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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.

What informs our sermon planning?

February 14, 2014 | bible, Christ, exposition, God, jesus, preaching, sermon planning, sermons, teaching

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete,equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV). Have you ever wondered what informs our sermon planning? For instance, we’re beginning an eight-week sermon series through the book of 1… Read more »

What God Cares About

May 19, 2013 | Jonah 4 | exposition

Pastor Gary Combs concludes the sermon series through the book of Jonah with this message about what God cares about. We often get wrapped up in our own kingdom, our own comfort and our own stuff and neglect to care about what God cares about. This message shows us how to recognize what God cares about.

Getting a Fresh Start

May 12, 2013 | Jonah 3 | exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues the sermon series through the book of Jonah with this message about how God gave Jonah a second chance to answer His call. We can understand how God wants to give us a second chance, a fresh start. This message shows how we can receive a fresh start from God.