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Not Ashamed To Handle the Truth

November 16, 2014 | 2 Timothy 2 | bible, exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series entitled, “Not Ashamed,” with this message from 2 Timothy chapter 2 about the seven images that the apostle Paul offered to help us “rightly handle” the word of truth. This is part two in a four part expositional series through the book of 2 Timothy.

Not Ashamed To Testify About Jesus

November 9, 2014 | 2 Timothy 1 | evangelism, exposition

Pastor Gary Combs begins an expositional sermon series through the book of 2 Timothy entitled “Not Ashamed.” In this first sermon based on chapter one, he discusses how the apostle Paul encouraged his young protege Timothy not to be ashamed to testify about Jesus because it is Christ in us that overcomes our shame. We can overcome the tendency to be ashamed about giving our testimony about Jesus by receiving this encouragement from God’s Word.

Fighting for the Faith

April 6, 2014 | 1 Timothy 6:11-21 | exposition, gospel

Pastor Gary Combs concludes our Entrusted series by teaching us about the battle that has been entrusted to us. We have a battle within ourselves, in our marriages and families, and for the gospel itself. How do we fight for the faith?

The Teaching of True Contentment

March 30, 2014 | 1 Timothy 6:3-10 | exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “ENTRUSTED: An Exposition of 1 Timothy” with this message from chapter 6. In this portion of the apostle Paul’s first letter to Timothy, he entrusted him with the teaching of true contentment in Christ and warned him against those who would teach a different doctrine. We are entrusted with this same teaching of true contentment that is found in Christ alone and not in the pursuit of money and possessions.

A Household of Mutual Honor

March 23, 2014 | 1 Timothy 5:1 - 6:2 | exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “ENTRUSTED: An Exposition of 1 Timothy” with this message from 1 Timothy 5. In the apostle Paul’s first letter to Timothy, he entrusted him with instructions on how the people of God were to establish a household marked by mutually honoring one another. We are entrusted with these same instructions for establishing God’s household, His church, as a people who mutually honor one another.

The Ministry of God’s Word

March 16, 2014 | 1 Timothy 4:1-16 | bible, exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “ENTRUSTED: An Exposition of 1 Timothy” with this message from 1 Timothy 4. The apostle Paul entrusted Timothy with instructions on how to carry out the ministry of God’s Word in the church at Ephesus. We can recognize that we are entrusted with these same instructions for the ministry of God’s Word.

Behaving as God’s Household

March 9, 2014 | 1 Timothy 3:1-16 | exposition, family

As we continue through the book of 1 Timothy, Pastor Gary helps us understand the qualifications of those who lead the church. Paul gave instructions to those who oversee, serve and support the church.

Worship in God’s Household

March 2, 2014 | 1 Timothy 2:1-15 | exposition, worship

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series “Entrusted: An Exposition of 1 Timothy” with this message from chapter 2. In the apostle Paul’s first letter to Timothy, he entrusted him with clear instructions on how to lead worship services in the church at Ephesus. We can recognize that as God’s family, His household, we are entrusted with these same instructions for worship. The text gives five instructions to those entrusted with how to worship in God’s household. These instructions address how we should pray, share the gospel, and men’s and women’s roles in worship.

The Message of Grace

February 23, 2014 | 1 Timothy 1:12-20 | exposition, gospel

As we continue through the book of 1 Timothy, Pastor Gary Combs helps us understand the message of grace that Paul was entrusting to Timothy – that Christ came to save sinners. When we are entrusted with that same gospel, we can continue to be thankful for God’s grace to us, we can allow ourselves to be trophies of grace put on display to show God’s glory, and we can contend for the gospel by staying true to the teaching from the Bible.

Guarding the Gospel

February 16, 2014 | 1 Timothy 1:1-11 | exposition, gospel

Pastor Gary Combs begins a new 8-week sermon series entitled: “Entrusted: An Exposition of 1 Timothy.” In this first message he addresses the first 11 verses where the apostle Paul charges Timothy to guard the gospel from false teaching as it was entrusted to him.