1 TIMOTHY 2:1-8 – GOD HAS A PLAN
Has it ever occurred to you that God knows what He is doing? God has a plan and He will indeed carry it out. Psalm 33:10-11
In this text we what some of the plan of God entails.
THE PRAYERS OF THE SAINTS – Vss. 1, 2, 8
God’s purposes are accomplished as God’s servants pray. They are to be praying for all men, especially for all leaders so that they can lead a godly life in peace.
THE PURPOSE OF GOD – Vss. 3-4
Such godly living on the part of saints will attract the unsaved and challenge them to come to Christ (Matthew 5:14-16). God’s purpose is that all will be saved. He wants to see people trust his Son as Savior. Not all will, but it is God’s purpose none the less.
THE PRICE PAID BY CHRIST – Vss. 5-6
There is only one person who can mediate between man and God. That person is God’s Son. By dying for sin He made it possible for all to be reconciled to God.
THE PROCLAMATION OF THE GOSPEL – Vs. 7
Paul was called to proclaim the Gospel of Christ to an unsaved world, especially to the Gentiles. We are also called to proclaim the Gospel. Matthew 28:19-20, Mark 16:15, 1 Peter 3:15