1Timothy 4:12-16 – THE PREACHER WHO HAS A LISTENING AUDIENCE
Those of us who preach want to be those to whom the congregation will listen. Here are some practical tips that help us see how we can be preachers who are heeded.
THE PREACHER’S PATTERN – Vs. 12
Preachers are to be examples to those who are in his congregation.
THE PREACHER’S PROCLAMATION – Vs. 13
Reading, exhortation and doctrine are all public ways of sharing the Word of God. 2 Timothy 4:2
THE PREACHER’S POWER – Vs. 14
The preacher is to use the Spiritual gifts he has. 2 Timothy 1:6, 14
THE PREACHER’S PONDERING – Vs. 15
The preacher is to meditate on the things mentioned above and to do them.
THE PREACHER’S PROMISE – Vs. 16
When the preacher focuses on his own walk with God and on what he is teaching, God will bless.