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New Testament Survey: The Book Of First Timothy

Written By: Steve Shirley

 

The Book Of First Timothy

Author:  Paul (1 Tim 1:1)(Paul's life alluded to in 1 Tim 1:12-16 and 1 Tim 2:7)
(For more on Paul see: Survey: Biography Of Paul)

"gave Himself"(1 Tim 2:6) / (Gal 1:4)
"for ever and ever"(1 Tim 1:17) / (Gal 1:5)
"before God"(1 Tim 5:21) / (Gal 1:20)
"pillar"(1 Tim 3:15) / (Gal 2:9)
"mediator"(1 Tim 2:5) / (Gal 3:19-20)

The Stats:

Date Written:

Place Written:  Macedonia

Written To:  Timothy in Ephesus

About Timothy:

Key Verses:  (1 Tim 1:15-16)(1 Tim 2:1-6,9-15)(1 Tim 3:15-16)(1 Tim 4:9-10)(1 Tim 5:3-4)(1 Tim 6:7-12)

Purpose: 

Special Emphasis:

Survey:

1. Legality and unsound doctrine rebuked, 1:1-20.

2. Prayer and the divine order of the sexes enjoined, 2:1-15.

3. The qualifications of elders and deacons, 3:1-16.

4. The walk of the "good minister," 4:1-16.

5. The work of the "good minister," 5:1-6:21.

(Survey from Scofield Reference Notes [1917 ed.]: Public Domain)