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Message: “Upholding the Truth Means Rejecting the False” from Justin Bebb

A message from the series “1 Timothy.” 1. God is not surprised when false believers fall away:
a. by their rejection of the truth. (4:1a)
b. by falling for the lies of Satan and this age. (4:1b)
2. Do not embrace false teachers even though they confidently teach their lies. (4:2)
3. Many false teachings are rooted in legalism. (4:3a)
4. Faith in the gospel receives God’s good gifts with thanksgiving. (4:3b-4)
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Message: “Deacons: Lead Servants for Unity” from Justin Bebb

A message from the series “1 Timothy.” 1. A deacon is one whose serving is an example for others to follow. (3:8)
2. A deacon serves for the unity of the church and to support the elders’ ministry.
(Acts 6:1-7)
3. A deacon must be a maturing believer and an example in the faith. (3:8-12)
4. A woman can serve as deaconess if a church practices the biblical definition of
deacon. (1 Timothy 3:11, Romans 16:1)
5. There is great reward in being a servant of Christ and His church. (3:13)
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Message: “Elders: Called to be Shepherd Leaders” from Justin Bebb

A message from the series “1 Timothy.” 1. God prescribes that elders lead every local church. (3:1)
a. The one leadership office of the church is described by three different names: elder/pastor/overseer. (Acts 20:17-28; 1 Peter 5:1-4)
b. An elder has three different jobs:
1. Oversee
2. Elder
3. Pastor
2. Elders lead as those that must give an account to the Chief Shepherd. (Hebrews 13:17, 1 Peter 2:24-25)
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Message: “True Greatness: Servants of All” from Justin Bebb

A message from the series “Special Services.” 1. The pride of man seeks to be recognized and treated as the greatest. (10:35-37)
2. Following Jesus is not about what we get out of it. (10:38-41)
3. Jesus’ upside down kingdom: greatness is seen in serving not receiving. (10:42-44)
4. Jesus is the greatest and He came to serve others in the gospel. (10:45)
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Message: “Confidence in the Face of Death” from Justin Bebb

A message from the series “Special Services.” 1. Jesus’ disciples were afraid of His intentional travel to Jerusalem to die. (10:32a)
2. Jesus reassured His disciples of God’s plan to hand Him over to: (10:32b-33)
a. Enemies from within: The chief priests and scribes
b. Enemies from without: The Gentiles
3. Jesus reminded His disciples that His enemies will mock, torture and kill Him.
(10:34a)
4. Jesus called His disciples to faith in God’s plan, that death will not win and He will rise again. (10:34b)
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