by Chris Brown

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Godliness in Action (7 of 10)
Series: Doing Church God's Way
Pastor Chris Brown
1 Timothy 5:1-16

Quick Review
- Godliness doesn't just happen.
- Godliness is the only thing that lasts.
- Godliness will cost you something.
- Godliness starts with a daily decision.

Understanding A Tough Passage
1 Timothy 5:1-16
The widow's list:

Applying It To Today

Our godliness is evident in:

The way we handle spiritual needs.
1 Timothy 5:1, Ephesians 4:15, Matthew 18:15

The way we see and treat each other as family.
1 Timothy 5:1-2, 2 Corinthians 6:18, Matthew 12:50, Ephesians 2:19

The way we meet physical needs.
1 Timothy 5:3-16, Proverbs 29:7, James 1:27

The priority we give our own families.
Matthew 15:3-6, Proverbs 27:23-27, Proverbs 23:22

Guidelines for godliness:
Faithful to your spouse
Known for good deeds
Bringing up children
Showing hospitality
Washing the feet of the saints
Helping those in trouble
Devotion to good deeds

Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)

1. This week we learned some important lessons on how we are to communicate and interact with others. Pastor Chris encouraged us to "speak the truth in love." Paul encouraged the believers in Ephesus to do the same thing in Ephesians 4:11-16. Check out that passage in its con ...

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