Bible Book: 1 Timothy

Dr. Truett and Baylor University

Date: July 7th, 1968  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:12-16  |  Topics: B. H. Carroll, FBC-Dallas, Truett

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for inContinue Reading


The Orders of Christian Ministry

Date: November 24th, 1968  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:8-13  |  Topics: Bishop, Church Government, Deacon, Elder, Pastor, Shepherd, overseer

Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre; Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience. And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless. Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well. For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchaseContinue Reading


The Mission of the Minister: Q & A, part 1 of 2

Date: March 21st, 1971  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 1  |  Topics: Appeal, Ministers, Ministry, Pastors, Preaching

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine, Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. NowContinue Reading


The Mission of the Minister: Q & A, part 2 of 2

Date: March 21st, 1971  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 1  |  Topics: Appeal, Ministers, Ministry, Pastors, Preaching

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine, Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. NowContinue Reading


The Pastor and His People

Date: March 15th, 1974  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 1  |  Topics: Church, Fellowship, Pastors, Preaching

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine, Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. NowContinue Reading


The Doctrine of the Atonement in the Developing Church

Date: April 16th, 1975  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 2:3-7  |  Topics: Atonement, Incarnation, Plato, Reality

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time. Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.


The Bible and Modern Science

Date: December 28th, 1980  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:20  |  Topics: Bible, Bibliology, Creation, Science, Veracity

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:


The Ordained Officers of the Church

Date: April 18th, 1982  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13  |  Topics: Authority, Church, Deacon, Ecclesiology, Elder, Pastor

This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of GodContinue Reading


The Ordained Officers of the Church

Date: April 18th, 1982  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1-13  |  Topics: Authority, Church, Deacon, Ecclesiology, Elder, Pastor

This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of GodContinue Reading


The Final State of the Church

Date: May 16th, 1982  |  Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:1  |  Topics: Apostasy, Church, Ecclesiology, Indifference

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;