Lesson for June 25, 2016.

PAUL’S FINAL MESSAGE TO THE CHURCH

Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 4:1-8.

Memory Verse: 1 Timothy 5:7.

  1. Before whom did Paul give his final charge, and at what time did he say the living and the dead would be judged? 2 Timothy 4:1.
  2. What did he admonish his people to preach, and what of the use of doctrine? 2 Timothy 4:2.
  3. What prophecy did he give of the people’s attitude towards sound doctrine? 2 Timothy 4:3.
  4. How did he say the people of the last days would generally consider truth, and to what would they be turned? 2 Timothy 4:4.
  5. How did he instruct Timothy relative to affliction in connection with the work before him? 2 Timothy 4:5.
  6. Was Paul reconciled to his fate and ready to lay down his life? 2 Timothy 4:6.
  7. Was he thoroughly satisfied with the battle of his life he had so incessantly fought, and did he know he had  won the victory? 2 Timothy 4:7.

NOTE:  Every child of God should be satisfied with his life. He should know day by day that he is fighting the good fight of faith.

  1. What was now Paul’s great comfort and hope, and to what time did he look, expectant of receiving his reward? 2 Timothy 4:8 [last part].
  2. Who was it that stood by Paul, giving him strength to fight the battle of life? 2 Timothy 4:17.
  3. Was Paul the most concerned about deliverance from afflictions or from evil work? 2 Timothy 4:18.
  4. In Paul’s last admonition to Titus what did he say about denying ungodliness and lust? Titus 2:12.
  5. To what should we constantly look with joy and anticipation? Titus 2:13: 2 Timothy 4:8, [last part].

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For the previous lessons: 2016 & 2015