10; Acts 10:42; 17:31; I Pet 4:5)
>>2. SPIRITUAL CALM – II Tim 4:1d by His appearing and His kingdom: (LAO I Thes 4:13-18; II Cor 5:10; Mt 25:14-30; Rev 1:7; 20:13-15)

C. TASK
>>1. SUFFICIENT CONVICTION – II Tim 4:2a Preach (also II Tim 1:10-11; Titus 2:1)
>>2. SACRED CREED – II Tim 4:2b the Word. (also II Tim 1:8, 13; 2:15, 34; Prov 30:5-6)

II. CONDITIONS OF TIMOTHY’S COMMISSION
A. TIMING

>>1. STRONG CAPACITY – II Tim 4:2c Be ready (also II Tim 4:7; 1:13; 2:14; 3:14)
>>2. STEADY CONSISTENCY – II Tim 4:2c in season and out of season; (also Mk 14:10-11)

B. THWARTING
>>1. SYSTEMATIC CONVINCING – II Tim 4:2d reprove – “convict”
>>2. SCALDING CENSURE – II Tim 4:2d rebuke – “warn”
>>3. SAFEGUARDING CLAIM – II Tim 4:2d and exhort, – “appeal”

C. TEACHING
>>1. SELF CONTROL – “patience” – II Tim 4:2e with complete patience
>>2. SURE COUNSEL – “explanation” – II Tim 4:2f and teaching. (also Ps 145:4)


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