1 Timothy 4:6-10

1 Timothy 4:6-10

Four Marks of a Good Minister/Servant

June21, 2009 – Father’s Day Sunday

Simon Goncharenko


A Southern Baptist Church


Sermon Outline


The Big Question:  What are the marks of a good minister?


1.        Teaching good doctrine while plugged in to the source – v. 6

    1. Teaching the right way (good/sound doctrine) – 6a
    2. Getting the proper nourishment – 6b


2.       Rejecting  heresies – v. 7a


3.       Exercising for godliness – v. 7b-9

    1. Physical exercising is of limited benefit – 7b
    2. Spiritual exercising (godliness) is of eternal benefit - 8


4.       Maintaining proper perspective/ focus – v.10

    1. Why does he work hard?
    2. Why does he make every effort and strive for a prize?
    3. Because his hope/focus is on the living God, the Savior of all, especially the faithful