Q&A: Training Your Replacements: Know the Important Point – 1 Tim. 6:17-21

Below are found the suggested answers for the insert for the message presented on August 10, 2014. The answers for the Message Based Discussion Questions are suggestions to initiate further thought and discussion, not prevent it.  May this be a blessing to dig deeper into Scripture and apply farther into life.

What is important in life? Continue reading

MSG: Training Your Replacements: Know the Important Point – 1 Timothy 6:17-21

 This concludes the series on 1 Timothy.

Bruce Larson tells the story of a man and wife and their two children who were biking in Florida. The parents taught their children the importance of bicycle safety, especially safety helmets and riding with traffic. They were biking along one beautiful weekend and saw a sign, “Naturalist Camp.” Without thinking, the dad thought, “I like nature. We should check this out for future camping sights.” Within five minutes of riding into the Naturalist’s Camp, five bare naked people were riding in the opposite direction on their bikes. The father was a “little” surprised. Then little Johnny said, “Uuuhhh Dad, oohh no, they’re not wearing their safety helmets.” Continue reading

MSG: Training Your Replacements: Honor Jesus with His Wealth 1 Tim. 6:6-16

This message was presented on June 22, 2014 as part of the series on 1 Timothy.

“Contentment makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.”  Benjamin Franklin.

If I were to write a check to you, how much would make you content? A million? A billion?  A trillion? Of course, it wouldn’t do any good to cash my check! Continue reading

Q&A: Training Your Replacements: Honor Your Boss for Jesus’ sake 1 Tim. 6:1-5

The below includes suggested answers to the Message Based Discussion Questions for the message presented on Jun. 15, 2014. The suggested answers are personal and designed to stimulate thinking, not prevent it. Use in order to foster a better discussion in your group.

Genesis 2:15

How should you work on your job?

1) Honor Your Supervisor like you would honor Jesus 6:1-2 Continue reading

MSG: Training Your Replacements: Honor Your Boss for Jesus’ Sake 1 Tim. 6:1-5

This message was presented on June 15, 2014 as part of the 1 Timothy series.

My granddaughter Sarah, will often say, “Grandpa, look at my picture!”  I’ll respond, “Good job, Sarah!” Then her sister Emma will say, “Grandpa, look at MY picture!” And I’ll say, “Emma, that is very good!” Then at times Sarah will say, “Grandpa, do you want me to show you my new dance?” And of course, I’ll say, “Sarah, that would be great!” And after affirming her, her little sister Emma, will say, “Grandpa, watch my new dance!” And she’ll try something similar. Continue reading